Properties of Aggregate-Cement Interface for High Performance Concrete
An experimental study of the interfacial zone between aggregate and cement paste was undertaken. Various factors such as type of aggregate, treatment of aggregate surface, mixing process...

A Discussion of the Numerical Modeling of Sea Ice Ridging
Pressure ridging, is the failure mechanism of the Arctic pack ice in compression. The large-scale compressive strength of the ice pack is determined by the aggregate of ridge building...

Objective Measurement of Drought and Agricultural Response to Drought in the Water-Constrained Monsoon Climate of Tamil Nadu, India
Existing definitions of drought, particularly those based on annual or seasonal probability of occurrence, can fail to characterize adequately the relationship between transient shortfalls...

Definition of a Weighting Function for Rainfall in Aggregated Rainfall-Runoff Models

Evaluation of Fine Aggregate Particle Shape and Texture
In an effort to minimize or eliminate permanent deformation (rutting) of heavy duty asphalt pavements most governing agencies now limit the amount of natural sand which generally (not...

Alkali-Silica Reactivity: An Overview of a Concrete Durabilty Problem
An overview of the problem of alkali-silica reactivity (ASR) is presented. It is a chemical reaction that can occur between aggregates containing certain forms of silica and the alkaline...

Realistic Specifications for Manufactured Sand
Data which demonstrate the beneficial effect of using fine aggregate having high fines contents on concrete properties are presented. All data indicate that the use of a high fines content...

Procedures for Evaluating Aggregate Gradation Specifications
The construction and rehabilitation of transportation facilities annually consumes huge quantities of aggregates. And, the variability in supply and demand for these materials as well...

Mixed Broken Glass Processing Solutions

Neutralysis: Lightweight Aggregate and Recycling

Scrap Tires Used in Rubber-Modified Asphalt Pavement and Civil Engineering Applications

The Use of Phosphogypsum-Based Slag Aggregate in Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete

A Study on the Utilization of Incinerator Residue for Asphalt Concrete

Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) Slag as an Aggregate in Asphalt Concrete

Backfill-Stiffened Foundation Wall Construction

Performance of Crushed Waste Concrete as Aggregate in Structural Concrete

Minnesota Road Research Project - An Overview
The Minnesota Department of Transportation in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration and the Local Roads Research Board of Minnesota is constructing the Minnesota Road Research...

Demand Management in New York City
The paper discusses the New York City municipal waater supply system and the various methods being utilized to reduce aggregate demand. Subjects covered include water consumption, metering,...

Mixture Considerations for High Performance Cement-Based Composites
In the present paper, mixture considerations for producing high performance cement-based composites are discussed. Effects of different factors such as grain size and fiber reinforcement...

Cement and Concrete Characterization by Scanning Electron Microscopy
The scanning electron microscope (SEM) is a powerful tool for the microstructural and chemical characterization of cement and concrete. Imaging techniques such as secondary electron, backscattered...

 

 

 

 

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