Establishment of Equations for the Physical, Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Concrete Containing Plastic Waste

Houria TAIBI

Abstract


Research on concrete containing plastic waste has made it possible to understand their behavior and to demonstrate the relevance of their use. But it is clear that equations governing the behavior of this type of concrete are lacking. In this logic, this study is in line. The objective is then, to propose formulas governing the physical, mechanical and thermal properties of concrete containing plastic waste. The proposed formulas were validated by referenced test values.  In total, five hundred and twenty-four experimental and theoretical values were processed and analyzed. The experimental values were collected and analyzed and compared with the theoretical values from the proposed equations. The results obtained allowed to conclude that the proposed equations are all relevant.

 


Keywords


Modeling; Concrete; Plastic wastes; Specifications

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