Petrographic and Mechanical Characteristics of Concrete Produced by Different Type of Recycled Materials
AbstractThis paper examined three different types of recycled materials, such as beer green glass, waste tile, and asphalt, which will be used in different mixtures in order to prepare concrete specimens and, more specifically, their effect on concrete strength and how the petrographic characteristics of various recycled materials influenced the durability of C25/30 strength class concrete. Particular emphasis was placed on the effect of artificial microroughness of glassy and smooth surfaces of recycled materials on their final concrete strength. The concrete strength values do not show great variance, but their limited differences have been qualitatively interpreted by a new promising petrographic methodology, including the study of the surface texture of the used aggregate materials. Concretes are produced with constant volume proportions, workability, mixing, and curing conditions while using different sizes of each aggregate type. The aggregates were mixed both in dry and water saturated states in concretes. Concretes that are made by a mixture of beer green glass with quartz primer, as well as of tile with quartz primer, presented the optimum possible results of the compressive strength. View Full-Text
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Petrounias, P.; Giannakopoulou, P.P.; Rogkala, A.; Lampropoulou, P.; Tsikouras, B.; Rigopoulos, I.; Hatzipanagiotou, K. Petrographic and Mechanical Characteristics of Concrete Produced by Different Type of Recycled Materials. Geosciences 2019, 9, 264.
Petrounias P, Giannakopoulou PP, Rogkala A, Lampropoulou P, Tsikouras B, Rigopoulos I, Hatzipanagiotou K. Petrographic and Mechanical Characteristics of Concrete Produced by Different Type of Recycled Materials. Geosciences. 2019; 9(6):264.Chicago/Turabian Style
Petrounias, Petros; Giannakopoulou, Panagiota P.; Rogkala, Aikaterini; Lampropoulou, Paraskevi; Tsikouras, Basilios; Rigopoulos, Ioannis; Hatzipanagiotou, Konstantin. 2019. "Petrographic and Mechanical Characteristics of Concrete Produced by Different Type of Recycled Materials." Geosciences 9, no. 6: 264.
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