Analytical Prescription Models of Lightweight Concrete Mixtures With (Leca) Expanded Clay Aggregate

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2020 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 7 Issue 4
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Jovana Jovanovic
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Jovana Jovanovic, "Analytical Prescription Models of Lightweight Concrete Mixtures With (Leca) Expanded Clay Aggregate," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 7,  no. 4, pp. 22-27, 2020. Crossref,


Lightweight aggregate concrete is a novelty in the construction industry, and it attracts a lot of attention. In this manuscript, the three batches of lightweight concrete mixtures (LC 16/18, LC 18/20, and LC 20/22) were designed. The highlighted section was based on the calculation pattern of these lightweight concrete mixtures’ prescription models. The scrutiny on the trial lightweight concrete mixtures was conducted at Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy. The overall significance lies in composing the trial lightweight concrete mixtures with satisfying features based on this calculation pattern. Besides this, it was demonstrated that it is utterly feasible to follow the guidelines for a lightweight-concrete mix design and set a predetermined volume density following a future concrete purpose.


lightweight concrete mixtures, calculation pattern, prescription models, guidelines, the future purpose of concrete


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