Establishing Relationship of Porosity and Strength of Fibre Reinforced Concrete
PL. Meyyappan1, N. Ganesan2

1PL. Meyyappan, Department of Civil, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Krishnankoil (Tamil Nadu), India.

2N.Ganesan, Department of Civil Engineering, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Krishnankoil, Virudhunagar District (Tamil Nadu), India.

Manuscript received on 01 December 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 13 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 30 December 2019 | PP: 82-85 | Volume-9 Issue-2S2 December 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10201292S219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.B1020.1292S219

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Abstract: There are numerous factors that affect the performance of concrete in terms of strength and durability aspects. Amongst, the pores in the concrete are the one which is playing a foremost role in deciding strength and durability characteristics. The presences of pores in the concrete are due to inferior quality of concrete ingredients, lack of w/c ratio, improper compaction, poor workmanship etc. Many past studies reveal that the presence of fillers materials may reduce the pores on the concrete. But at the same time, the strength and durability should improve a lot. Under these circumstances, the presence of steel fibres in the concrete will give a better solution to arrest the pores and furnish desired results in all aspects. This study is made an attempt to establish the relationship between porosity and compressive strength on the various proportions of steel fibres of M20 and M40 grade concrete.

Keywords: Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete; Fibre Content, Compressive Strength; Porosity.
Scope of the Article: Concrete Structures