Experimental Study on Fiber Reinforced Self Compacting Concrete by Replacement of Fine Aggregate with Robo Sand

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Bathula. Rajesh, B. G. Rahul


Self-compacting concrete can encompass even the most crowded support using nothing more than its own weight and without vibrating. It is a highly flowable, non-isolating solid. It can also fill formwork. While keeping or enhancing all of concretes traditional mechanical and strength capabilities, it offers these alluring advantages. Thanks to adjustments in compliance with traditional blend designs and the usage of superplasticizers, this strong may also fulfill move execution requirements. Self-compacting concrete has a floor this is especially higher than regular concrete, making it suitable for utilization in formwork this is problematic and can be hard to solid in sure ways, in significantly bolstered areas, or in conditions in which vibrators aren't to be had for compaction. Self-compacting concrete, on occasion called self-solidifying concrete, may also waft via the formwork and integrate below its personal weight whilst being definitely deaerated. It can persist lengthy sufficient to fill areas of virtually any length or form with out setting apart or going extinct. As a result, SCC is in particular useful in situations in which placement is hard, together with in strong folks who are well-armed or in complicated paintings environments.

This research focuses on the feasibility of employing self-compacting concrete in M30 grade self-compacting concrete (SCC) with superplasticizer and viscosity modifying agent additions. In laboratory studies, the fresh and hardened characteristics, as well as the durability of SCC (M30), are investigated. The prospect of using robo sand, which is one of the most common agro-wastes in South India, as a partial substitute for fine aggregate in specific concretes like SCC in structural components is investigated and explored.


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