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The mechanical properties of the concrete using metakaolin additive and polymer admixture

Al Menhosh, A, Wang, Y and Wang, Y 2016, 'The mechanical properties of the concrete using metakaolin additive and polymer admixture' , Journal of Engineering, 2016 .

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Abstract

Environmentally friendly and high performance concrete is very import for the applications in sewage andwater treatment industry. Using mineral additives such as fly ash and silica fume has been proven to be an effective approach to improve concrete properties. This paper reports a study of the effect of using both polymer and metakaolin additives together on the mechanical and durability properties of concrete. Different proportions of the combination using two different polymers, metakaolin, and recycled fiber reinforcement have been studied. The effects of water-to-cement ratio and the curing methods have also been compared. At last an optimized mixture and curing method has been suggested

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Engineering
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
ISSN: 2314-4904
Funders: Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research Scholarship Program
Depositing User: Y Wang
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2016 09:56
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2016 09:56
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/40022

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