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International Journal of Civil Engineering

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 21–33 | Cite as

Air-Entrained Air Field Self-Consolidating Concrete Pavements: Strength and Durability

  • Hassan Ziari
  • Parham Hayati
  • Jafar SobhaniEmail author
Research Paper

Abstract

In this paper, self-consolidating concrete (SCC) mixtures are considered for airfield concrete pavements. A series of rheological, mechanical, transport and frost action durability tests were conducted on the prepared SCC mixtures with and without chemical air-entraining agents (AEA). Mineral admixtures including slag, fly ash, silica fume and metakaolin were included in SCC mixtures. The results showed that application of mineral admixture led to significant improvements on the performance of airfield concrete pavement mixtures. Moreover, the performance of mixtures against frost action upgraded when AEA included in companion with the mineral admixtures.

Keywords

Self-consolidating concrete Freeze and thaw Mechanical properties Mineral admixtures Air-entraining agents Airfield concrete pavements 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Civil EngineeringIran University of Science and TechnologyTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of Concrete Technology; RoadHousing & Urban Development Research Center (BHRC)TehranIran

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