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Publication Type : Conference Paper
Publisher : Proceedings of International conference on Emerging and Sustainable Technologies for infra structure systems .
Source : Proceedings of International conference on Emerging and Sustainable Technologies for infra structure systems (2016)
Campus : Coimbatore
School : School of Engineering
Department : Civil
Year : 2016
Abstract : Concrete is made by mixing cement, sand, aggregates and water in required proportion, where aggregates occupy the major volume. Addition of aggregates in concrete improves properties of concrete. With the natural resources depleting rapidly, limiting the use of natural resources and enhancing the use of waste materials is very important for sustainable development. Over-burnt bricks are a waste material which cannot be used in construction directly because of their irregular shape and dark colour. Use of over-burnt bricks helps to preserve natural aggregate source. The present study focuses on the effects of microsilica at various percentages as a partial cement replacement in concrete with over-burnt bricks as coarse aggregates. The mechanical properties of hardened concrete such as splitting tensile strength, flexural strength and compressive strength are studied and analyzed.
Cite this Research Publication : Praveen, Dhanya Sathyan, and Mini, K. M., “Study on performance of concrete with over-burnt bricks aggregates and micro-silica admixture”, in Proceedings of International conference on Emerging and Sustainable Technologies for infra structure systems, 2016.