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Performance -related testing of expansion joint systems in germany



Title: Performance -related testing of expansion joint systems in germany
Author(s): C. Recknagel
Paper category : conference
Book title: Sixth International RILEM Symposium on Performance Testing and Evaluation of Bituminous Materials
Editor(s): M. N. Partl
Print-ISBN: 2-912143-35-7
e-ISBN: 2912143772
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2003
Pages: 603 - 604
Total Pages: 2
Nb references: 2
Language: English


Abstract: The capability and durability of asphaltic plug joints - a new kind of expansion joints in bridge and road building - are tested in germany in a performance related way. In accordance to the technical rules (ZTV-BEL-FÜ) the fundamental suitability of the starting materials as well as the complete system has to be tested. With this contribution a special attention is focused on the operational test procedures of the complete system. The fundamental methodology for the development of selected system test procedures is introduced, the tests itself are explained and the performance-related informations of the system features are discussed.


Online publication: 2003-03-02
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00
doi: 10.1617/2912143772.076