Determining Optimum Percent of Recycled Coarse Aggregates used in Corrosive Environment Based on Kriging Model

Document Type : Research Article


1 Dept. of Civil Eng. University of Sistan and Baluchestan

2 University of Sistan and Baluchestan


In this research, have been used of Kriging surrogate methods to obtain the mechanical and durability parameters’ estimation models and a very recent meta-heuristic optimization algorithm to obtain the optimum amount of recycled coarse aggregates and cement in the concrete mix to reach an environmentally friendly concrete. Results have shown that the optimum design point in a 70% humidity environment, 3% chloride ion concentration, and a temperature of 23 at high corrosion risk level has been reached at 20.33% and 0.40 of recycled coarse aggregate and water-cement ratio, respectively, in single-objective optimization. In addition to this, multi-objective optimization results have shown that in an environment with a 70% humidity environment, 5% chloride ion concentration, and a temperature of 23 the optimum design point has been obtained at 18.34%, 0.40 of recycled coarse aggregate, and water-cement ratio, respectively, that the same results hadn’t been observed in the single-objective optimization procedure.


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