New research is focusing on a model for calculating crack width in the case of cracks caused by progressive cooling of the wall (for example, at the stage of concrete hardening or during ambient temperature changes), the concrete shrinkage, and the...
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Effect of Sustained Service Loading on Post-Fire Flexural Response of Reinforced Concrete (RC) T-Beams
This research highlights the effect of sustained service load at elevated temperatures on the residual flexural response of reinforced concrete (RC) T-beams after being exposed to 1292°F (700°C) or 1652°F (900°C) for 3 hours, and then air...
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Artificial Intelligence to Investigate Properties of Concrete Mixtures Incorporating Recycled Aggregate Concrete
The use of recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) in
concrete production can lead to a significant reduction in the Modulus of Elasticity (MOE).
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A field work study of four bridges in Denver, Colorado was conducted to assess the behavior of prestressed concrete bridges carrying light rail transit loadings.
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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
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...
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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
The use of recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) in new concrete production can minimize the environmental impact associated with the construction industry.
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