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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Physical And Mechanical Characteristics Of Soil-cement And Rice Husk Mixtures [características Físicas E Mecânicas De Misturas De Solo, Cimento E Casca De Arroz]|
|Abstract:||The main objective of this work is the study of the effect of rice husk addition on the physical and mechanical properties of soil-cement, in order to obtain an alternative construction material. The rice husk preparation consisted of grinding, sieving, and the pre-treatment with lime solution. The physical characteristics of the soil and of the rice husk were determined. Different amounts of soil, cement and rice husk were tested by compaction and unconfined compression. The specimens molded according to the treatments applied to the mixtures were subsequently submitted to compression testing and to tensile splitting cylinder testing at 7 and 28 days of age and to water absorption testing. After determining its physical and mechanical characteristics, the best results were obtained for the soil + 12% (cement + rice husk) mixture. The results showed a promising use as an alternative construction material.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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