Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Author’s Name : Sinora Chhetri | Sivachandran M | Uthami S

Volume 02 Issue 06  Year 2015 

ISSN no: 2348-3121  

Page no: 1-3

Abstract When we hear the word curing, the first thing that strikes one’s mind is water. Water is supplied externally to maintain the required moisture content for hydration of cement which is generally known as curing. However if the loss of moisture from concrete be prevented, external supply of water is not required. This is the basic concept behind curing without water which can be done through many ways. In our project we have analyzed five such methods viz. electrical curing, polythene membrane curing, internal curing, and addition of calcium chloride and sealing of formwork. The main objective of this investigation is to study experimentally study the effects of the above stated methods of curing on concrete.

Keywords— curing without water, calcium chloride, polythene membrane, electrical curing, internal curing, sealing of formwork]


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