EFFICIENT CONSOLIDATION OF CONCRETE USING THE RESONANCE PHENOMENON AND COMBINATION OF INTERNAL AND SURFACE VIBRATIONS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$300,000.00
Award Year:
1992
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
14708
Agency Tracking Number:
14708
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
5457 Jo Pass, East Lansing, MI, 48823
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Al Sari
Executive Vice President
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
A CONCRETE CONSOLIDATION SYSTEM WILL BE DEVELOPED WHICH TAKES ADVANTAGE OF THE RESONANCE PHENOMENON AND HARMONIC COMBINATION OF INTERNAL AND SURFACE VIBRATIONS FOR EFFICIENTACHIEVEMENT OF UNIFORM AND THOROUGH CONSOLIDATION OF CONCRETE PAVEMENTS. AN INTEGRATED ANALYTICAL-EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH IS PLANNED TO ASSESS THE TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY AND COST COMPETITIVENESS OF THE PROPOSED APPROACH. ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES WILL BE USED TO DESIGN THE SYSTEM AND DECIDE ITS OPTIMUM OPERATION CONDITIONS. A LABORATORY-SCALE VERSION OFTHE SYSTEM WILL BE MANUFACTURED, AND AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY WILL BE CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE ITS EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY. THE PERFORMANCE AND LIFE-CYCLE COST OF THE PROPOSED SYSTEM WILL BE COMPARED WITH THOSE OF CONVENTIONAL SURFACE AND INTERNAL VIBRATORS.

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