Mechanical and Water Characterization of a Light Concrete Based on Typha Australis

Asian Journal of Physical and Chemical Sciences

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Title Mechanical and Water Characterization of a Light Concrete Based on Typha Australis
 
Creator Abdelhakh, Azibert Oumar
Mahamat, Abdallah Dadi
Abakar, Ali
Gaye, Salif
 
Description This article is devoted to the study of the mechanical and water properties of concrete of         Typha australis. The concrete is achieved by the mixture cattail aggregates with cement, sand and water.
Mechanical study showed that the density and the mechanical compressive strength decreases with the dosage of typha aggregates, and increases with the dosage of cement. However, the values obtained do not allow using this concrete in supporting structures. However, the value obtained is 0.16 MPa for the first series (S1), and 0.26 MPa for the second series (S2), for a high dosage of typha of 3.5% is sufficient for a wall of three meters high can support its own load. 
With a constant intrinsic porosity, these aggregates are compressible and porous. This physical condition makes the vegetable particles of typha very lightweight and sensitive to water.
The lightweight concrete became sensitive to water. Increasing the dosage of typha aggregates increase the water absorption of concrete. More than 50% of the water content is absorbed during thirty minutes of immersion. It is therefore strongly recommended to waterproof the wall with typha australis.
 
Publisher SCIENCEDOMAIN international
 
Date 2021-06-04
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journalajopacs.com/index.php/AJOPACS/article/view/30134
10.9734/ajopacs/2021/v9i230134
 
Source Asian Journal of Physical and Chemical Sciences; 2021 - Volume 9 [Issue 2]; 36-43
2456-7779
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journalajopacs.com/index.php/AJOPACS/article/view/30134/56542
https://journalajopacs.com/index.php/AJOPACS/article/view/30134/56543
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Abdelhakh et al.; This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
 

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