Lightweight Concrete

Definition: concrete of substantially lower density than that made using aggregates of normal density; consists entirely of lightweight aggregate or a combination of lightweight aggregate and normal-density aggregate; its equilibrium densities are generally between 70 and 120 lb/ft3 (1120 and 1920 kg/m3).- ACI Concrete Terminology


Structural low-density (lightweight) concrete is structural concrete made with low-density aggregate having an air-dried density of not more than 115 lb/ft3 (1850 kg/m3) and a 28 day compressive strength of more than 2,500 1b/ ft2 (17 MPa) [ACI 213R].

JOURNAL Articles ON LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE

Long-Term Mechanical Properties of Geopolymer Aggregate Concrete

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2021

Flexural Behavior of Lightweight Self-Consolidating Concrete Beams Strengthened with Engineered Cementitious Composite

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 7/1/2021

Post-peak Behaviour of Composite Column Using a Ductile Lightweight Aggregate Concrete

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 5/31/2021

Experimental Study on Basic Mechanical Properties of Core-Column Non-mortar Aerated Concrete Block Masonry

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 5/31/2021

Shear Behavior of Lightweight Self-Consolidating Concrete Beams Containing Coarse and Fine Lightweight Aggregates

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Behavior of Lightweight Self-Consolidating Concrete Columns Reinforced with Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Bars and Spirals under Axial and Eccentric Loads

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Abrasion and Scaling Resistance of Lightweight Self- Consolidating Concrete Containing Expanded Slate Aggregate

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 3/1/2021

Shear Strength of Sand-Lightweight Concrete Deep Beams with Steel Fibers

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2021

Influence of Incorporation and Dimension of Expanded Polystyrene on Lightweight Concrete

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 1/1/2021

Durability of Structural Lightweight Concrete Containing Expanded Perlite Aggregate

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 11/30/2020

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE

Compressive Strength Recommendations for Protecting Concrete from Multiple Freezing-and-Thawing Cycles

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 10/1/2021

Is Lightweight Concrete a Viable Product?

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 6/1/2021

Development and design of smart textile reinforcement for concrete pipes

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 2/1/2021

Autogenous Shrinkage in Self-Consolidating Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2020

Internal Curing and Supplementary Cementitious Materials in Bridge Decks

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 12/11/2019

Mechanical Properties of Concrete Made with Fluff

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/30/2019

An Investigation of Tire-derived Lightweight Aggregate Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/30/2019

Bond Behavior of Concrete Strengthened with FRP Laminates and NSM Bars Subjected to Accelerated Aging using Freeze-Thaw Cycles

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 2/1/2019

Advantages of Prepreg FRP Systems for Extending Service Life of Concrete Members in Wet Environments

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2018

Mechanical and Durability Properties of Coral Aggregate Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/26/2018

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