MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 147, 2018The Third International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure and Built Environment (SIBE 2017)
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Section||Transportation System and Engineering|
|Published online||22 January 2018|
Porous concrete basic property criteria as rigid pavement base layer in indonesia
Transport Engineering Research Group, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Environment, Bandung Institute of Technology, Jalan Ganeca 10 Bandung, Indonesia
2 Transport Engineering Research Group, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Environment, Bandung Institute of Technology, Jalan Ganeca 10 Bandung, Indonesia
3 Transport Engineering Research Group, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Environment, Bandung Institute of Technology, Jalan Ganeca 10 Bandung, Indonesia
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Base layer with grained material tend to occur in saturated condition at the moment of rainfall or after rainfall. In that condition, the present of traffic might also create movement below the foundation layer and reduce its bearing capacity. Nevertheless, the foundation material that contain large fine creates base layer with low permeability and slow water movement. This paper presented the procedure and result of laboratory experimental study to obtain basic property criteria for rigid pavement base layer.The porous concrete mixture was successfully designed and surpassed the minimum requirements required by Directorate General of Highways  . It was found that there was very strong correlation between void content and permeability which created fine likelihood to use void content to represent porous concrete permeability behavior. High void content with good connection resulting weaker aggregate interlocking inside the mixture so that permeability rose whereas compressive strength fell. Solid fresh density and more filled by cement paste created a smaller void that would reduce permeability and improve compressive strength. Strong correlation between fresh density towards void content and permeability opened potency to use the fresh density as a reference to set the desired porous concrete void content on the field.
Key words: Porous Concrete / Base Layer / Rigid Pavement / Fresh Density / Compressive Strength / Void Content / Permeability
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