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Map of RCA sample collection sites, images of two samples, and graph showing how much of each sample fell into an acceptable size range.

Research: Recycled Concrete Aggregates

Publications

Refereed Publications

  • McGinnis, M. J., Davis, M., de la Rosa, A., Weldon, B. D. Kurama, Y.C. “Strength and Stiffness of Recycled Concrete Aggregate Concrete,” Magazine of Concrete Research – Submitted and under review.
  • McGinnis, M. J., Davis, M. De La Rosa, A., Weldon, B., Kurama, Y. C. (2016) “Quantified Sustainability of Recycled Concrete Aggregates,” Magazine of Concrete Research – Accepted.

 

Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  • De La Rosa, A., Davis, M. Weldon, B., Kurama, Y. C., McGinnis, M. J. (2016). “Mechanical Behavior of Recycled Concrete Aggregates (RCA) for Improved Sustainability of Reinforced Concrete Building Structures,” Proceedings of the 4th Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies Conference, Las Vegas, NV August 7-11.
  • Davis, M., De La Rosa, A., Weldon, B., Kurama, Y. C., McGinnis, M. J. (2016). “Environmental Considerations of Recycled Concrete Aggregates (RCA) for Improved Sustainability of Reinforced Concrete Building Structures,” Proceedings of the 4th Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies Conference, Las Vegas, NV August 7-11.
  • Davis, M., McGinnis, M., Kurama, Y. C. (2015). “Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregates for Improved Sustainability of Reinforced Concrete Building Structures – Economic Considerations,” Proceedings of the Gulf Southwest Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, March 2015.

 

Reports

  • Davis, M., De La Rosa, A. McGinnis, M. J. (2016). “Economic, Environmental, and Mechanical Behavioral Characteristics of Recycled Concrete Aggregate Concrete” University of Texas at Tyler, College of Engineering Research Report 07012016, 161 pp.

 

Sponsored Research and Projects

  • “Use of Recycled Aggregates for Improved Sustainability of RC Building Structures,” Kurama, Y. C., McGinnis, M. J. (Co-PI), $285,000 ($98,353 UT Tyler Portion), (2014).

 

Master’s Graduate Student Advising (The University of Texas at Tyler)

  • Mark Davis, M.S. “Sustainability and Structural Impacts of using Recycled Concrete Aggregates for Structural Concrete,” August 2016.
  • Andres De La Rosa, M.S. “Strength and Sorptivity Behavior of Concrete with Recycled Concrete Aggregates,” August 2016.
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