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Using crushed clay brick as coarse aggregates in concrete.

Khalaf, Fouad (2006) Using crushed clay brick as coarse aggregates in concrete. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 18 (4). pp. 518-526. ISSN 0899-1561

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This paper provides the results of an experimental investigation into the use of crushed new clay brick as coarse aggregate in producing concrete. The present investigation is the first phase of a two-phase program to study the effects of using recycled masonry aggregate (predominately made of clay brick) with its impurities on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete. Four different types of new clay bricks with different compressive strengths were used in the investigation. Several physical and mechanical properties of fresh and hardened concrete produced from crushed clay brick aggregates were determined and compared to concrete produced using granite as a proven aggregate.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0899-1561
Uncontrolled Keywords: Clay Brick; Recycled brick; Aggregate; Concrete; Testing; Physical properties; Mechanical properties; Comparison to granite aggregate;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 690 Building & construction > 691 Building materials
600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 624 Civil engineering
Library of Congress Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Item ID: 1902
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2008 12:50
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2013 14:24
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/1902

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