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Ultra-High Performance Concrete Material Model

Project Information

Project ID: 
FHWA-PROJ-09-0001
Project Status: 
Completed
Start Date: 
Thursday, January 1, 2009
End Date: 
Thursday, September 30, 2010
FHWA Program: 
Infrastructure
FHWA Subprogram: 
Structures
FHWA Activity: 
Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC)
FHWA Topics: 
Roads and Bridges--Design; Roads and Bridges--Structures; Research/Technologies--FHWA Research and Technology; Research/Technologies--Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC)
TRT Terms: 
Concrete Structures; Infrastructure; Cement; Research; Concrete; Highways; Bridges; High Performance Concrete
FHWA Discipline: 
Design, Construction and Project Management, Structures
TRB Subject Area: 
Bridges and other structures, Design, Research

Contact Information

First Name: 
Benjamin
Last Name: 
Graybeal
Telephone: 
(202) 493-3122
Team: 
Bridge Engineering Team
Office:
Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Office Code: 
HRDI-40

Project Details

Project Description: 

This projects aims to develop an ultra-high performance concrete material model for use within Abaqus, which is a suite of general purpose nonlinear finite element analysis programs.

Goals

Develop ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) material model to facilitate computational modeling of structural systems containing UHPC components.

Deliverables

Deliverable Name: 
Finite Element Analysis of Ultra-High Performance Concrete: Modeling Structural Performance of an AASHTO Type II Girder and a 2nd Generation Pi-Girder
Deliverable Type: 
Research report or guidelines
Deliverable Description: 
Research report documenting findings of research study.
Deliverable Name: 
"Finite Element Analysis of UHPC: Structural Performance of an AASHTO Type II Girder and a 2nd Generation Pi-Girder"
Deliverable Type: 
Techbrief
Deliverable Description: 
Summary of findings from research project.
Deliverable Name: 
Modeling Structural Performance of Ultra-High Performance Concrete I-Girders
Deliverable Type: 
Article
Deliverable Description: 
Peer-reviewed journal published in ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering (V17, No. 5, Sept-Oct 2012, pp. 754-764). Emanates from the findings of this research project.
Deliverable Name: 
Modeling Structural Performance of 2nd Generation Ultra-High Performance Concrete Pi-Girders
Deliverable Type: 
Article
Deliverable Description: 
Peer-reviewed journal published in ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering (V17, No. 4, July-Aug 2012, pp. 634-643). Emanates from the findings of this research project.