E3S Web Conf.
Volume 150, 2020The Seventh International Congress “Water, Waste and Environment” (EDE7-2019)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Waste Treatment and Recovery Channels|
|Published online||12 February 2020|
The influence of curing temperature, plastic additives and polypropylene fibers on the mechanical behaviour of cementitious materials
1 3GIE Laboratory, Mineral Engineering Department, Mohammadia Engineering School, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco
2 LASH Laboratory, Civil Engineering Department, Mohammadia Engineering School, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
An experimental company was carried out to better understand the influence of curing temperature on the mechanical behaviour of cementitious materials, particularly compressive strength, the study focused on two types of mortars, the first containing polypropylene fibers while the second contains a proportion of PVC-type plastic grains from industrial waste, the hydration kinetics of the different components of the formulated mortar has been characterized by the isothermal calorimetric test, thus a history of the hydration degrees has been established, Afterwards, an attempt was made to correlate the compressive strength with the evolution of the degree of hydration for the different formulations, based on the results obtained, it is clearly observable that the compressive strength evolves with the degree of hydration and that the specimen containing the polypropylene fibers has the best mechanical performance with respect to compression.
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