Paper Title:
Laboratory Evaluation of the Stress-Strain relationship of Permeable Concrete

The authors conducted research aimed at developing a new type of permeable concrete material with enhanced structural strength. This paper presents and discusses the results of their investigation on the unaxial compressive stress-strain relationship of porous concrete made with two different mix designs with constant water to cement ratio. The concrete mixes were designed with a target compressive strength between 15-25 MPa and target porosity between 10-15% to study the effect of pore sizes on the stress-strain curve. The average pore space was increased by increasing the relative amount of large aggregate. The reduction in the relative amount of fine aggregate increased the average pore space and resulted in a reduction in mix stiffness and a marginal increase in ultimate strength.

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 243-249)
Edited by
Chaohe Chen, Yong Huang and Guangfan Li
M. Hussin, Z. G. Yan, F. Bullen, W. Lokuge, "Laboratory Evaluation of the Stress-Strain relationship of Permeable Concrete", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 243-249, pp. 3259-3262, May. 2011
Online since
May 2011
US$ 28,-
Authors: Miao Zhou Huang, Tao Meng, Xiao Qian Qian, Jin Jian Zhang
Abstract:The flow ability, mechanical properties and microstructure of concrete with different strength grades affected by nano-SiO2 and...
Authors: Ning Hui Liang, Xin Rong Liu, Ji Sun
Chapter 2: Advanced Building Materials
Abstract:Through compression tests on 30 plain concrete and polypropylene fiber concrete specimens with the dimensions of 100mm × 100mm × 100mm ,...
Authors: Wen Qing Wu, Xue Yuan Ma, Shuai Chen
Chapter 4: Novel Constructional Materials and Functional Materials, Analysis and Technology
Abstract:The compressive mechanical performance of bamboo strip plywood was studied in the paper. Based on analysis of the related experiments datum ,...
Authors: Rosyid Kholilur Rohman, Setiyo Daru Cahyono, A.R. Hanung Triyono
Abstract:The rapid economy growth in Indonesia encourages the developments in all fields. One of them is the development of infrastructure on...
Authors: Xiao Chu Wang, Jun Wei Wang, Hong Tao Liu
Chapter 8: Dynamics and Mechanics of Physical Prosesses and Behavior in Manufacturing and Materials
Abstract:In order to further investigate the stress-strain curve of carbon fiber reinforced concrete, the curve of stress-strain is used segmentation...