Reactive Powder Concrete Properties with Cement Replacement Using Waste Material

Kumar, Anjan M U and Rao, Asha Udaya and Sabhahit, N (2013) Reactive Powder Concrete Properties with Cement Replacement Using Waste Material. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 4 (5). p. 203. ISSN 2229-5518

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Reactive Powder Concrete (RPC) is composed of very fine powders (cement, sand, quartz powder and silica fume), steel fibres (optional) and superplasticizer. A very dense matrix is achieved, and this compactness gives RPC ultra-high strength and durability properties. In the present study, performance of reactive powder concrete without quartz powder and containing fly ash and GGBS as a replacement for cement at the percentage of 5% (RPC1), 10% (RPC2) and 15% (RPC3) by each is investigated. To compare the results of cement replaced mixture, specimen without cement replacement (RPC)are also casted. Performance of the various mixes is tested by the compressive strength, flexure strength and modulus of elasticity. The results show improvement in compressive strength, flexural strength and modulus of elasticity in cement replaced mixes.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: compressive strength, flexure strength, fly ash, ggbs, modulus of elasticity, RPC, silica fume, steel fiber.
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Civil Engineering
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 30 May 2013 09:35
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2013 07:39

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