By Satish Chandra, Leif Berntsson

Content material:

, Pages ix-x

, Page xi

, Pages 1-3
1 - ancient heritage of light-weight mixture Concrete

, Pages 5-19
2 - creation of light-weight Aggregates and Its Properties

, Pages 21-65
3 - Supplementary Cementing Materials

, Pages 67-90
4 - combine Proportioning

, Pages 91-118
5 - creation Techniques

, Pages 119-130
6 - light-weight combination Concrete Microstructure

, Pages 131-166
7 - actual houses of light-weight combination Concrete

, Pages 167-229
8 - longevity of light-weight mixture Concrete to Chemical Attack

, Pages 231-289
9 - hearth Resistance of light-weight combination Concrete

, Pages 291-319
10 - Freeze-Thaw Resistance of light-weight combination Concrete

, Pages 321-368
11 - functions of light-weight mixture Concrete

, Pages 369-400

, Pages 401-407

, Pages 409-430

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A Novel Fluidized Bed Manufacturing of High Performance Artificial Lightweight Aggregate, Proc. 2 nd Int. Symp on Structural Lightweight Aggregate Concrete, Kristiansand, Norway, p. 613 (Jun. 18-22,2000) 3. Dhir, R. , Jones, M. , and Munday, J. G. , A Practical Approach to Studying Carbonation of Concrete, Magazine ofConcrete, pp. 32-34 (Oct. 1985) 4. Dhir, R. , Munday, J. G. , and Cheng, H. , Lightweight Concrete, Permeability and Durability, Constr. Weekly, 1, 22, pp. 10-13 (Aug. 1989) 5. Abdullah, A A A, Palm Oil Shell as Aggregate for Lightweight Concrete, Waste MaterialsUsed in Concrete Manufacturing, (S.

It is also used for making LWA by adding extra pulverized coal to bring the carbon content to about 12%, and then pan pelletizing and heat treating them on a traveling grate. 34 Chapter 2 - Production of Lightweight Aggregates The aggregates produced are of high quality and high strength with low density. The aggregates produced from pulverized fly ash are known as PFA LWA. These have been widely used in the UK for the past three decades in construction of high-rise buildings and bridges. There is an increasing demand for lightweight aggregates, which has attracted the attention of researchers worldwide.

Even the larger voids are so small that they will only become saturated by capillary action but, on immersion in water, the saturation of these larger pores will be rapid. Therefore, within a few seconds of immersion the entire pellet will have water distributed throughout it by means of the larger and medium sized pores. The air in the voids has to be expelled during the second process. Capillary action over a period of time will saturate the smaller pores until eventually a state of equilibrium is reached.

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