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Effect of Geopolymer Aggregate on Strength and Microstructure of Concrete

The geopolymer investigated in this research shows potential as a lightweight coarse aggregate for concrete, with the additional benefit of reducing the environmental impact of fly ash from coal-fired power generation.
5-Dec-2018 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Controlling Mass Concrete Effects in Large Diameter Drilled Shafts Using Full Length Central Void

A team of researchers, contractors, and state materials engineers concluded that the simple process of casting large diameter drilled shafts with a central void completely eliminated mass concrete conditions that can accompany large concrete...
30-Aug-2018 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Effects of Moisture, Temperature, and Freezing-and-Thawing on Alkali-Silica Reaction

Controlling or limiting the internal relative humidity (moisture) within concrete may prevent deterioration from occurring, or slow ongoing deterioration.
6-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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High-Volume Recycled Materials for Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure

The use of recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) in new concrete production can minimize the environmental impact associated with the construction industry.
23-May-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Service-Load Behavior of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Beams with High-Quality Recycled Concrete Aggregates

The use of discarded/rejected precast concrete represents a significant opportunity as a source for clean recycled concrete aggregates with consistent properties and high quality.
3-May-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sustainability of Recycled Concrete Aggregate

The use of mineral admixtures in concrete produced with treated recycled concrete aggregate enhances both the mechanical and durability properties leading to sustainable development.
29-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experimental Behavior of GFRP-Reinforced Concrete Columns under Lateral Cyclic Load

The present study addresses the feasibility of reinforced concrete columns totally reinforced with glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) bars achieving the drift requirements specified in various codes.
7-Mar-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Seismic Performance of a Building Subjected to Intermediate Seismic Shaking

Results from a recent study show that a prescriptive code-based approach can lead to critical underestimation of seismic demands.
1-Mar-2018 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, the American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development and distribution of consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational & training programs, certification programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete. ACI has over 95 chapters, 110 student chapters, and nearly 20,000 members spanning over 120 countries.

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