A Review on the Impact of Waste Materials in Performance of Self-Compacting Concrete

  • Mohammad Sami A. Qabaja Ph,D. student in Civil Engineering
Keywords: Self Compacting Concrete, Waste Materials, Test Methods, Replacement Materials, Mechanical Properties


Self-compacting concrete (SCC) was founded in 1986, from these days until now it's used profusely due to its different features like one of them the sustainability by using the waste materials will be achieved that will lead to saving the environment and cost-effective. The study aims to investigate and discuss different waste materials in producing SCC. Wastes materials in this research were divided into two parts, the replacement waste materials to the aggregate and the second type are the replacement materials to the cement with showing the impact of this waste materials on the concrete properties. The study shows different types of test methods that used to achieve the SCC by test the properties of the filing ability, passing ability and segregation potential that are especially recommended to achieve the SCC mixture. The research shows previous studies that used waste materials in producing SCC and it includes different types of cases with the effect of these materials on the properties of the concrete. The current studies are not enough to make an official procedure for using the waste materials in producing SCC, the practical studies must be carried out on the new waste materials that not used before that maybe will help to produce a durable SCC and other types of concrete to achieve for an official procedure to produce different types of concrete with a different types of waste materials


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How to Cite
Qabaja, M. (2020, April 11). A Review on the Impact of Waste Materials in Performance of Self-Compacting Concrete. Sustainable Structures and Materials, An International Journal, 2(2), 23-30. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.26392/SSM.2019.02.02.023