International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering & Research

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EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON INTEGRAL WATER PROOFING CONCRETE BY PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF GGBS

Publication Date : 15/05/2020


DOI : 10.23883/IJRTER.CONF.20200315.030.FCTXN


Author(s) :

Vijayalakshmi.R , Antony raj.S , Aswynth Sebastian raj. J , Thanga gobi. I , Yogeswaran.M , Thanga gobi. I.


Conference Name :
2nd International Conference on New Scientific Creations in Engineering and Technology - 2020



Abstract :

The production of cement results in emission of many green house gases in atmosphere , which are responsible for global warming. Hence the results are currently focussed on use of waste material having cementing properties , which can be added in cement concrete as partial replacement of cement , without compromising on its strength and durability , which will result in decrease of cement production thus reduction in emission in green house gases , in addition to sustainable management of the waste. The GGBS is a waste product from the iron manufacturing industry , which may be used as a replacement of cement in concrete due to its inherent cementing properties. This paper presents an experimental study of compressive and flexural strength of concrete prepared with ordinary Portland cement , partially replaced by GGBS in different proportions varying from 0%,15%,30% & 45% in M30 grade of concrete. It is observed from the investigation that the strength of concrete is inversely proportional to the % of replacement of cement with GGBS. And in addition crystalline waterproofing agent is added to the ratio of 125ml for 50kg cement bag , it gives better strength.


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