RESEARCH ARTICLE


Bond Behaviors Between Full-Recycled-Aggregate Concrete and Deformed Steel-Bar



Changyong Li1, *, Minglei Zhao2, *, Fangchun Ren1, Na Liang1, Jie Li2, Mingshuang Zhao1
1 Henan Province International United Lab of Eco-building Materials and Engineering, School of Civil Engineering and Communication, North China University of Water Resources and Electric Power, No. 136 Jinshui East Road, 450046 Zhengzhou, China
2 School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3053, Australia


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Abstract

Introduction:

Full-recycled-aggregate concrete (aRAC) is a new concrete reusing 100% fine and coarse recycled aggregates produced from waste concrete of demolished concrete structures. As there is a lack of studies on the bond behavior between steel bar and aRAC, findings of this study are of significance for the structural application of aRAC.

Method:

This paper presents the pull-out test results of 24 groups aRAC specimens with deformed steel bar, and discusses the effects of aRAC strength, bond length and lateral constructional stirrups on the bond behavior between deformed steel bar and aRAC.

Results and Conclusion:

The bond stress and slip at key points of bond-slip curve are analyzed in relation to the tensile strength of aRAC and the bond length of steel bar. The bond-slip relationship between deformed steel bar and aRAC is proposed based on the test and analysis of this study.

Keywords: Full-recycled-aggregate concrete, Deformed steel bar, Bond behavior, Bond-slip curve, Pull-out test, RCA.