Concrete Overlays

Concrete Overlays
The need has never been greater for engineered strategies to preserve and maintain the nation's pavements. With shrinking budgets, ever increasing traffic volumes and loads, and the critical emerging focus on infrastructure sustainability Read More...

Polished Concrete Floors

Polished Concrete Floors
Although currently there are no industry standards specifying concrete tolerances specific to polished concrete, manufacturers as well as installers are coming up with their own set of standards Read More...

Flexural Behaviour of RC Beams Strengthened by FC Laminates

Flexural Behaviour of RC Beams Strengthened by FC Laminates
This paper investigates the flexural behaviour of reinforced concrete beams strengthened by ferrocement laminates. Totally five beams of length 3200mm, width 150mm and depth 250mm were cast and tested. A flat ferrocement laminate 125mm Read More...

Effect of Dosing Sequence of Micro Silica

Effect of  Dosing Sequence of Micro Silica
Silica fume has been successfully used in production of high performance and high strength concrete for the past couple of years. The benefits of using silica fume for enhancement of durability Read More...

Stamped Concrete: A New Concept in Outdoor Flooring, in India

Stamped Concrete: A New Concept in Outdoor Flooring, in India
Stamped concrete is one of those home remodeling trends that seem to be catching up very fast these days to beautify outdoor floorings of residence or surrounding such as pool decks, driveways, entries Read More...

Compressive Strength of Fiber Reinforced Concrete With Fly Ash

This paper deals with an experimental study on the properties of concrete containing fly ash and fibers. Fly ash content used was 0%, 3%, 9% and 12% of mass basis, and fiber volume fraction was 0%, 0.75%, 1%, 1.25% and 1.5% of volume basis. The experiment conducted show, that steel fiber addition, either into Portland cement concrete or Fly ash concrete Read More...

High–Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete under Compression and Flexure

High–Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete under Compression and Flexure
Mechanical properties of fiber reinforcement concrete are needed to use the FRC in various structural applications. This paper presents the experimental investigation carried out to study the behavior of Read More...

Nanosilica Improves Recycled Concrete Aggregates

Nanosilica Improves Recycled Concrete Aggregates
Major problems occurring while using Recycled Concrete Aggregates (RCAs) in concretes are: higher porosity and hence higher water absorption, lower mechanical strengths, residual impurities on the surface of Read More...

Sustainable Concrete with Scrap Tyre Aggregate

Sustainable Concrete with Scrap Tyre Aggregate
With the exponential growth in number of automobiles in India during recent years, the demand of tyres as original equipment and as replacement has also increased. The quantity of scrap tyres produced Read More...

Quality and Durability of Concrete

Quality and Durability of Concrete
This paper discusses the quality of concrete vis-a-vis the life span of the present-day concrete structures in India. The paper's main focus is on durability of concrete. How to produce good quality durable concrete Read More...

Recron and Steel Fiber Reinforced Engineered Cementitious Composites

Recron and Steel Fiber Reinforced Engineered Cementitious Composites
Fibers in the cementitious matrix tend to reinforce the composite under all modes of loading and the interaction between the fiber and matrix affects the performance of cement based fiber composite material. In the present experimental work, performance of Read More...

Chloride Diffusion of Concrete on Using GGBS

Chloride Diffusion of Concrete on Using GGBS
In recent years there is an increasing awareness regarding environmental pollution due to domestic and industrial waste. Now pollution control board is formed to regulate environmental degradation Read More...

A Study on Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of Geopolymer Mortars

A Study on Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of Geopolymer Mortars
Conventional Cement Concrete (CCC) consists of Portland Cement (P-C) as binder which binds the inert aggregate system. However, geopolymer composites (GPCs) have geopolymeric (GP) material Read More...

Influence of Curing Types on Strength of Geopolymer Concrete

Influence of Curing Types on Strength of Geopolymer Concrete
In order to address environmental effects associated with Portland cement, there is need to develop alternative binders to make concrete. An effort in this regard is the development of geopolymer Read More...

Mechanical Water Dozer for Durable Concrete Making

Mechanical Water Dozer for Durable Concrete Making
Concrete is a porous material. This is the intrinsic property of concrete. Once the pores within structure of concrete are interconnected, this leads to creation of pathways (i.e. capillary porosity) for Read More...

Design of Buildings of Steel and Concrete

Public buildings requiring large floor area can be economically constructed adopting steel framework of columns, girders and flooring of reinforced concrete. The recently published steel code (IS:800-2007) includes Load and Resistance Factor methods of design adopted from the latest foreign codes. The outdated clauses for design of composite beams Read More...

Production of Self–compacting Concrete

Production of Self–compacting Concrete
For many decades, concrete has largely been used as a construction material, whether in moderate aggressive environment, or in strong aggressive environment. By volume alone, concrete is the world Read More...

Effect of Rice Husk Ash on Cement Mortar and Concrete

Effect of Rice Husk Ash on Cement Mortar and Concrete
Workability, strength, and durability are three basics properties of concrete. Amount of useful internal work necessary to overcome the internal friction to produce full compaction is termed Read More...

Popular Non Destructive Testing of Concrete Structure

Popular Non Destructive Testing of Concrete Structure
In a short span of ten years after Bhuj earthquake, nondestructive testing has achieved an important place in the Quality Assurance of hardened concrete and the evaluation of existing concrete structure Read More...

Rationalised Codes for Concrete Structures – International Approach and Indian Standards

The intent of this presentation is to highlight the urgency and necessity of developing the ‘New Generation Codes’ for structural concrete and to inform readers about the efforts being made internationally and in India in this respect. The discussion necessarily traces the history of code making, development of design philosophy, ideal contents Read More...

Use of HDPE Flat Duct for Prestressed Slab Construction

Prestressed concrete slab (PT slab) construction has gained wide importance as a state of art technology, due to a number of engineering solutions and economy that it provides. Conventional usage of bright metal sheets as duct material have explicit problems of corrosion, duct opening leading to slurry intrusion and higher short-term losses Read More...

Flexural Strength of Beams

Flexural Strength of Beams
Copper slag is obtained as waste product from the sterlite industries, which produces copper in the form of cathode. Investigations were carried out to explore the possibility of using copper slag as a Read More...

Improvement of Shear Strength using Triangular Shape Fibre in Concrete

Improvement of Shear Strength using Triangular Shape Fibre in Concrete
It is now well established that one of the important properties of fibre reinforced concrete is its superior resistance to cracking and crack propagation. As a result of this ability to arrest cracks, fibre Read More...

Fatigue in Concrete Concerns Security and Stability of Flyovers

Fatigue in Concrete Concerns Security and Stability of Flyovers
Concern about fatigue in concrete, is on increase in important concrete structures such as flyovers. In flyovers and allied structures when loading, in the form of repeated cycles, occurs for a large number, concrete Read More...

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...

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