Determination of high Strength Concrete with Steel Fibre & Silica Fume
1Mr. S. S. Jadhav, PG Research Student in SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pandharpur Solapur, Maharashtra, India.
2Prof. S. S. Kadam, Asst. Professor, Civil Engineering Department, SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pandharpur Solapur, Maharashtra, India.
Manuscript received on May 08, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on May 20, 2020. | Manuscript published on June 10, 2020. | PP: 352-356 | Volume-9 Issue-8, June 2020. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijitee.E2962039520 | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.E2962.069820
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Abstract: In this experimental studies effect on the Properties of concrete by using Silica fume and steel fibre is investigated, the combined effect of silica fume and steel fibre to be determined. The purpose of this work is to obtain a more flexural strength of concrete produced by using both silica fume and steel fibre. Steel fibres with aspect ratio of 80 were used in the experiments.  Addition different percentage of steel fibre and different percentage silica fume by weight of cement content. The slump cone method is used to determine workability . Compressive and Flexural strength test were made on hardened concrete specimens. Plain concrete pavements have low flexural strength and strain capacity By using fibre structural characteristics are improved and also allows reduction of the thickness of the pavement layer. These better properties are considerable and controlled by characteristics of fibre and percentage. The major effect of fibre reinforcement is to delay and prevent from cracking of concrete. This is will reduces the thickness of pavement which is responsible for less maintenance and provides durability. Brittleness of concrete reduced by addition of steel fibre and Silica fume increases the density of concrete. Failure by using steel fibre and silica fume is ductile in nature and without steel fibre and silica fume brittle in nature .
Keywords: Silica fume, Cement, Composite, Physical properties, Concrete properties.
Scope of the Article: Concrete Engineering