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The behaviour of finely ground bottom ash in Portland cement

Whittaker, M., Taylor, R., Li, Q., Li, S. and Black, L. (2009) The behaviour of finely ground bottom ash in Portland cement. In: 29th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, 7 - 8 September 2009, Leeds.

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The aim of this project was to assess the effects of finely ground MSWI bottom ash in Portland cement. Mortar mixes were prepared with 10% and 40% replacement of cement by ground IBA and then tested with regards to their material composition and engineering behaviour. IBA was found not to be inert, but showed some degree of reactivity. Replacement of cement with IBA was found to have no detrimental effects at low concentrations. This was not the case for 40% replacement, where cement replacement greatly affected strength, creep and drying shrinkage.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Engineering (Leeds) > School of Civil Engineering (Leeds) > Institute for Resillient Infrastructure
Depositing User: Miss Elizabeth Winning
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2009 10:24
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:06
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/9778

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