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ISSN: 1874-8368 ― Volume 13, 2019
RESEARCH ARTICLE

Flow Test for Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag-Fly Ash Inorganic Polymer Mix Designed for Pre-Placed Gravel Pavement



Ghassan Al-Chaar, Matthew Landi*
United States Army Corps of Engineers, Champaign IL 61820, USA

Abstract

Objective:

For the purpose of inexpensive and accelerated creation of corrosive resistive load bearing environments, the concept of combing pre-placed aggregate construction methods with Inorganic Polymer (IP) binder was explored.

Methods:

In this study the concept of combing pre-placed aggregate construction methods with Inorganic Polymer (IP) binder was explored by using laboratory scale experiments.

Conclusion:

Laboratory scale experiments demonstrate mechanical properties of the constructed bed as well as provide a useful range of component ratios, and ascertain the optimal operating conditions.

Keywords: Inorganic Polymer, Preplaced Aggregate, Seepage, Flow, Rheology, Laboratory Scale Experiments.


Article Information


Identifiers and Pagination:

Year: 2019
Volume: 13
First Page: 27
Last Page: 35
Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-13-27
DOI: 10.2174/1874836801913010027

Article History:

Received Date: 24/10/2018
Revision Received Date: 13/12/2018
Acceptance Date: 10/01/2019
Electronic publication date: 15/02/2019
Collection year: 2019

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© 2019 Al-Chaar and Landi.

open-access license: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License (CC-BY 4.0), a copy of which is available at: (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode). This license permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


* Address correspondence to this author at United States Army Corps of Engineers, 2902, Newmark Dr. Champagin, IL, USA; Tel: +2173733446; E-mails: mlandi6@illinois.edu; matthew.m.landi@usace.army.mil


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