Factors Affecting Durability of Fiber Reinforced Concrete (FRC)

There are various factors which affects the durability of fiber reinforced concrete such as temperature, weathering, corrosion, freezing and thawing etc. are discussed. Durability of concrete element is the ability of the member to resist aggressive environment, accidental event, and impact ...

How to Reduce Environmental Impact of Concrete?

Concrete has a substantial environmental impact. Various methods to reduce environmental impact of concrete such as material conservation is discussed. For example, it is estimated that 1.6 billion ton of concrete is produced annually which is responsible for about 7% carbon ...

Factors Affecting Rheological Properties of Fresh Concrete

The rheological properties of concrete are dependent on the factors like mix proportions, consistency, the properties of each ingredient present in the mix, the mixing amount and the admixture amount, the time elapsed after mixing. Factors Affecting Rheological Properties of Concrete Factors ...

Durability of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag GGBFS Concrete

Durability of concrete is an important factor considered for structures. Effect of GGBFS of durability properties of concrete is discussed in this article. Durability is an important factor that must be appreciable for any structure so that it is performing for ...

Highly Reactive Metakaolin Concrete – Properties and Applications

The reactivity of metakaolin is based on chemical composition and reactive surface. Highly reactive metakaolin has become available as a considerably reactive pozzolanic material in concrete. This type of material is not like other admixtures for example fly ash, blast furnace ...

Effects of Fly Ash on The Durability of Concrete

Fly ash is used in concrete as an admixture as well as in cement. The effect of these fly ash on durability of concrete is discussed in this article. The use of concrete in aggressive and potentially aggressive environmental condition has ...