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Production, properties and design of sprayed fibre concrete

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This research has tackled the major problem in the field of sprayed fibre reinforced concrete composites, the lack of detailed design information. An extensive series of sprayed fibre concrete field trials and laboratory testing of hardened specimens was complemented by an investigation of flexural testing of cast specimens. Post-cracking toughness and ductility were examined in accordance with the current ASTM (1989a) proposals for toughness index determination. Some of the requirements of ASTM standard C1018 were shown to be impractical. [Continues.]

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SERC. — Aliva UK Ltd. — Fibre Technology Ltd. — Gunform Ltd. — J.E. Refractory Services Ltd. — Markham Ltd. — Mowlem Ltd. — Pozament Ltd.

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  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

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© C.H. Peaston

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 2.5 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/

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1993

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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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