Performance of fibre concrete with regard to temperature.

Richardson, Alan and Ovington, Rhys (2017) Performance of fibre concrete with regard to temperature. In: CoMS 2017: 1st International Conference on Construction Materials for Sustainable Future, 19th – 21st April 2017, Zadar, Croatia.

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Abstract

The effect of temperature variation on concrete properties with steel and synthetic fibre additions was examined. The range of performance characteristics were determined at room temperature (20°C) and ±40°C of room temperature. Standard test methods were carried out in order to determine the flexural strength, bond strength and toughness of fibre reinforced concrete at varying temperatures. A significant increase in the performance of concrete was observed at a temperature of -20°C as well as a minor decrease in performance at temperatures of 60°C. Synthetic fibres provided the optimal performance when compared to the control and steel fibre samples.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: F200 Materials Science
K200 Building
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
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Depositing User: Alan Richardson
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2017 12:25
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2017 09:55
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/30537

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