Some Properties of Concrete Made with Wood Fibers

Author: Junaid Kameran Ahmed1
1Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tishk International University, Erbil, Iraq

Abstract: One of the sustainable construction elements is using waste material, recycled materials in the concrete production process. Coarse aggregate has been obtained from a carpenter sawdust waste in TIU workshop / Erbil. Wood particles were used in different proportions of the cement content. The fresh properties of slump, and water absorption, and the compressive, flexural strengths were measured and discussed.

Keywords: Wood Fibers, Wood Fiber Concrete, Mechanical Properties

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doi: 10.23918/eajse.v7i1p106

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