Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/2858
Title: Development of concrete mix for road repair
Authors: Amine, Yara
Awde, Aref
Advisors: Aouad, Georges 
Subjects: Roads--Maintenance and repair
Dissertations, Academic
University of Balamand--Dissertations
Issue Date: 2018
Abstract: 
The purpose of this project is to develop a concrete mix that will be used in road repair. Its production will save time, avoid traffic jam, and reduce the workmanship. Two types of cements were used in this project: Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) and Calcium Sulfoaluminate Cement (CSA). Compressive tests were made on mortar samples. Cement paste was used to get the heat release due to cement hydration (calorimeter test). These tests showed very pleasant results that were improved by adding the proper superplasticizers, and changing the water to cement ratio. The outcome of this research is a product that could be sold as a mortar bag to be used as a quick solution for road repair. This product may be a great benefit to the Lebanese construction and transportation industry especially that most of the Lebanese roads have reached a critical situation.
Description: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 30-31).
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/2858
Ezproxy URL: Link to full text
Type: Project
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