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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: The Effect of Fiber Reinforcements on the Rheological Properties of Concrete Mixes
Author(s): A.G.B. Ritchie and T.A. Rahman
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 29-44
Keywords: bleeding (concrete); cohesion; concretes; fiber reinforced concretes; flexural strength; fresh concretes; metal fibers; mix proportioning; plain concrete; polypropylene fibers; research; rheological properties; segregation; stiffness; water-cement ratio
Abstract:This research project, which forms part of a continuing line of rheological activity, investigated the effect of introducing various percentages of chopped fibres into a range of concrete mixes. A comparison was made between unreinforced mixes, chopped wire mixes and mixes containing polypropylene fibres.
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