Advertisement

Experimental Behaviour of Recycled Aggregate Concrete-Filled Steel Tubes Under Axial Loading

  • Vui Van CaoEmail author
Research paper
  • 60 Downloads

Abstract

This study experimentally explores the behaviour of recycled aggregate concrete-filled steel tubes (RACFST) subjected to axial compression loading. Twenty-four RACFST specimens were tested to failure. For comparison purpose, tests were also performed on 12 normal concrete-filled steel tube (NCFST) specimens, three steel tubes and one specimen of recycled aggregate concrete. Obtained results showed that the RACFST demonstrates distinct mechanical properties, such as much higher strength, avoiding early buckling of steel and spalling of concrete, in comparison to steel tube and recycled aggregate concrete. This may result from mutually beneficial interaction between the steel tube and concrete. More importantly, in comparison to NCFST, RACFST exhibited marginally lower mechanical properties, similar scatter at peak stress and yet lower degradation after peak stress. Quantitative details of these comparisons are reported in the current paper, providing insightful information on the potential use of RACFST.

Keywords

Recycled aggregate concrete Concrete-filled steel tube (CFST) Confinement Axial loading Stress–strain curve Experiment 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The author would like to express special thanks to members in the Laboratory of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Department of Civil Engineering, Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology (HCMUT)-Vietnam National University for their help and encouragement.

References

  1. 1.
    Yang YF, Han LH (2012) Concrete filled steel tube (CFST) columns subjected to concentrically partial compression. Thin Walled Struct 50(1):147–156.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2011.09.007 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Dundu M (2012) Compressive strength of circular concrete filled steel tube columns. Thin Walled Struct 56(Supplement C):62–70.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2012.03.008 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Abed F, AlHamaydeh M, Abdalla S (2013) Experimental and numerical investigations of the compressive behavior of concrete filled steel tubes (CFSTs). J Constr Steel Res 80(Supplement C):429–439.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2012.10.005 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Chitawadagi MV, Narasimhan MC (2009) Strength deformation behaviour of circular concrete filled steel tubes subjected to pure bending. J Constr Steel Res 65(8):1836–1845.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2009.04.006 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Lee S-H, Uy B, Kim S-H, Choi Y-H, Choi S-M (2011) Behavior of high-strength circular concrete-filled steel tubular (CFST) column under eccentric loading. J Constr Steel Res 67(1):1–13.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2010.07.003 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Nie J-g, Wang Y-h, Fan J-s (2013) Experimental research on concrete filled steel tube columns under combined compression-bending-torsion cyclic load. Thin Walled Struct 67(Supplement C):1–14.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2013.01.013 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Elremaily A, Azizinamini A (2002) Behavior and strength of circular concrete-filled tube columns. J Constr Steel Res 58(12):1567–1591.  https://doi.org/10.1016/S0143-974X(02)00005-6 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Han L-H, Hou C-C, Zhao X-L, Rasmussen KJR (2014) Behaviour of high-strength concrete filled steel tubes under transverse impact loading. J Constr Steel Res 92(Supplement C):25–39.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2013.09.003 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Xiao Y, Shan J, Zheng Q, Chen B, Shen Y (2009) Experimental studies on concrete filled steel tubes under high strain rate loading. J Mater Civ Eng 21(10):569–577.  https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0899-1561(2009)21:10(569) CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Song T-Y, Han L-H, Yu H-X (2010) Concrete filled steel tube stub columns under combined temperature and loading. J Constr Steel Res 66(3):369–384.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2009.10.010 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Yin J, Zha X-x, Li L-y (2006) Fire resistance of axially loaded concrete filled steel tube columns. J Constr Steel Res 62(7):723–729.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2005.11.011 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Ismail S, Kwan WH, Ramli M (2017) Mechanical strength and durability properties of concrete containing treated recycled concrete aggregates under different curing conditions. Constr Build Mater 155(Supplement C):296–306.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.08.076 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Thomas C, Setién J, Polanco JA, Alaejos P, Sánchez de Juan M (2013) Durability of recycled aggregate concrete. Constr Build Mater 40:1054–1065.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2012.11.106 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Liu F, Yu Y-Y, Li L-J, Zeng L (2017) Experimental study on reuse of recycled concrete aggregates for load-bearing components of building structures. J Mater Cycles Waste Manag 20:995–1005.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10163-017-0661-x CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Xu J-J, Chen Z-P, Ozbakkaloglu T, Zhao X-Y, Demartino C (2018) A critical assessment of the compressive behavior of reinforced recycled aggregate concrete columns. Eng Struct 161:161–175.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.02.003 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Chen Z, Xu J, Chen Y, Lui EM (2016) Recycling and reuse of construction and demolition waste in concrete-filled steel tubes: a review. Constr Build Mater 126:641–660.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.09.063 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Tang Y-C, Li L-J, Feng W-X, Liu F, Liao B (2017) Seismic performance of recycled aggregate concrete-filled steel tube columns. J Constr Steel Res 133(Supplement C):112–124.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.02.006 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Chen J, Wang Y, Roeder CW, Ma J (2017) Behavior of normal-strength recycled aggregate concrete filled steel tubes under combined loading. Eng Struct 130(Supplement C):23–40.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.09.046 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Yang Y-F, Han L-H (2006) Experimental behaviour of recycled aggregate concrete filled steel tubular columns. J Constr Steel Res 62(12):1310–1324.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2006.02.010 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Chen Z, Jing C, Xu J, Zhang X (2017) Seismic performance of recycled concrete-filled square steel tube columns. Earthq Eng Vib 16(1):119–130.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11803-017-0372-2 CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Iran University of Science and Technology 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mechanics of Materials and Structures Laboratory, Department of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Faculty of Civil EngineeringHo Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT)-Vietnam National UniversityHo Chi Minh CityVietnam

Personalised recommendations