publication . Article . Conference object . 2009

Shear behaviour of crushed concrete and bricks

Chidiroglou, I.; Goodwin, A. K.; Elizabeth Laycock; Mangat, P. S.;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2009 Journal: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Construction Materials, volume 162, pages 121-126 (issn: 1747-650X, eissn: 1747-6518, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Thomas Telford Ltd.
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Demolition waste materials mainly consist of concrete\ud and bricks and arise from the demolition of existing\ud structures and buildings. Environmental and economical\ud reasons make their recycling necessary, but to date, their\ud use is curtailed due to the lack of research in determining\ud their properties. This paper reports on the efforts to\ud understand the behavioural characteristics of three types\ud of recycled material to determine their potential for\ud engineering fill applications. For this purpose, their\ud physical and mechanical characteristics were extensively\ud investigated. Two types of crushed concrete, one\ud obtained straight after demo...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Materials Science, Mechanics of Materials, Civil and Structural Engineering, Shear strength, Demolition waste, Stress (mechanics), Brick, Structural engineering, business.industry, business, Direct shear test, Shear stress, Engineering, Demolition, Geotechnical engineering, Shear (sheet metal)
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