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6. Macro-level Performance Assessment of Concrete: Experimental Fracture Analysis

Authors : Subhasis Pradhan, Shailendra Kumar, Sudhirkumar V. Barai

Published in: Particle Packing Method for Recycled Aggregate Concrete

Publisher: Springer Nature Singapore

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Abstract

Natural coarse aggregate (NCA) can potentially be replaced with recycled coarse aggregate (RCA), which is derived from the leftover concrete from construction and demolition (C &D) projects. However, RCA has drawbacks of its own, notably because of the porous mortar layer and micro-cracks. This motivates academics throughout the world to reduce the impact of the RCA’s inherent drawbacks in recycled aggregate concrete (RAC). Different mix design techniques, mixing procedures, the addition of fibres, and the addition of mineral admixtures are suggested in this context.

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Metadata
Title
Macro-level Performance Assessment of Concrete: Experimental Fracture Analysis
Authors
Subhasis Pradhan
Shailendra Kumar
Sudhirkumar V. Barai
Copyright Year
2024
Publisher
Springer Nature Singapore
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-7516-7_6