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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2019, 7(3), 138-145
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-7-3-4
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Mechanical Properties of Thebes Limestone Treated by Nano Filler Particles

Ahmed F. Mohamed1, 2, A.F. Gelany3, , M.S. Abd El-sadek4 and Abbas M. Mansour3

1Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Sohage University, Egypt

2Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, KSA

3Geology Department, Faculty of Science, South Valley University, Qena

4Nanomaterials Lab, Physical Department, Faculty of Science, South Valley University

Pub. Date: August 30, 2019

Cite this paper:
Ahmed F. Mohamed, A.F. Gelany, M.S. Abd El-sadek and Abbas M. Mansour. Mechanical Properties of Thebes Limestone Treated by Nano Filler Particles. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2019; 7(3):138-145. doi: 10.12691/ajme-7-3-4


Composite material nowadays has a competitive role in controlling other material. Therefore, coating other material using such composite material help to enhance the mechanical compressive and failure strength of deteriorates ancient materials Thebes limestone is attractive source for a lot of researcher. Natural weathering like rains, rockslides, moisture, salty groundwater absorption and changing temperature can damage or even may weaken the strength of such deteriorates ancient buildings. Compression Samples of ancient Thebes limestone are coated with Nano calcium carbonate and Nano Calcium Hydroxide. While single edge notch bending samples are treated cracked face using Nano calcium carbonate. The results showed an enhancement in both compression and fracture strength.

Nano calcium carbonate Nano calcium hydroxide Thebes limestone compression

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