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Advances in Concrete Construction   Volume 4, Number 4, December 2016, pages 283-303
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12989/acc.2017.4.4.283
 
Fresh and hardened properties of concrete incorporating ground granulated blast furnace slag–A review
Rakesh Kumar Patra and Bibhuti Bhusan Mukharjee

 
Abstract     [Full Text]
    Several types of industrial byproducts are generated. With increased environmental awareness and its potential hazardous effects, the utilization of industrial byproducts in concrete has become an attractive alternative to their disposal. One such by-product is ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBS), which is a byproduct of the smelting process carried out in the iron and steel industry. The GGBS is very effective in the design and development of high-strength and high-performance concrete. This paper reviews the effect of GGBS on the workability, porosity, compressive strength, splitting tensile strength, and flexural strength of concrete.
 
Key Words
    compressive strength; flexural strength; split tensile strength; porosity; workability
 
Address
Rakesh Kumar Patra: Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Science and Technology, Palur Hills, Brahmapur, Odisha, India
Bibhuti Bhusan Mukharjee: Department of Civil Engineering, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India
 
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