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Research on Grooved Concrete Pavement Based on the Durability of Its Anti-Skid Performance

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Key Laboratory for Special Area Highway Engineering of Ministry of Education, Chang’an University, South Erhuan Middle Section, Xi’an 710064, China
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Hunan Province Highway Design Limited Company, Changsha 410005, China
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Gansu Province Transportation Planning, Survey and Design Institute Limited Company, Lanzhou 730030, China
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Appl. Sci. 2018, 8(6), 891; https://doi.org/10.3390/app8060891
Received: 17 April 2018 / Revised: 16 May 2018 / Accepted: 23 May 2018 / Published: 30 May 2018
The objectives of the present study are to investigate the anti-skid performance of concrete pavement and to attempt to enhance its durability by two different methods: using a longitudinally-transversely grooved (LT) form, and using a self-developed composite curing agent containing paraffin and Na2SiO3 as the main ingredients. The friction coefficient (μ) was measured by self-developed equipment to evaluate the anti-skid performance of samples with three different groove forms (LT, longitudinally grooved (L), and transversely grooved (T)). Abrasion tests were then carried out to evaluate the durability of the anti-skid performance. The results indicated that anti-skid performance of LT samples was approximately 46.2% greater than that of T samples, but its durability was not as significant as that of T samples. However, the resistance to abrasion could be improved by using the aforementioned curing agent. Comparisons were carried out between samples sprayed the curing agent and control samples without any curing agent under standard conditions. It was found that the application of the curing agent increased the anti-skid durability of concrete by 35.4%~47.8%, proving it to be a useful and promising technique. View Full-Text
Keywords: concrete pavement; anti-skid performance durability; self-developed equipment; self-developed composite curing agent; longitudinally-transversely grooved form concrete pavement; anti-skid performance durability; self-developed equipment; self-developed composite curing agent; longitudinally-transversely grooved form
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Zheng, M.; Tian, Y.; Wang, X.; Peng, P. Research on Grooved Concrete Pavement Based on the Durability of Its Anti-Skid Performance. Appl. Sci. 2018, 8, 891.

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Zheng M, Tian Y, Wang X, Peng P. Research on Grooved Concrete Pavement Based on the Durability of Its Anti-Skid Performance. Applied Sciences. 2018; 8(6):891.

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Zheng, Mulian; Tian, Yanjuan; Wang, Xiaoping; Peng, Ping. 2018. "Research on Grooved Concrete Pavement Based on the Durability of Its Anti-Skid Performance" Appl. Sci. 8, no. 6: 891.

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