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].

Practice oriented papers and articles ON LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE

Modeling the Service Life Performance of Bridge Deck Overlays

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2022

Research Needs for Fiber Reinforced (FR) Composite Retrofit Systems in Buildings and Infrastructure

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2022

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

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