Characterisation of cement mortar containing oil-contaminated aggregates

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dc.contributor.author Almabrok, Magdi en_US
dc.contributor.author Mclaughlan, Robert en_US
dc.contributor.author Vessalas, Kirk en_US
dc.contributor.editor Bijan Samali, Mario M. Attard & Chongmin Song en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-04-03T02:23:42Z
dc.date.available 2014-04-03T02:23:42Z
dc.date.issued 2013 en_US
dc.identifier 2012000354 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Almabrok, Magdi, Mclaughlan, Robert, and Vessalas, Kirk 2013, 'Characterisation of cement mortar containing oil-contaminated aggregates', CRC PRESS / BALKEMA, UK, pp. 1091-1096. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-0-415-63318-5 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/23636
dc.description.abstract Oil spills, leakage and other releases of products from petroleum industry are a source of contamination and are recognised as a major environmental concern. The current treatment technologies for these materials are either cost prohibitive and/or the treated products have to be sent to land fill without any potential end-use, thereby rendering these solutions unsustainable. Cement-based stabilisation/solidification is an emerging technology; however there is currently quite limited knowledge on the effect of oil on the cement solidification process and its consequent effect on the performance of fresh and hardened properties of the resultant cementitious mix. The purpose of conducting this study is to determine the appropriateness of the mortar for various end-uses when incorporating mineral oil additions up to 10% of the aggregate mass. Increased oil content in the cement mortar was found to increase setting time and decrease air content. The compressive strength decreased by 78% compared to the control at 28 days age. However, since the compressive strength covered a wide range of values, various feasible end-use scenarios for oil contaminated mortar exist. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher CRC press/Balkema en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Characterisation of cement mortar containing oil-contaminated aggregates en_US
dc.parent From Materials To Structures: Advancement Through Innovation - Proceedings Of The 22nd Australasian Conference On The Mechanics Of Structures And Materials en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1091 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 1096 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Civil and Environmental Engineering en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 090500 en_US
dc.personcode 10993297 en_US
dc.personcode 921007 en_US
dc.personcode 999348 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Civil Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.edition ACMSM en_US
dc.custom Australasian Conference On The Mechanics Of Structures And Materials en_US
dc.date.activity 20121211 en_US
dc.location.activity Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
dc.staffid 999348 en_US


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