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Performance of brick aggregate concrete at high temperatures.

Khalaf, Fouad and De Venny, Alan S (2004) Performance of brick aggregate concrete at high temperatures. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 16 (6). pp. 556-566. ISSN 0899-1561

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This paper presents the results of an experimental investigation into the effects of high temperatures on the properties of concrete made with crushed clay bricks as the coarse aggregate. Two types of brick of different strength were crushed to coarse aggregate that was used to produce concretes of different strength. Natural granite aggregate was also used to produce concretes in order to compare results. The paper presents the results for brick unit uniaxial compressive strength, aggregate impact value, aggregate relative density, brick and aggregate water absorption, aggregate porosity, concrete density, and concrete strength before and after exposure to high temperatures. The results showed that concrete could be produced using crushed clay bricks as the coarse aggregate and at high temperatures clay brick concrete preformed similar or even better than granite concrete.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0899-1561
Uncontrolled Keywords: Recycling: Brick; Aggregate; Concrete; Compressive strength; Impact value; Density; Porosity; Effects; High temperature; 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: 1905
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2008 12:37
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2013 11:40
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/1905

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