aggregate interlock

aggregate interlock

[′ag·rə·gət ′in·tər‚läk]
(engineering)
The projection of aggregate particles or portions thereof from one side of a joint or crack in concrete into recesses in the other side so as to effect load transfer in compression and shear, and to maintain mutual alignment.

aggregate interlock

The projection of aggregate particles or portions thereof from one side of a joint or crack in concrete into recesses in the other side so as to effect load transfer in compression and shear, and maintain mutual alignment.
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Due to the size of the individual PaveDrain blocks, the joints are designed to be left open; aggregate interlock and re-filling is not required, which greatly reduces maintenance.
The CALUW was ranged from 60% to 105% to investigate the level of aggregate interlock in the mixture.
It is used to design and evaluate the aggregate interlock and packing characteristics of a gradation based on VMA.
In a coarse graded mixture, coarse aggregate interlock plays a significant role in resisting deformation.

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