IJMTES – STRENGTH STUDIES ON SPECIAL CONCRETE BEAMS USING BOTTOM ASH AS PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF FINE AGGREGATE

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

Paper Title : STRENGTH STUDIES ON SPECIAL CONCRETE BEAMS USING BOTTOM ASH AS PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF FINE AGGREGATE

Author’s Name : Manikandan S | Padmanaban I | Maruthachalam M  unnamed

Volume 03 Issue 08 2016

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 192-195

Abstract – Concrete is the most important engineering material and the addition of some other materials may change the properties of concrete. Studies have been carried out to investigate the possibility of utilizing a broad range of materials as partial replacement materials for cement and aggregate in the production of  concrete. Cement is a by-product of the natural resources is at a high requirement, which is both economically and environmentally backward. Taking up this issue and considering various supplementary materials, of which fly ash and bottom ash on combination provides much better statistics. The present experimental study was conceived following the general purpose of testing new sustainable building processes and modern production systems, aims not only at saving natural raw materials and reducing energy consumption, but also to recycle industrial by-products. This paper explains the experimental investigation of partial replacement of sand with bottom ash and constant 20% replacement of fly ash with cement and by using water reducing agent as a superplasticizer.The physical properties and mechanical properties are determined by various tests such as compressive strength test, split tensile strength test, flexural strength test. According to references partial replacement of 0-40% has been done previously. This study includes the strength characteristics of fine aggregate with bottom ash on varying percentages like 40%, 50%, 60% and 70% of fresh and hardened properties on 7 days & 28 days strength.

Keywords— Bottom Ash Concrete, Material Properties, Hardened Concrete Properties 

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