Application of steel fiber-reinforced concrete for slab lagging at underground mines in Quang Ninh
1 Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Hanoi, Vietnam 2 Mien Tay Construction University, Vinh Long, Vietnam 3 Joint-Stock Investment and Construction Company No.34, Hanoi, Vietnam
- Received: 24th-Sept-2021
- Revised: 9th-Jan-2022
- Accepted: 11st-Feb-2022
- Online: 31st-July-2022
- Section: Civil Engineering
Steel Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (SFRC) is an advanced material studied and used in some developed countries in the world in recent years. The characteristics of this concrete are intensive compression, high tensile and tolerance strength, higher repeated loads, and long-term durable stability. Steel fibers were used to manufacture SFRC because of their outstanding characteristics. The durability of SFRC should be improved and the disadvantages of traditional concrete should be reduced. To produce inserts in the support structure, SFRC must be applied. Because 60÷70% of tunnels are being constructed for underground coal mines of Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Group (TKV) currently use. SPV steel frame support in combination with reinforced concrete inserts steel. To increase the plaque's capacity and durability in the future, a study must be done to create new, very intense concrete materials. This study investigated how the ratio and compressive strength of steel fibers affected the flexural characteristics of SRFC. To achieve this, 30 MPa strength SFRC with 0.5%, 1.0%, and 1.5% fiber fractions were made and evaluated. This study’s experimental results can be summarized as follows: according to the compression experimental results, the compressive strength and elastic modulus of SFRC were not considerably impacted by the steel fiber volume ratio; The experimental results from the bending tests show that for concrete with a strength of 30 MPa, the proportion of steel fibers of 1.0% has higher flexural strength and toughness than the proportion of steel fibers of 0.5% and 1.5%; A comparison of the test at 28 days of age with the (ACI 211.1-91, 1991) was completely satisfied.
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