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Potential Application of Biocomposite from Seaweed as a Green Construction Material

ABDUL MUIS, MUHAMAD AZIM (2016) Potential Application of Biocomposite from Seaweed as a Green Construction Material. IRC, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.

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Abstract

This research aims to identify the compounds of the materials of the seaweed by finding the most similar properties with cement (cementitious property). Also, this research aims to determine the strength of the strength of mortar, based on range of percentage replacement levels in the mortar (0.1%, 0.5%, 1.0%, and 2.5%) when mixed with seaweed, which Gracilaria Changii species was used. In achieving a high strength concrete, a large amount of cement is used whilst a small number of seaweed added in the concrete can enhance the concrete to achieve a higher strength.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Civil Engineering - Structures, materials and construction
Subject: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Engineering > Civil
Depositing User: Ahmad Suhairi Mohamed Lazim
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2018 09:59
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2018 09:59
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/17856

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