Institutional Research Information Service
UCL Logo
Please report any queries concerning the funding data grouped in the sections named "Externally Awarded" or "Internally Disbursed" (shown on the profile page) to your Research Finance Administrator. Your can find your Research Finance Administrator at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/finance/research/post_award/post_award_contacts.php by entering your department
Please report any queries concerning the student data shown on the profile page to:

Email: portico-services@ucl.ac.uk

Help Desk: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ras/portico/helpdesk
Publication Detail
A review of the hardened mechanical properties of self-compacting concrete
  • Publication Type:
    Journal article
  • Publication Sub Type:
  • Authors:
    Domone P
  • Publisher:
  • Publication date:
  • Pagination:
    1, 12
  • Journal:
    Cement and Concrete Composites
  • Volume:
  • Issue:
  • Print ISSN:
  • Keywords:
    Self-compacting concrete, Compressive strength, Tensile strength, Modulus of elasticity, Limestone powder, Bond to steel, In situ properties
Data from more than 70 recent studies on the hardened mechanical properties of self-compacting concrete (SCC) have been analysed and correlated to produce comparisons with the properties of equivalent strength normally vibrated concrete (NVC). The significant scatter obtained in much of the data is a consequence of the wide range of materials and mixes used for SCC, but clear relationships have been obtained between cylinder and cube compressive strength, tensile and compressive strengths, and elastic modulus and compressive strength. It is also clear that limestone powder, a common addition to SCC mixes, makes a substantial contribution to strength gain. Bond strength of SCC to reinforcing and prestressing steel is similar to or higher than that of normally vibrated concrete. Variation of in situ properties in structural elements cast with SCC is similar to that with NVC, and the performance of the structural elements is largely as predicted by the measured material properties. The analysis has shown that sufficient data have been obtained to give confidence in the general behaviour of SCC, and future studies need only be focused on specific or confirmatory data for particular applications.
Publication data is maintained in RPS. Visit https://rps.ucl.ac.uk
 More search options
UCL Researchers
Dept of Civil, Environ &Geomatic Eng
University College London - Gower Street - London - WC1E 6BT Tel:+44 (0)20 7679 2000

© UCL 1999–2011

Search by