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Publication Type : Journal Article
Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Source : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 310, p.012064 (2018)
Campus : Coimbatore
School : School of Engineering
Department : Civil
Year : 2018
Abstract : Pervious concrete (PC) is also known as no fines concrete and has been found to be a reliable stormwater management tool. As a substitution for conventional impervious pavement, PC usage has been increasing during recent years. PC made with different sized aggregate shows different void ratios and changed properties. As void ratio plays a notable role on strength and permeability of PC, this study aims to focus on properties of PC at identical void ratio of 20%, made using aggregates of three size ranges, viz., 4.75-6mm, 10-12.5mm, and 10-20mm. Appropriate alternatives were used to maintain the identical void ratio. As the permeation capacity of PC gets reduced due to the clogging tendency, the life of PC will also get reduced. Hence, to make the PC to sustain for a long time it is necessary to study the clogging behavior. This study investigates the tendency of PC for clogging and the potential for regaining the permeability through de-clogging methods. Clogging tendency of PC is studied by using two sizes (coarse and fine) of clog particles and the changes in permeability are observed. Efficiency of declogging methods like pressure washing and vacuum suction on PC with different sized aggregates are also evaluated.
Cite this Research Publication : K. Kiran and Dr. Anand K. B., “Study on identically voided pervious concrete made with different sized aggregates”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 310, p. 012064, 2018.