Mix Design for Pumped Concrete with PPC, OPC, OPC+Flyash

A simple method of concrete mix design for pumpable concrete based on an estimated weight of the concrete per unit volume is presented in the article. The Tables and Figures included are worked out by the author from a wide range of materials available in the country. The method is suitable for normal weight concrete Read More...

Transparent Concrete Litracon™

Transparent Concrete Litracon™
Transparency is the new buzz word that attracts the attention of others whether it's the case of humanities / social context that implies openness in communication / statement or in the case of objects like Read More...

Concrete Construction and Sustainability

The paper provides a detailed discussion on the design and implementation of concrete construction projects to minimize environmental impact of buildings and public works projects during the conception, construction and operation including maintenance. It will help engineers and architects appreciate and utilize concrete building systems to design Read More...

Steel Reinforcement in GFRP Strengthened Concrete Cylinders

Steel Reinforcement in GFRP Strengthened Concrete Cylinders
The long-term durability of FRP composites is a crucial factor in their successful application as repair materials or as reinforcement for concrete. Extensive research has been carried out on using these FRP Read More...

Geopolymer Concrete - A New Eco-friendly Material of Construction

The cement industry is the India’s second highest payer of Central Excise and Major contributor to GDP. With infrastructure development growing and the housing sector booming, the demand for cement is also bound to increase. However, the cement industry is extremely energy intensive. After aluminium and steel, the manufacturing of Portland cement Read More...

Effect of Sulphate Attack on Self compacting Concrete

Effect of Sulphate Attack on Self compacting Concrete
In Limestone and Granite Quarries, considerable amounts of limestone and quarry dust powder is being produced as by-products of stone crushers. Large Quantity of both type of powder are being collected Read More...

Concrete for Tall Residential and Composite Office Buildings

Concrete for Tall Residential and Composite Office Buildings
Concrete for New Age Structures especially for tall buildings, concrete has major advantages – it is economical, fire-proof, has lower floor-to-floor heights, higher damping values and higher stiffness Read More...

Ferrocement Roofing Elements - Analysis Using ANSYS

Ferrocement Roofing Elements - Analysis Using ANSYS
Ferrocement is a composite material made up of cement matrix and reinforcement in the form of multiple layers of mesh. Ferrocement structures are flexible and strong, due to the fact that they are Read More...

Biofouling and Corrosion of Specialty Coated Reinforcement

Biofouling and Corrosion of Specialty Coated Reinforcement
The influence of biofouling on concrete was studied by exposing reinforced concrete specimens in natural marine environment. The facilities at Offshore Platform and Marine Electrochemical Read More...

Experimental Investigation on Behavior of Reinforced Concrete

Experimental Investigation on Behavior of  Reinforced Concrete
Moderate and severe earthquakes have struck different places in the world, causing severe damage to reinforced concrete (RC) structures. Retrofitting of existing structures is one of the major challenges Read More...

Role of Fibers for Durable Concrete Construction

Role of Fibers for Durable Concrete Construction
The use of fibers to reinforce concrete materials is a well–known concept. It has been practiced since ancient times, with straw mixed into mud bricks and horsehair included in mortars. However, in our Read More...

Self–compacting Concrete A Paradigm Shift

Self–compacting Concrete A Paradigm Shift
In the era of highrise and over congested construction sites, the performance required for concrete structures is becoming more and more complicated and diversified. The concrete is required to Read More...

Interlocking Concrete Paver Blocks

Interlocking Concrete Paver Blocks
Interlocking Concrete Block Pavement (ICBP) has been extensively used in a number of countries for quite sometime as a specialized problem-solving technique for providing pavement in areas where Read More...

SFRC for Industrial Floors

SFRC for Industrial Floors
During the last three decades SFRC was considered a new technology for construction industry. However, this technology has found high acceptance among the construction industry. Currently, steel Read More...

Matrix Ductility and Reinforcement on the strength, durability and performance of concrete

Matrix Ductility and Reinforcement on the strength, durability and performance of concrete
This paper reports the response mechanism of a composite moment resisting portal frame system with self– centering and energy dissipation capabilities under cyclic loading. The load deformation response is Read More...

Effect of Replacement of Cement by Silica Fume

Effect of Replacement of Cement by Silica Fume
Slurry infiltrated fibre reinforced concrete (SIFCON), is a relatively new and advanced material of construction. It is fibre reinforced concrete (FRC) containing high percentage of fibres in which Read More...

Recent Technologies Using Waste Materials

Sustainability and long term performance of concrete structures are the two important criteria with respect to the prevailing environmental conditions. Sustainability cannot be sacrificed to attain high strength. High ultimate strength is generally accompanied by a low W/C ratio. This is not, in itself, adequate to satisfy all sustainability related requirements. All Read More...

Steel Fibre Concrete Composites for Special Applications

Steel Fibre Concrete Composites for Special Applications
In recent times, the sustained efforts of researchers all over the world to innovate and incorporate unmatched excellence in construction have led to development of several advanced concrete construction Read More...

New Construction Materials for Modern Projects

New Construction Materials for  Modern Projects
India is witnessing construction of very interesting projects in all sectors of Infrastructure. High rise structures, under construction, include residential/commercial blocks up to a height of 320 m and RC chimneys Read More...

A Study on Engineering Properties of Cement Stabilized Seashore Soil

Soil stabilization is a technique for improvement of weak soils. The engineering properties of soil can be improved by soil stabilization. Two road stretches located in seashore areas have been selected for this study and three samples were collected from each road stretch at various locations. This study deal about the improvement of weak soil particularly Read More...

Splitting Tensile Strength of HSSFRC with Silica Fume Replacement

Splitting Tensile Strength of HSSFRC with Silica Fume Replacement
This paper presents the investigations on the contribution of steel fibers on the splitting tensile strength of high-strength steel fiber reinforced concrete (HSSFRC) with silica fume replacement. For 32 series of concrete mixes, splitting tensile strengths were Read More...

Role of Additives in Optimization of Flyash in Cement

Role of Additives in Optimization of Flyash in Cement
This paper deals with the effect of various additives in optimizing the flyash content in portland cement. The study showed that with the use of various additives like naphthalene based superplasticizer, calcium Read More...

Influence of Replacement of Cement by Micro Silica

Influence of Replacement of Cement by Micro Silica
Applications of ferrocement are vast increasing. Ferrocement is lightweight cement composite. It does not require any special construction technique and skilled labor. It has its cracking resistance, ductility and fatigue Read More...

Economic Design of CUSUM Control Charts for Indian RMC Industry

Economic Design of CUSUM Control Charts for Indian RMC Industry
The design of a control chart has economic consequences, in which the costs of sampling and testing, costs associated with investigating out of control signals and possibly correcting assignable causes, are all affected by Read More...

Yearnings of a Reinforced Concrete Structure

Yearnings of a Reinforced Concrete Structure
Concrete has attained this pre-eminent position because of many useful properties it is endowed with. Among these properties are the relative ease of formability, rigidity on setting and curing, and the Read More...

RMC Means Concrete Fit for Posterity

RMC Means Concrete Fit for Posterity
Concrete is one of the oldest construction materials known to man. Platforms made of lime concrete, found in Israel, have been dated to as far back as 7000 B.C. In India, a sunken city discovered off Read More...

Flexural Behavior of Self–compacting Concrete with Recron Fibres

Flexural Behavior of Self–compacting Concrete with Recron Fibres
The use of Self–compacting Concrete (SCC) is spreading world wide because of its very attractive properties in the fresh state as well as after hardening. Several attempts have been made in the recent Read More...

Parametric Study on Use of Pozzolanic Materials in Concrete

The utilization of pozzolanic materials in concrete as partial replacement of cement is gaining immense importance today, mainly on account of the improvements in the long-term durability of concrete combined with ecological benefits. Fly ash, Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBS) and High Reactive Metakaolin (HRM) are the pozzolanic materials Read More...

Experimental Investigation on Influence of Development Length in the Retrofitted Reinforced Concrete Beam

Experimental Investigation on Influence of Development Length in the Retrofitted  Reinforced Concrete Beam
In the last few decades, moderate and severe earthquakes have struck different places in the world, causing severe damage to reinforced concrete (RC) structures. Retrofitting of existing structures is one of the major challenges that modern civil Read More...

Modeling of Stress–Strain Response of Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Modeling of Stress–Strain Response of Fiber Reinforced Concrete
Addition of fiber reinforcement in mortar and concrete provides a large number of benefits. The mathematical modeling of this new material is needed to exploit its benefits to fullest extent. This paper brings past and present trends to Read More...

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