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OFFICE OF RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY AT THE TURNER-FAIRBANK HIGHWAY RESEARCH CENTER

Characterization of Fresh and Hardened Cementitious Mixtures for Sustainable Pavements

Project Information

Project ID:
FHWA-PROJ-11-0022
Project Abstract:

A series of paste and mortar mixtures containing different fly ashes and replacement levels ranging from 20 percent to 60 percent with high and low alkali cement and with high and low carbon content Class F ash were evaluated.

Goals

The primary objective of this study was to develop a rationale for using a dynamic shear rheometer and an isothermal calorimeter as practical, quick scanning tools for the following purposes:

  • Predict and assess early-age behavior of concrete mixtures containing different types and levels of cement and fly ash.
  • Identify incompatible blends.
  • Verify performance.
Research HUB ID:
7809
Project Status:
Completed
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount):
$200,000.00
Start Date:
End Date:
Public Access Plan:
No
Laboratory:
  • Aggregate and Petrographic Laboratory
  • Concrete Laboratory
FHWA Program Area:
  • Infrastructure
FHWA AMRP Program:
  • Pavements and Materials
Project Outputs:

Guidelines and Protocol. [Source: FHWA, PMSS Database (2013)]

Contact Information

Team:
Infrastructure Materials Team
Office:
Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Office Code:
HRDI-10

Management Organizations