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Volume 2014, Article ID 713531, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/713531
Research Article

Development of UHPC Mixtures Utilizing Natural and Industrial Waste Materials as Partial Replacements of Silica Fume and Sand

1Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
2Research Institute, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Received 16 March 2014; Revised 14 July 2014; Accepted 15 July 2014; Published 13 August 2014

Academic Editor: Zhong Tao

Copyright © 2014 Shamsad Ahmad et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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