Experimental Study on Compressive Strength of Recycled Concrete
Recycled concrete which are made by waste concrete has significance of environmental protection and saving natural resources. But there are different study results of recycled concrete of domestic and foreign scholars, so it is necessary to do the further study of recycled concrete. Compressive strength test of 225 concrete standard cube specimens have been done by Hydraulic Type Universal Testing Machine, and the relationships among recycled concrete compressive strength, age and recycled coarse aggregate replacement ratio have been studied. The results show: the growth rate of early strength of recycled concrete is smaller than natural concrete of the same gradation and the growth rate of later strength of recycled concrete is faster than natural concrete; when the recycled coarse aggregate replacement ratio increases the compressive strength of concrete decreases, and when the recycled coarse aggregate replacement ratio is over 70%, the decrease ranges more apparent.
Y. Li et al., "Experimental Study on Compressive Strength of Recycled Concrete", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 261-263, pp. 75-78, 2011