publication . Article . 2017

Evaluation of the use of steelmaking slag as an aggregate in concrete mix: A factorial design approach

Salah Aljbour; Sultan Tarawneh; Adnan Al-Harahsheh;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly (issn: 1451-9372, eissn: 2217-7434, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Association of the Chemical Engineers of Serbia
Slag is investigated towards its potential use as an aggregate in concrete mix production. Full factorial design methodology is applied to study the effect of two process input variables, namely: slag as coarse aggregate and slag as medium aggregate on the properties of concrete mix. Additionally, the interaction between input variables is also examined. Incorporating steel slag aggregate in the concrete mix affected its compressive strength. Enhanced compressive strength concrete mix was obtained with 70 wt.% coarse slag aggregate and 70 wt.% medium slag aggregate. Under these proportions, the 28-days compressive strength was higher than the 28-days compressive...
free text keywords: steelmaking slag, concrete, factorial design, compressive strength, Chemical engineering, TP155-156, Chemical industries, HD9650-9663, Steelmaking, business.industry, business, Slag, visual_art.visual_art_medium, visual_art, Curing (food preservation), Chemistry, Properties of concrete, Factorial experiment, Metallurgy
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