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Influence of steel, glass and hybrid fibres on the behaviour of reactive powder concrete

Conference Paper


Abstract


  • This study presents the results of an experimental investigation on the behaviour of Fibre-Reinforced Reactive Powder Concrete (FR-RPC) under axial compression. The proportion of fibres by volume for all FR-RPC mixes was 1.5%. Steel fibres of 13 mm length and 0.2 mm diameter were used to prepare the Steel Fibre-Reinforced RPC (SFR-RPC). Glass fibres of 13 mm length and 1.3 mm diameter were used to prepare Glass Fibre-Reinforced RPC (GFR-RPC). Hybrid Fibre-Reinforced RPC (HFR-RPC) was prepared by mixing of 0.9% steel fibres and 0.6% glass fibres by volume. Non-Fibrous Reactive Powder Concrete (NF-RPC) was also prepared as a reference mix. Compressive strength and stress-strain behaviour of all RPC mixes were investigated. The experimental results showed that compressive strength and ductility of SFR-RPC were higher than the compressive strength and ductility of NF-RPC. The compressive strength of GFR-RPC and HFR-RPC was found to be marginally lower than the compressive strength of the NF-RPC, but the ductility was improved slightly.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Algburi, A. H. M., Sheikh, M. Neaz. & Hadi, M. N. S. (2016). Influence of steel, glass and hybrid fibres on the behaviour of reactive powder concrete. In H. Hao & C. Zhang (Eds.), Mechanics of Structures and Materials XXIV: Proceedings of the 24th Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (pp. 493-497). Boca Ratan, United States: CRC Press.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85034973388

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/6432

Start Page


  • 493

End Page


  • 497

Place Of Publication


  • Boca Ratan, United States

Abstract


  • This study presents the results of an experimental investigation on the behaviour of Fibre-Reinforced Reactive Powder Concrete (FR-RPC) under axial compression. The proportion of fibres by volume for all FR-RPC mixes was 1.5%. Steel fibres of 13 mm length and 0.2 mm diameter were used to prepare the Steel Fibre-Reinforced RPC (SFR-RPC). Glass fibres of 13 mm length and 1.3 mm diameter were used to prepare Glass Fibre-Reinforced RPC (GFR-RPC). Hybrid Fibre-Reinforced RPC (HFR-RPC) was prepared by mixing of 0.9% steel fibres and 0.6% glass fibres by volume. Non-Fibrous Reactive Powder Concrete (NF-RPC) was also prepared as a reference mix. Compressive strength and stress-strain behaviour of all RPC mixes were investigated. The experimental results showed that compressive strength and ductility of SFR-RPC were higher than the compressive strength and ductility of NF-RPC. The compressive strength of GFR-RPC and HFR-RPC was found to be marginally lower than the compressive strength of the NF-RPC, but the ductility was improved slightly.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Algburi, A. H. M., Sheikh, M. Neaz. & Hadi, M. N. S. (2016). Influence of steel, glass and hybrid fibres on the behaviour of reactive powder concrete. In H. Hao & C. Zhang (Eds.), Mechanics of Structures and Materials XXIV: Proceedings of the 24th Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (pp. 493-497). Boca Ratan, United States: CRC Press.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85034973388

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/6432

Start Page


  • 493

End Page


  • 497

Place Of Publication


  • Boca Ratan, United States