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Lightweight concrete

Andrew Short

Lightweight concrete

by Andrew Short

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Published by Applied Science Publishers in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lightweight concrete.,
  • Concrete construction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew Short and William Kinniburgh.
    ContributionsKinniburgh, William, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA439 .S47 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 464 p. :
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4290826M
    ISBN 100853347344
    LC Control Number78318195

    Lightweight aggregate concrete is undergoing something of a renaissance. Although this material has been available for many years, only now is it being used more widely. This book provides a comprehensive review of this growing field from an international perspective. Equations for Mix Design of Structural Lightweight Concrete guide the mix designer, it is thought worthwhile to add more values to these data for convenience of the users. Researchers have supported the need to present mix design data in form of graphs or equations (Hover, ; Popovics, ).File Size: 55KB.

    The “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete” (“Code”) covers the materials, design, and construction of structural concrete used in buildings and . Abstract This chapter presents an overview of lightweight aggregate (LWA) concrete. Lightweight aggregates can originate from natural resources, or they can be man made. The major natural resource.

    In composite design, the modular ratio, n = Es/Ec, is 3, psi, the n-value for normal weight concrete is 9; for lightweight concrete weighing pcf, the n-value is 15; and at pcf, the n-value is In designing with lightweight concrete in composite design, it is recommended that no differentiation be made in n-values for preliminary design only. The basic design for lightweight concrete is covered in Eurocode 2 Part , with section 11 having particular rules required for lightweight aggregate concretes. Concrete is considered to be lightweight is the density is not more than kg/m 3 (the density of normal weight concrete is assumed to be between kg/m 3 and kg/m 3) and a.


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In spite of the increasing use and demand for lightweight aggregate concrete (LWAC), there is still a lack of adequate explanations to understand the mechanisms responsible for the strength and durability properties of LWAC.

This book is written to give an overall picture of LWAC, from the historical background, aggregate production Cited by: Lightweight concrete (Concrete library) Hardcover – January 1, by and William Kinniburgh Short, Andrew (Author)5/5(1).

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LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE This chapter covers some of the physical properties of lightweight concrete. The information is based on many laboratory studies and records of a large number of existing structures that have provided satisfactory service for more than 85 years. Typically, properties of lightweight concrete have been compared with those of.

The primary use of Lightweight concrete book lightweight concrete is to reduce the dead load of a concrete structure, which then allows the structural designer to reduce the size of columns, footings and other load bearing elements. Lightweight concrete can be defined as a type of concrete which includes Lightweight concrete book expanding agent in that it increases the volume of the mixture while giving additional qualities such as nailbility and lessened the dead weight.

Lightweight concrete maintains its large voids and not forming laitance layers or cement films when placed on the Size: KB. The desired quality for lightweight concrete can be obtained through the proper selection of admixtures and proper grading of the lightweight this article, an experimental.

Structural lightweight concrete is defined as having a 28 day compressive strength in excess of 2, psi and a unit weight ranging from 85 or 90 pcf to pcf. Generally speaking, concrete in this range of strength and weight is produced with expanded shales, clays, slates, and slags.

Lightweight concrete mixture is made with a lightweight coarse aggregate and sometimes a portion or entire fine aggregates may be lightweight instead of normal aggregates. Structural lightweight concrete has an in-place density (unit weight) on the order of 90 to lb /.

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lightweight concrete in the late s when a National Housing Agency survey was conducted on the potential use of lightweight concrete for home construction. This led to an extensive study of concrete made with lightweight aggregates.

Sponsored by the Housing and Home Finance Agency, parallel studies were conducted simultaneously in the. Lightweight concrete may not be as structurally sound as traditional concrete, but it can be useful in some projects where weight is more important than strength.

To make this concrete, combine 8 parts cement, sand and lightweight aggregate with 5 parts water. The lightweight aggregate concrete does not contain alkali-sensitive aggregates as in the case of normal weight concrete. The insulating and nonstructural concretes have higher carbonation rates.

The higher water-to-cement ratio leads to a more open structure, which enhances the penetration of carbon dioxide. Lightweight Aggregate Concrete book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In spite of the increasing use and demand for lightweight a 3/5(1).

lightweight concrete is offset by reduced size of structural members, thereby reducing the volume of concrete and quantity of reinforcing steel for similar structural capacity. In buildings, structural lightweight concrete provides a concrete.

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The light-weight concrete density is less because lightweight coarse aggregates and sometimes lightweight fine aggregates are used, which make the concrete weigh less.

The lightweight aggregates used are usually expanded shale, clay, or slate materials that have been fired in a rotary kiln to give them a porous structure, similar to volcanic rock. Lightweight Concrete Or "cellular" Concrete Is Primarily Used As An Underlayment Subflooring Or Roof Decking.

*mwbe-concrete Products Commercial Concrete--Lightweight in Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties | The Blue Book Building and Construction Network. Poraver® gives lightweight concrete (LWC) specific advantages. The low density of light weight concrete makes it possible to design load-bearing building parts with slimmer dimensions.

Its thermal insulation properties make it the ideal building material for new construction and the restoration of old buildings.Boral has specially designed Lightweight Concrete using a non-toxic treated polystyrene aggregate or by the use of cellular foam injection by specially trained applicators.

Depending on local availability, special lightweight aggregates may also be included in the design for enhanced strength capability. Standard concrete as a density of around kg/m3 and Lightweight concrete .Based on the Institute of Concrete Technology's advanced course, this new four volume series is a comprehensive educational and reference resource for the concrete materials technologist.

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