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Performance Evaluation of Concrete Railroad Ties on the Northeast Corridor

Document Series
Technical Reports
Author
Ronald A. Mayville, Liying Jiang, Matthew Sherman
Report Number
DOT/FRA/RPD-14/03
Office
RPD
Subject Track, Tracks & Structures
Keywords
Concrete railroad ties, alkali-silica reaction (ASR), delayed ettringite formation (DEF), impact echo, material analysis, prestressing tendons, degradation mechanisms, petrographic analyses, bursting and splitting forces, transfer strength and length

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Last updated: Friday, March 21, 2014