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Properties of concrete containing used engine oil

Shafiq, Nasir and Nuruddin, Muhd Fadhil and Beddu, Salmia (2010) Properties of concrete containing used engine oil. International Journal of Sustainable Construction Engineering & Technology, 2 (1). pp. 1-11. ISSN 2180-3242

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Abstract

Since last few years cement replacement materials with industrial by-products and agricultural wastes in concrete production are widely used. It imparts positive environmental effect because the waste materials are not released to the environment. It was reported that the leakage of motor oil onto concrete surfaces in old grinding units increased the resistance such concrete to freezing and thawing, it made to understand that the effect is similar to adding an air-entraining chemical admixture to the concrete. This paper presents results of the experimental study conducted to investigate the effects of used engine oil on properties of fresh and hardened concrete. With the addition of used engine oil, concrete slump was increased by 18% to 38% and air content by 26% to 58% as compare to the slump of control concrete. Porosity and oxygen permeability of concrete containing used engine oil was also reduced and the compressive strength obtained was approximately same as that of the control mix.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Used engine oil; oxygen permeability; total porosity; compressive strength; concrete
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA401-492 Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials
Depositing User: Nurhafiza Hamzah
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2012 02:44
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2012 02:44
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2107
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