Design and Maintenance of Porous Concrete Pavement

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Porous concrete is commonly used by ecologically sound construction companies, since it helps to manage water runoff in sustainable way. Many so-called “green” builders promote the use of porous concrete in their projects [1]. Although porous concrete is a viable material that has the potential to replace the use of traditional concrete pavements in situations where heavy traffic is limited, porous concrete has been predominantly used in non-pavements applications, with only a limited use in pavements applications. This paper provides a clear indication of design and maintenance of porous concrete in pavements applications. Various designs of porous concrete pavement were schematized and explained.

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Edited by:

Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen

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3878-3882

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.71-78.3878

Citation:

N. Elguemri and Y. F. Fan, "Design and Maintenance of Porous Concrete Pavement", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 71-78, pp. 3878-3882, 2011

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July 2011

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