Livro: The Use of Roller Compacted Concrete

1. INTRODUCTION

2. CONCEPT OF THE RCC

3. HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT OF RCC

3.1 Historical background

3.2 State of the art RCC dams

3.3 Development of roller compacted concrete in Brazil

3.4 RCC design and construction - Brazilian Practices

3.5 RCC Focused as material

3.6 Most significant events in RRC for dams

4. DESIGN OF RCC DAMS

4.1 General

4.2 Site selection

4.3 Dam type

4.4 Design considerations

4.5 Thermal and volume changes

4.6 Contraction joints

4.7 Construction joints between layers

4.8 Galleries and adits

4.9 Seepage control

4.10 Instrumentation

5. MATERIALS

5.1 General

5.2 Cementitious materials

5.3 Fillers

5.4 Aggregates

5.5 Water

5.6 Admixtures

6. DESIGN OF MIXTURE PROPORTIONS

6.1 General

6.2 Mixture proportioning - Routines

6.3 Commets, comparison and discussion

7. PROPERTIES

7.1 General

7.2 Laboratory facilities and standard

7.3 Fresh RRC properties

7.4 Hardened RRC properties

7.5 Comparison of laboratory test specimens and project cores

8. CONSTRUCTION PLANNING, CONSTRUCTION AND DETAILS

8.1 General

8.2 RCC dams - different nominations - evolution

8.3 Stting and logistic factors

8.4 Economical feasibility of RRC construction

8.5 Construction planning

8.6 General layout

8.7 Aggregate production

8.8 RCC batching and mixing

8.9 RCC transporting and placing

8.10 Compaction

8.11 Curing and protection

8.12 Surface preparation and treatment

8.13 Detailed construction method

8.14 Contraction joints

9. QUALITY CONTROL AND ASSURANCE

9.1 General points, philosophy and guidelines

9.2 Quality plan

9.3 Training and communication

9.4 Materials

9.5 Proportioning and mixing

9.6 RCC quality control during placement

9.7 Compressive strength

9.8 Temperature control

9.9 Grade and alignment control

9.10 Test fill section

9.11 Instrumentation

9.12 Laboratory

9.13 Summary

10. COSTS

10.1 Main aspects

10.2 Total cost of a project

10.3 Estimating cost for roller compacted concrete

10.4 Example

11. OTHER USE

11.1 General considerations

11.2 Foundation improvement and back-filling

11.3 Cofferdams

11.4 Embankments and slope protection

11.5 Rehabilitation and replacement

11.6 Central core

11.7 Spillway

11.8 Pavements

12. PERFORMANCE OF RCC DAMS

12.1 General

12.2 Factors affecting seepage

12.3 Durability considerations

12.4 Structural performance

12.5 Thermal performance

12.6 Cracks and seepage

12.7 Lessons learned from cracking, seepage and seepage-related phenomena

12.8 Additional comments

13. AUTHOR'S COMMENTS CONCERNED TO RCC AS CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL REFERENCES

13.1 General

13.2 Structural and materials properties

13.3 Cost

14. REFERENCES