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The Resource Development of Recycled Polypropylene Plastic Fibres to Reinforce Concrete

Development of Recycled Polypropylene Plastic Fibres to Reinforce Concrete

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Development of Recycled Polypropylene Plastic Fibres to Reinforce Concrete
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Development of Recycled Polypropylene Plastic Fibres to Reinforce Concrete
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Development of Recycled Polypropylene Plastic Fibres to Reinforce Concrete
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Development of Recycled Polypropylene Plastic Fibres to Reinforce Concrete
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  • Supervisor's Foreword -- Abstract -- Parts of this thesis have been published in the following journal articles -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Rationale -- 1.2 Research Objectives -- 1.3 Thesis Organisation -- References -- 2 Literature Review -- 2.1 Mechanical Reprocessing of Polypropylene Waste -- 2.1.1 Degradation and Crystallisation Behaviours of Reprocessing PP Waste -- 2.1.1.1 Degradation Behaviour -- 2.1.1.2 Crystallisation Behaviour and Mechanical Properties -- 2.1.2 Melt Blending -- 2.1.3 Filler Reinforcement -- 2.1.4 Mechanochemistry -- 2.2 Use of Macro Plastic Fibres in Concrete -- 2.2.1 Preparation and Properties of Macro Plastic Fibres -- 2.2.2 Macro Plastic Fibre Reinforced Concrete -- 2.2.2.1 Fresh Concrete Properties -- 2.2.2.2 Hardened Concrete Properties -- 2.2.3 Cost and Environmental Benefits of Using Macro Plastic Fibres -- 2.2.4 Applications of Macro Plastic Fibre Reinforced Concrete -- 2.3 Characterisation of Toughness and Post-cracking Behaviour of Fibre Reinforced Concrete -- 2.3.1 Four-Point Flexural Tests on the Unnotched Beams -- 2.3.1.1 ASTM C1018 -- 2.3.1.2 ASTM C1399 -- 2.3.1.3 ASTM C1609 -- 2.3.2 Three-Point Flexural Tests on the Notched Beams -- 2.3.3 Flexural Tests on the Round Panel -- 2.4 Life Cycle Assessment -- 2.5 Conclusions -- References -- 3 Production and Characterisation of the Physical and Mechanical Properties of Recycled PP Fibers -- 3.1 Fibre Production and Measurement -- 3.1.1 Raw Materials for Fibre Production -- 3.1.2 Preparation of PP Fibres -- 3.1.3 Tensile Strength of PP Fibres -- 3.1.4 Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy -- 3.1.5 Differential Scanning Calorimeter -- 3.1.6 Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering -- 3.2 Mechanical Properties of PP Fibres -- 3.3 Molecular Orientation by FTIR -- 3.4 Crystal Structure and Crystallinity by DSC
  • 3.5 Crystallinity by WAXS -- 3.6 Conclusions -- References -- 4 Comparative Evaluation of 100% Recycled and Virgin PP Fibre Reinforced Concretes -- 4.1 Alkali Resistance of the 100% Recycled and Virgin PP Fibres -- 4.2 Concrete Mix Design and Experimental Program -- 4.2.1 Concrete Mix Design -- 4.2.2 Compressive Strength of Concrete -- 4.2.3 Residual Flexural Tensile Strength with CMOD -- 4.2.4 Round Determinate Panel Test -- 4.3 Mechanical Properties of the 100% Recycled and Virgin PP Fibres -- 4.4 Compressive Strength of Concrete -- 4.5 Residual Flexural Tensile Strength with CMOD -- 4.6 Flexural Strength and Toughness from RDPT -- 4.7 Conclusions -- References -- 5 Post-cracking Performance of Concrete Reinforced by Various Newly Developed Recycled PP Fibres -- 5.1 Compressive Strength of Concrete -- 5.2 Residual Flexural Tensile Strength with CMOD -- 5.3 Flexural Strength and Toughness from Round Determinate Panel Tests -- 5.4 Conclusions -- References -- 6 Environmental Benefits of Using Recycled PP Fibre Through a Life Cycle Assessment -- 6.1 Life Cycle Assessment Process -- 6.1.1 Functional Unit and Scenario Formulations -- 6.1.2 System Boundaries -- 6.1.2.1 Steel Reinforcing Mesh -- 6.1.2.2 Virgin PP Fibre -- 6.1.2.3 Industrial Recycled PP Fibre -- 6.1.2.4 Domestic Recycled PP Fibre -- 6.1.3 Life Cycle Inventory -- 6.1.4 Life Cycle Impact Assessment -- 6.1.5 Uncertainty Analysis -- 6.2 Results -- 6.3 Discussion -- 6.4 Conclusions -- References -- 7 Applications of 100% Recycled PP Fibre Reinforced Concretes -- 7.1 Concrete Footpaths -- 7.2 Precast Concrete Drainage Pits -- 7.2.1 Materials and Specimens -- 7.2.2 Pit Test Setup -- 7.2.3 Results and Discussion -- 7.3 Conclusions -- References -- 8 Conclusions and Recommendations -- 8.1 Conclusions -- 8.2 Recommendations
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