Strength behaviour of M25 and M45 concrete incorporating accelerators and stone waste

Strength behaviour of M25 and M45 concrete incorporating accelerators and stone waste
Accelerators are used to accelerate the setting and development of concrete at early age, and also speed up the construction work for early removal of formwork. Due to depletion of natural resources, and emission of carbon dioxide during Read More...

Durability of Concrete made with Marble Dust as partial replacement of Cement subjected to Sulphate attack

Durability of Concrete made with Marble Dust as partial replacement of Cement subjected to Sulphate attack
This experimental study presents the feasibility of the production of more durable concrete with marble dust as partial replacement of cement by 5%, 10%, 15% and 20% by weight. Standard concrete cube specimens of size Read More...

Effect of Aggregate-Cement Ratio on Engineering Properties of Pervious Concrete

Effect of Aggregate-Cement Ratio on Engineering Properties of Pervious Concrete
Pervious concrete is a composite type of material containing coarse aggregate, little or no fine aggregate, cement and water. In pervious concrete, carefully controlled amount of water and cementitious materials are used to Read More...

Recent Advances in - Self-Compacting Concrete

Recent Advances in - Self-Compacting Concrete
In line of advanced concrete technology and research self-compacting concrete (SCC) contribute an innovative role for the development and its implementations worldwide. SCC, also known as self-leveling concrete Read More...

Life-Cycle Management of Concrete Structures

Life-Cycle Management of Concrete Structures
A concrete structure is required to maintain its functions and performance during its design service life. However, serious damages have been sometimes found, which may be caused by physical and chemical actions. Read More...

Green, Sustainable Construction: Solutions for Affordable Housing

Green, Sustainable Construction: Solutions for Affordable Housing
Concrete is the second most consumed material in the world after water and it is used most widely in the construction industry due to its high compressive strength and other properties.[1] Therefore, the basis of Read More...

Aesthetical Integration in High Performance Concrete for Infra Construction

Aesthetical Integration in High Performance Concrete for Infra Construction
Concrete, the wonder material that has shaped our surroundings, was invented in the mid-18th century, and continues to be the most widely used construction material. Concrete came to architects and designers as a boon Read More...

Comparative Study of concrete mix design using IS and ACI methods with and without super-plasticizer

Comparative Study of concrete mix design using IS and ACI methods with and without super-plasticizer
Concrete is a composite material consisting of cement, water, and aggregates. These ingredients can be mixed in different ratios to attain desired strengths. Though rough mix ratios for different strengths Read More...

Non destructive testing for determining the strength of concrete

Non destructive testing for determining the strength of concrete
Civil engineering infrastructures are designed to operate for long periods of time, such as 50 to 100 years. However, several unpredictable and uncontrollable factors reduce their expected performance and life Read More...

An Experimental investigation on utilizations of Marble Dust as partial replacement of Cement in Concrete

An Experimental investigation on utilizations of Marble Dust as partial replacement of Cement in Concrete
Marble dust is an industrial by-product obtained during sawing, shaping, and polishing of marble and causes a serious problem to the environment. Research indicate that the effect of mixing marble dust on the Read More...

Use of Ferrocement for Construction of Mini Check Dams and Diversion Structures

Use of Ferrocement for Construction of Mini Check Dams and Diversion Structures
Diversion structures and check dams are constructed for diverting/ storing the water, flowing in shallow rivers/ streams for various purposes. The present practice is to use brick / stone / stone block masonry Read More...

Sustainable Concrete - An Inevitable Need for Present & Future

Sustainable Concrete - An Inevitable Need for Present & Future
Concrete has become, by far, the most widely used construction material in the world. It is surpassed only by water as the most used material on earth. Concrete is perceived and identified as the provider Read More...

Structural Behaviour of High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beam Column Joints Under Cyclic Loading

Structural Behaviour of High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beam Column Joints Under Cyclic Loading
The strength & ductility of structures primarily depend on proper detailing of reinforcement in beam column joints. Under seismic excitations, beam-column joint region is subjected to high horizontal & vertical Read More...

Translucent Concrete by Using Optical Fibers and Glass Rods

Translucent Concrete
Concrete is traditionally a solid, substantial building material. It needs a makeover. Small buildings are replaced by high-rise buildings and skyscrapers. There arises one of the major problem in deriving natural Read More...

Practical applications of UHPC & HPC concrete by generative development...

Fiber Reinforced UHPC
Ultra High Performance Concrete (UPHC) is one of the most modern concretes developed during the last decade. It's a material generally characterized by (although not limited to the one) having Read More...

High Performance Concrete for High-rise Construction

Self Compacting Concrete
Concrete is ubiquitous in our built environment - be it in buildings, roads, bridges, railways, or dams. Global growth in concrete consumption is partly due to the rapid industrialization of developing Read More...

The Basic Facts on Admixtures for Concrete

Basic Facts on Admixtures
Chemical admixtures are the forth ingredient of the concrete which is inevitable for the modern concretes. The properties of the concrete can be modified either in the plastic or the hardened state as required Read More...

Small Ferrocement Dams to Recharge Groundwater

Ferrocement Dams
Ferrocement uses less cement and the thickness is also very small as, such intelligent use of this material is possible in water retaining structures. In Mexico, ferrocement dams with curved sections Read More...

A Review on the use of Micro-Silica and Nano-Silica in SCC

Nano Silica Self Compacting Concrete
Concrete, unique in construction, is the only material exclusive to the construction business and therefore is the beneficiary of a fair proportion of the research and development money from government Read More...

Shell Structures

Shell Structures
Environmental issues are drawing worldwide attention. Manufacturing of cement results in emission of carbon dioxide gas into atmosphere and that is most polluting. Therefore we must use less of cement Read More...

Impact of Admixture on Heat Gain through Mixed Concrete Roof into a Building

Mixed Concrete Heat Gain
Number of thermal insulation materials with fine particles is available to mix with concrete to improve thermal behaviour of mixed concrete. The admixtures are mixed in different ratio with concrete Read More...

Bacterial Concrete: Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Material

Concrete is one of the most widely used construction materials in the world [1]. Concrete technology is a flourishing field in which the researches are still going in discretion for the sustainability and durability of concrete. Recently, bacterial or microbial concrete has been introduced to the concrete industry to enhance Read More...

Durability of recycled aggregate concrete with supplementary cementitious materials as evaluated by alternate wetting and drying test

recycled aggregate concrete
The utilization of the recycled aggregates created from processing construction and demolition waste in new construction has become more important over the last two decades. There are many factors contributi Read More...

Mix Design and Performance of Different Grades of Self Compacting Concrete (SCC)

Radial Gate Track Girder
Tala Hydroelectric Project is a run of the river scheme, located 3 km downstream of the existing 336 MW Chukha Hydroelectric Project on river Wangchu in South Western Bhutan in Eastern Himalayas. The project Read More...

Innovative Concrete Solutions for Emerging Asia

Innovative Concrete Solutions
These innovative concrete solutions have been developed, tested-bedded and are being used in various markets in Emerging Asia. They are examples of how the concrete- and aggregate industry Read More...

Innovative Concrete Technology Solution to Cover the Challenges of Sustainable Concrete as Slump Retention, High Early Strength and Workability Behaviour

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It is a great challenge to improve sustainability of concrete. Strongest argument for concrete as the most important building material is its durability behavior over more than 100 years. As longer the service Read More...

ISO Management Systems – A Relevance to Ready Mix Concrete Business

ISO systems especially ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & BS 18001 have gained great importance in today' business with the purpose of offering higher value to the stakeholders. Ready Mix Concrete Business is more of Product and Service centric. The QMS, EMS & OHSAS play vital role in product quality, product development, pollution control Read More...

Development of Alternative Roofing System by Using Ferrocement Channels

Ferrocement Roofing Channel
The cost of construction is rising day by day due to increasing cost of basic building materials such as steel, sand, cement, brick, timber and labour. The cost of construction using conventional building Read More...

Prediction of Compressive Strengh of Concrete Containing Nano-Silica Using Fuzzy Logic

Strengh of Concrete
Concrete is essentially a mixture of paste and aggregate. The paste, comprising of cement and water, binds the aggregate into a hard mass; the paste hardens because of the chemical reaction of the Read More...

Seismic Retrofitting of RC Beam-Column Connections

Seismic Retrofitting
Designing beam–column joints is considered to be a complex and challenging task for structural engineers, and careful design of joints in RC frame structures is crucial to the safety of the Read More...

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