Properties Of The Omani Sarooj

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dc.contributor.author Hago, Abdel Wahid en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-25T13:06:52Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-25T13:06:52Z
dc.date.issued 1997 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Engineering Journal of Qatar University, 1997, Vol. 10, Pages 81-91. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/8002
dc.description.abstract The fundamental properties of the Omani sarooj have been studied. Sarooj samples were collected from different sites to assess their pozzolanic activity. A laboratory testing program covering chemical and physical properties (consistency, setting times and compressive strength) were carried out. The effect of burning at different temperatures and durations on strength development was studied. The properties of sarooj were found to be dependent on the type of the clay, chemical composition, temperature and duration of burning. The controlling factors were viewed simultaneously in analyzing the test results. The optimum temperature that achieved the maximum compressive strength was found to be between 700°C and 800°C. At the optimum temperature, longer duration of burning produced shorter setting times. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Qatar University en_US
dc.subject Engineering: Research & Technology en_US
dc.title Properties Of The Omani Sarooj en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.pagination 81-91 en_US
dc.identifier.volume 10 en_US

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