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Properties of new and recycled clay brick aggregates for use in concrete.

Khalaf, Fouad and De Venny, Alan S (2005) Properties of new and recycled clay brick aggregates for use in concrete. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 17 (4). pp. 456-464. ISSN 0899-1561

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The testing described in this paper was performed to establish the physical and mechanical properties of new and recycled crushed clay brick aggregates for use in portland cement concrete (PCC). Various physical and mechanical properties of eight different types of aggregates were determined and compared with the limits set out in the British Standards for aggregate from natural sources used in concrete. The results were also compared with granite aggregate that has been proved to be a good natural aggregate for producing PCC. The results showed that most of the crushed clay-brick aggregates tested can be used in producing PCC for low-level civil engineering applications and that some kinds of brick aggregate possess good physical and mechanical properties that qualify them for producing high-quality concrete.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0899-1561
Electronic ISSN: 1943-5533
Uncontrolled Keywords: Clay; Brick; Recycling; Aggregate; Concrete; Evaluation;
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 690 Building & construction > 691 Building materials
600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 620 Engineering & allied operations
600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 624 Civil engineering
Library of Congress Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Item ID: 1904
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2008 16:59
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2013 11:40
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/1904

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