Mathematical Problems in Engineering / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Comparisons of Two Typical Specialized Finite Element Programs for Mechanical Analysis of Cement Concrete Pavement

Table 1

Parameters of finite element models.

Parameter typeKENSLABSEverFE

Axle load(i) Eight 204.1 mm × 140.5 mm rectangular uniform loads
(ii) Contact pressure: 620.6 kPa
(iii) Dual spacing: 336.1 mm, tandem spacing: 1208.8 mm, and the overall width: 2317.7 mm.

Slab(i) 4572 mm (length) × 3657.6 mm (width) × 178 mm (thickness)
(ii) Joint width: 5.0 mm
(iii) Elastic modulus: E1 = 27580 MPa, Poisson’s ratio: ν1 = 0.15, and unit weight: γ = 23.58 kN/m3.

Dowel(i) Length: l = 356 mm, diameter: d = 25.4 mm, and 305 mm on centers
(ii) Elastic modulus: E2 = 200,000 MPa and Poisson’s ratio: ν2 = 0.3;
(i) Dowel support modulus: K = 407,000 MN/m3.(i) Dowel-slab support modulus: K′ = K·d= 10338 MPa;
(ii) Aggregate interlock: 0.5 MPa/mm (software default).

Liquid foundation(i) Reaction modulus: 54.2 MN/m3.(i) Reaction modulus: 0.0542 MPa/mm.

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