Buildings & Structures

Effects of Strain Rate and Strain Hardening on a Cantilever Under Impact

Authors: Ankur A. Kulkarni, PhD   Abstract An investigation is carried out to assess the response of elastic–plastic and ductile circular section cantilevers subjected to blast wave loading. A mathematical equation is formulated for the effects of strain rate and...

Lightweight Foamed Concrete Mixture for Structural Use

Author(s): Rabab Allouzi, Aya Al Qatawna, and Toqa Al-Kasasbeh   Abstract Foamed concrete is currently studied to investigate its feasibility to be used structurally to produce a lightweight concrete mixture that is workable and has sufficient mechanical properties....

Mortar with Fly Ash and Rubber Waste and Crack Propagation Analysis

Author(s): A. Pczieczek, C. Effting, A. Schackow, I. Ribeiro Gomes, and D. V. Ferronato da Silva   Abstract This work aimed to analyze the physical and mechanical properties of mortar with the addition of fly ash and rubber concentrations used on building walls. The...

Influential Parameters in Rheology of Alkali-Activated Binders

Author(s): Aparna Sai Surya Sree Nedunuri and Salman Muhammad   Abstract The production of ordinary Portland cement (OPC) contributes enormously to global anthropogenic CO2 emissions and alkali-activated binders are one of the potential alternatives to OPC. To use...

Corrosion Resistance of Recycled Aggregate Concrete Incorporating Slag

Author(s): Anwar Al-Yaqout, Moetaz El-Hawary, Khallad Nouh, and Pattan Bazieth Khan   Abstract The main objective of this paper is the investigation of the corrosion resistance of reinforced concrete containing various proportions of recycled aggregates (RA) combined...