Replacement of Coarse Aggregate with Locally Available Brick Aggregate
Due to the abundant usage of concrete as a construction material, there is a fast dwindling source of aggregates. There are regions where there is scarcity of coarse aggregate, so to resolve this problem, Bricks Aggregates (BAs) can be used as coarse aggregate. A concrete mix ratio of 1:2:4 having characteristics strength of 3000 psi has been used in this experimental work. Compressive and tensile strength of concrete mix where 50% coarse aggregate is replaced with brick aggregate and concrete mix where 100% coarse aggregate is replaced with brick aggregate and addition of silica fume as a supplementary cementing material have been evaluated at 7, 14 and 21 days of age. The experimental test results revealed the compressive and tensile strength of concrete where coarse aggregate is replaced at 50% is almost the same as that normal concrete at the 7, 14, 21 and 28 days.
Keywords:concrete, brick, aggregate, coarse, compressive, strength, tensile, silica fume
A. R. Khaloo, “Properties of concrete using crushed clinker brick as coarse aggregate”, ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 91, No. 2, pp. 401–407, 1994 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14359/4058
N. Segre, I. Joekes, “Use of tire rubber particles as addition to cement paste”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 30, No. 9, pp. 1421–1425, 2000 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0008-8846(00)00373-2
A. Turatsinze, S. Bonnet, J.-L. Granju, “Mechanical characterisation of cement-based mortar incorporating rubber aggregates from recycled worn tyres”, Building and Environment, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 221–226, 2005 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2004.05.012
I. B. Topcu, M. Canbaz, “Properties of concrete containing waste glass”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 267–274, 2004 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2003.07.003
J. M. V. Gomez-Soberon, “Porosity of recycled concrete with substitution of recycled concrete aggregate: an experimental study”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 32, No. 8, pp. 1301–1311, 2002 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0008-8846(02)00795-0
T.-Y. Tu, Y.-Y. Chen, C.-L. Hwang, “Properties of HPC with recycled aggregates”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 943–950, 2006 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2005.11.022
S.-C. Kou, C.-S. Poon, M. Etxeberria, “Influence of recycled aggregates on long term mechanical properties and pore size distribution of concrete”, Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 286–291, 2011 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2010.10.003
R. Zaharieva, F. Buyle-Bodin, F. Skoczylas, E. Wirquin, “Assessment of the surface permeation properties of recycled aggregate concrete”, Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 223–232, 2003 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0958-9465(02)00010-0
R. Boder, Substitution des granulats alluvionnaires dans l’industrie du béton par les granulats marins, concassés ou recyclés, CERIB, Epernon, France, 2003
V. W. Y. Tam, C. M. Tam, “Economic comparison of recycling over-ordered fresh concrete: a case study approach”, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 208–218, 2007 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2006.12.005
S. L. Correia, F. L. Souza, G. Dienstmann, A. M. Segadaes, “Assessment of the recycling potential of fresh concrete waste using a factorial design of experiments”, Waste Management, Vol. 29, No. 11, pp. 2886–2891, 2009 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2009.06.014
S.-C. Kou, B.-J. Zhan, C.-S. Poon, “Feasibility study of using recycled fresh concrete waste as coarse aggregates in concrete”, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 549–556, 2012 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2011.08.027
How to Cite
MetricsAbstract Views: 1242
PDF Downloads: 432
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain the copyright and grant the journal the right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) after its publication in ETASR with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.