SPR-4840: Physics-based Modelling of Concrete Degradation Phenomena: Impact of Construction Defects on Long Term Cost and Material Properties

This project aims at providing a methodology to quantify the additional costs that certain construction defects (with excessive air voids, in thin and rigid deck overlays) will have on the service life of a bridge deck. The performance of the deck throughout its life span will be described using the concepts of durability and service load performance such as cracking and deflections. A stochastic chemical-mechanical model will be developed, for both standard and non-standard construction cases, including the effects of properly and improperly executed interventions on the concrete deck. Recommendations will be identified.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $228477
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Purdue University/Indiana Department of Transportation JHRP

      Purdue University
      1284 Civil Engineering Building, Room 4154
      West Lafayette, IN  United States  47907-1284
    • Principal Investigators:

      Dyke, Shirley

      Ramirez, Julio

    • Start Date: 20231201
    • Expected Completion Date: 20260228
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01892135
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Indiana Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: SPR-4840
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Aug 31 2023 4:36PM