A Conceptual Model for Designing Recycled Aggregate Concrete by Marco Pepe

By Marco Pepe

This publication studies at the actual and mechanical characterization of Recycled combination Concrete (RAC), produced via a partial-to-total substitute of standard aggregates with what were dubbed Recycled Concrete Aggregates (RCAs). It proposes a theoretical framework for knowing the relationships among RCAs and RCA, and for predicting the ensuing habit of RAC. The publication demonstrates that during the case of RAC extra parameters must be taken under consideration than with usual aggregates, as a result of the composite nature and better porosity of RCAs. by means of extending Abrams’ legislation for Recycled mixture Concrete, it represents a primary step within the formula of a basic version for predicting the houses of RAC. The theoretical process offered right here addresses a huge hole within the literature and is anticipated to stimulate new examine at the use of this extra sustainable type of concrete in structural applications.

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