Buildings & Structures

Review of Concrete Resistance to Abrasion by Waterborne Solids

Author(s): Nicholas Omoding, Lee S. Cunningham, and Gregory F. Lane-Serff Abstract In the last four decades, numerous investigations have been undertaken on abrasion-erosion of concrete using various test methods. These have suggested the existence of different...

Effect of Steel Fiber on Engineering Properties of Geopolymer Concrete

Author(s): Nabeel A. Farhan, M. Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S. Hadi Abstract The effects of aspect ratio and volume fraction of steel fibers on the engineering properties of ambient-cured geopolymer concrete (GPC) were investigated. Straight macro steel fibers with...

Chloride Diffusion Models for Type V and Silica Fume Cement Concretes

Author(s): M. M. Al-Zahrani, K. A. Alawi Al-Sodani, M. Maslehuddin, O. S. Baghabra Al-Amoudi, and S. U. Al-Dulaijan Abstract One of several methods used to minimize reinforcement corrosion is the use of service-life prediction models to calculate mixture design and...

A Summary of Factors Affecting Concrete Salt-Scaling Performance

Author(s): Kamran Amini, Kristen Cetin, Halil Ceylan, and Peter C. Taylor Abstract This paper compiles results from three different laboratory studies and employs multivariate regression analyses to model the effect of mixture parameters and concrete hardened...