normal-weight concrete

normal-weight concrete

Concrete having a unit weight of approximately 150 lb per cu ft (2,400 kg per cu m), made with aggregates of normal weight.
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However, there are some disadvantages such as limited mechanical properties, requiring more cement content to achieve same strength as normal-weight concrete, greater shrinkage, creep, and prestressing loss in pre-tension structures [9].
Buttry, Behavior of stud shear connectors in lightweight and normal-weight concrete, Ph.D.
Classification of concrete by density Types of concrete Density (Kg/[m.sup.3]) Lightweight concrete 800-2000 Normal-weight concrete 2001-2600 Heavy-weight concrete >2600 (EN 206: 2000) Table 3.
This technical brief describes shear tests on lightweight concrete prestressed girders, summarizes the database of lightweight concrete and normal-weight concrete shear tests, describes a reliability analysis, and presents potential revisions to the LRFD Bridge Design Specifications relating to the shear resistance of lightweight concrete.
In their model, the unit weight (wc) of normal-weight concrete was assumed to be 2300 kg/[m.sup.3].
When normal-weight concrete cools after a fire, its residual strength varies depending on the temperature attained, mix proportions and loading conditions during heating.
The typical floor system is composed of a three-inch deck with 4.5 in of normal-weight concrete above the deck acting with the steel framing to form a composite system.
Panels made of normal-weight concrete, five-inch thick, provide an equivalent fire endurance of two hours.
Normal-weight concrete block can be a suitable interior wall for food grade facilities, but lightweight block should be avoided due to its porous nature.
Mattock [15] derived an experimental constant to determine the shear transfer of concrete in his empirical shear friction model for a monolithic normal-weight concrete interface.
The designed compressive strength of normal-weight concrete ([f'.sub.c]) was 22.5 MPa.
The database consists of data from 474 tests on lightweight concrete and normal-weight concrete.