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Recycled Aggregate Concrete

  • Jianzhuang XiaoEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering book series (SPRTRCIENG)

Abstract

Worldwide research has shown that there exist clear differences between properties of recycled coarse aggregates (RCA) and those of natural coarse aggregates (NCA), such as porosity, water absorption, low surface density, higher crush value. According to the specific performance requirements of concrete, choosing appropriate raw materials, then designing the most economic, high-quality concrete based on the proper mix proportion methods, is the best way to overcome the shortcomings of the traditional design methods, and this puts forward new thoughts and design method.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Civil EngineeringTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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