low-density concrete

low-density concrete

Concrete whose oven-dry unit weight of less than 50 pounds per cubic foot (800 kg/m3).
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In concrete structures, the use of low-density concrete is an effective way to minimize overall dead load and as a result obtain optimum cross-sectional dimensions of reinforced concrete elements [7].
However, the production of high-strength low-density concrete with grade up to 100 MPa has been investigated successfully [10].
Drying shrinkage for several types of low-density concrete using OPS with 28-day compressive strength in the range of 22-38 MPa was measured by Alengaram and Awam [25].
Nilsen and Aitcin [65] measured the drying shrinkage of low-density concrete made of expanded shale aggregate and reported a shrinkage value of 160 microstrain at about 4 months of age under 7-day moist curing.
Hoff, "Guide for the use of low-density concrete in civil works projects" Tech.
He discussed the corrosion protection properties of low-density concrete cellular grout for steel surfaces.
Effects of Expanded Perlite Aggregate and Mineral Admixtures on the Compressive Strength of Low-Density Concretes. Cem Con Res 2001; 31: 1627-1632.
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