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Flexural strength of low density blockwork

Ahmed, A, Fried, AN, Limbachiya, MC and Roberts, JJ (2005) Flexural strength of low density blockwork Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Innovation and Development - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Autoclaved Aerated Concrete. pp. 405-414.

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Abstract

The characteristic flexural strength of low density Aircrete wallettes (2.8 and 2 N/mm 2) incorporating both conventional and thin layer mortar is verified. The wallettes are tested in accordance with BS EN 1052-2. The flexural strength of Aircrete wallettes is derived from the strength of small specimens tested to destruction under four-point loading. The strengths of the wallettes are high with impressive repeatability with the maximum strength being reached for thin layer wallettes within 7 days curing time. In general the strengths of both conventional mortar and thin layer mortar wallettes compare favourably to values reported in BS 5628. © 2005 Taylor & Francis Group.

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NameEmailORCID
Ahmed, AUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Fried, ANa.fried@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Limbachiya, MCUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Roberts, JJUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 1 December 2005
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 12:23
Last Modified : 17 May 2017 15:03
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/835117

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