Reviews | Challenge Journal of Concrete Research Letters

Investigation of roller compacted concrete: Literature review

Gokhan Calis, Sadık Alper Yıldızel


DOI: https://doi.org/10.20528/cjcrl.2019.03.003

Abstract


Roller compacted concrete is a type of zero slump product produced from the same materials with conventional concrete. There are various methods for the design of RCC namely; corps of engineers’ practice, high paste method, roller compacted dam method and maximum density method. Development of RCC has led a significant shift in the construction projects primarily in dams as the traditional practise of placing, compacting and consolidation is slow. By using RCC in earth and rock filled dams made the construction process quicker and consequently shortened the duration of construction. RCC used dam projects and be completed 1-2 years earlier than the other dams as mentioned in the article of Bagheri and Ghaemian (2004). Use of RCC has substantially increased in the last decades especially for pavement applications. It has a low construction cost and can be done quickly compared to asphalt. It is widely constructed in areas/ roads carrying heavy loads in low speed. On the other hand, in recent years' utilization of RCC in urban areas such as highways and streets has also increased. It has been proved that RCC has a competitive advantage over high performance asphalt pavements in terms of high compressive strength, durability, low maintenance cost, longer service life. Like conventional concrete, fibre addition is widely preferred in RCC as well. Fibre addition has contribution to mechanical properties of RCC and sustainability.


Keywords


roller compacted concrete; concrete road; roller compacted concrete applications; concrete characteristics

Full Text:

PDF

References


Abdo FY (2010). Innovative Sustainable Pavement Solutions. Concrete Sustainability Conference, Dubai, UAE, 101-107.

ACI 327 (2015). Guide to Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavements. American Concrete Institute, 327R.

ACPA (American Concrete Pavement Association) (2014). Roller-Compacted Concrete Guide Specificaiton, pp. 1–29. http://www.acpa.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ACPA-Roller-Compacted-Concrete-Guide-Specification-Version-1.2.pdf.Downloaded on 01-07-2019.

Adamu M, Mohammed BS, Shahir M (2018). Mechanical properties and performance of high volume fly ash roller compacted concrete containing crumb rubber and nano silica. Construction and Building Materials, 171(2018), 521–538.

Aghabaglou AM, BAyqra SH, Ozen S, Altun MG, Faqiri ZA, Ramyar K (2019). Silindirle sıkıştırılmış beton karışımlarının tasarım yöntemleri ve yapılan çalışmalar. Pamukkale Univesity Journal of Engineering Sciences, In Press.

Arizona Department of Transportation (1990). Roller Compacted Concrete Pavement. http://rccpavementcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Arizona-DOT-RCC.pdf. Downloaded on 01-07-2019.

Auta SM, Shiwua AJ, Tsado TY (2015). Compressive strength of concrete with millet husk ash (MHA) as a partial replacement for cement. Magazine of Civil Engineering, 59(7), 74–79.

Bagheri SY, Ghaemian M (2004). Nonlinear dynamic analysis of lean RCC dams. International Symposium on Dams for a Changing World, Kyoto, Japan, 102-108.

Benouadah A, Beddar M, Meddah A (2017). Physical and mechanical behaviour of a roller compacted concrete reinforced with polypropylene fiber. Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, 9(2), 623-635.

Berga L, Buil JM (2003). Roller Compacted Concrete Dams. Taylor & Francis Group. UK, 30-45.

Berry JR, Tayabji SD (2001). Report on Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavements, 95, 1–32.

Bílý P, Fládr J, Haase M (2015). Experimental verification of properties of roller-compacted concrete for pavements. Advanced Materials Research, (2015), 307-312.

Chhorn C, Hong SJ, Lee SW (2017). Relationship between compressive and tensile strengths of roller-compacted concrete. Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, 5(3), 215–223.

Damrongwiriyanupap N, Liang YC, Xi Y (2012). Application of Roller Compacted Concrete in Colorado’s Roadways. https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/25059. Downloaded on 29-07-2019.

Dareyni M, Moghaddam AM, Delarami A (2018). Effect of cationic asphalt emulsion as an admixture on transport properties of roller-compacted concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 163, 724–733.

Ghahari SA, Mohammadi A, Ramezanianpour AA (2017). Performance assessment of natural pozzolan roller compacted concrete pavements. Case Studies in Construction Materials, 2017 (7), 82-90.

Harrington D, Abdo F, Adaska W (2010). Guide for Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavements. http://trid.trb.org/view.aspx?id=1082276. Downloaded on 10-07-2019.

Hashemi M, Shafigh P, Karim MRBK, Aris CD (2018). The effect of coarse to fine aggregate ratio on the fresh and hardened properties of roller-compacted concrete pavement. Construction and Building Materials, 169, 553–566.

Hazaree CV (2007). Transport properties and freeze-thaw resistance of roller compacted concrete (RCC) for pavement applications. Iowa State University, Iowa, https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=15876&context=rtd. Downloaded on 15-07-2019.

Jones D (2012). Advances in Pavement Design through Full-scale Accelerated Pavement Testing. Taylor & Francis Group, 85-99.

Karadelis JN, Lin Y (2015). Flexural strengths and fibre efficiency of steel-fibre-reinforced, roller-compacted, polymer modified concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 93, 498–505.

Khayat KH, Libre NA (2014). Roller Compacted Concrete - Field Evaluation and Mixture Optimization. National University Transportation Center at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Kiyanets AV (2018). Concrete with recycled polyethylene terephthalate fiber (Бетон с добавлением фибры из переработанного полиэтилентерефталата). Magazine of Civil Engineering, 8(84), 109–118.

LaHucik J, Dahal S, Roesler J, Amirkhanian AN (2017). Mechanical properties of roller-compacted concrete with macro-fibers. Construction and Building Materials, 135, 440–446.

Luhr DR (2000). Engineering and Design Roller Compacted Concrete. (EM 1110-2-2006), 1–77.

Madhkhan M, Azizkhani R, Torki Harchegani ME (2012). Effects of pozzolans together with steel and polypropylene fibers on mechanical properties of RCC pavements. Construction and Building Materials, 26(1), 102–112.

Madhkhan M, Nowroozi S, Torki ME (2015). Flexural strength of roller compacted concrete pavements reinforced with glass-roved textiles. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 55(1), 137–160.

Mardani-Aghabaglou A, Ramyar K (2013). Mechanical properties of high-volume fly ash roller compacted concrete designed by maximum density method. Construction and Building Materials, 38, 356-364.

Mohammed HA (2018). Two Layer Roller Compacted Concrete. Ph.D thesis, The University of Nottingham, Notthingham, UK.

Muscalu MT, Andrei R, Budescu M, Taranu N, Flroescu E (2013). Use of Recycled Materials in the Construction of Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) Pavements. Advanced Materials Research, 649, 262–265.

Nanni A, Johari A (1989). RCC pavement reinforced with steel fibers. Concrete International, 11(3), 64-69.

Neocleous K, Graeff A, Pilakoutas K, Koutselas K (2011). Fibre-reinforced roller compacted concrete transport pavements. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Transport, 164(2), 97–109.

Neocleous K, Pilakoutas K (2011). Steel fibre reinforced roller-compacted pavements: Research and practical experience. 2nd International Conference on Best Practices of Concrete Pavements, Florianopolis, Brazil, 1–12.

Omran A, Harbec D, Hamou AT, Gagne R (2017). Production of roller-compacted concrete using glass powder: Field study. Construction and Building Materials, 133, 450–458.

Piggott RW (1999). Roller Compacted Concrete Pavements - A Study of Long Term Performance. Portland Cement Assocaiation, http://rccpavementcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/PCA-Piggot-Long-Term-Performance.pdf. Downloaded on 10-07-2019.

Rao SK, Sravana P, Rao TC (2016a). Abrasion resistance and mechanical properties of Roller Compacted Concrete with GGBS. Construction and Building Materials, 114, 925–933.

Rao SK, Sravana P, Rao TC (2016b). Investigating the effect of M-sand on abrasion resistance of Roller Compacted Concrete containing GGBS. Construction and Building Materials, 122, 191–201.

Report F (2015). Arkansas Demonstration Project : The Use of Roller Compacted Concrete to Reconstruct a Segment of SH 213 in Fayetteville, https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/hfl/projects/ar_hwy213_rcc.pdf. Downloaded on 17-07-2019.

Reza F, Boriboonsomsin K (2015). Pavements made of concrete with high solar reflectance, Eco-efficient Materials for Mitigating Building Cooling Needs, Elsevier, USA.

Rooholamini H, Sedghi R, Ghobadipour B, Adresi M (2019). Effect of electric arc furnace steel slag on the mechanical and fracture properties of roller-compacted concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 211, 88–98.

Sabnis GM (2016). Green Building with Concrete Sustainable Design and Construction. Taylor & Francis Group, USA.

Shamsaei M, Aghayan I, Kazemi KA (2017). Experimental investigation of using cross-linked polyethylene waste as aggregate in roller compacted concrete pavement. Journal of Cleaner Production, 165, 290–297.

Sukontasukkul P, Ghaisakulkiet U, Jamsawang P (2019). Case investigation on application of steel fibers in roller compacted concrete pavement in Thailand. Case Studies in Construction Materials, 11, 271-282.

Toplicic-Curcic G, Grdic D, Ristic N, Grdic Z (2015). Properties, materials and durability of rolled compacted concrete for pavements. Zastita Materijala, 56(3), 345–353.

Transportation Research Record (2002). Transportation Research Record Library, California, USA. http://onlinepubs.trb.org/Onlinepubs/trr/1989/1226/1226-009.pdf. Downloaded on 01-07-2019.

Wang C, Wensu H, Hong Z, Sogn R (2018). Experimental investigations of dynamic compressive properties of roller compacted concrete (RCC). Construction and Building Materials, 168, 671–682.

Williams SG (2014). Construction of Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavement in the Fayetteville Shale Play Area, Arkansas. Transportation Research Record. Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Arkansas, USA, 1-21.

Won JP, Jang C, Lee SW, Kim WY (2009). Durability performance of roller compacted concrete using fly ash. Brittle Matrix Composites 9, Warsaw, Poland, 161-167.

Yılmaz M, Bakış A (2015). Sustainability in Construction Sector. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 195, 2253–2262.

Zhang W, Gong S, Zhang J (2018). Effect of rubber particles and steel fibers on frost resistance of roller compacted concrete in potassium acetate solution. Construction and Building Materials, 187, 752–759.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.