Journal article

Experimental and numerical study on soft-hard-soft (SHS) cement based composite system under multiple impact loads

Jun Wu, Xuemei Liu, Hongyuan Zhou, Liang Li, Zhongxian Liu

MATERIALS & DESIGN | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

The performance of the newly developed soft-hard-soft (SHS) cement based composite system under multiple impact loading was investigated using a combined numerical and experimental study. Such a composite consists of three layers including Geogrid (GST) reinforced asphalt concrete (AC) on the top, high strength concrete (HSC) layer in the middle, and fiber reinforced cementitious composites (FRCC) at the bottom. A Hard-Soft-Hard (HSH) composite pavement was also proposed and tested for comparison purpose. In addition, the experimental results were compared with standard rigid and flexible pavements. The SHS composite system exhibits minimum damage, higher energy absorption and significant im..

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Grants

Awarded by National University of Singapore


Awarded by National Basic Research Program of China


Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Awarded by Beijing Natural Science Foundation


Funding Acknowledgements

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the foundation from National University of Singapore (No. CN07001904), National Basic Research Program of China (No. 2015CB058003), National Natural Science Foundation of China (No 51508294), and Beijing Natural Science Foundation (No. 8172010) to collectively support this project. Thanks are given here.