An Experimental work on Reactive Powder Concrete using Quartz Sand and Metakaolin
Prasath K S1, KGVR Subhash2

1Prasath K S, Assistant Professor, Civil Department, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Puducherry, India.
2Subhash KGVR, UG Student, Civil Department, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Puducherry, India.
Manuscript received on January 13, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 25, 2020. | Manuscript published on February 10, 2020. | PP: 107-110 | Volume-9 Issue-4, February 2020. | Retrieval Number: D1136029420/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.D1136.029420
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Abstract:  Reactive Powder Concrete is a Concrete which does not have fine &coarse aggregate in it. It is due to the high cost in coarse aggregate and at the same time scarcity of the fine aggregate. RPC is also consists of fully a partially replacement of cement .so we are using partially replacement of cement. Where it is a special concrete and the microstructure is optimized by precise degree of all particles in the mix yield to maximum density. It consists of metakaolin, quartz-sand and cement. Here we are replacing coarse and fine aggregate by quartz-sand, and cement is partially replaced by metakaolin. And the percentage of meta kaolin is identified by trial and error method. In this we get the compressive, flexural & split tensile strength of RPC for 28 days. 
Keywords: Reactive Powder Concrete, Durability, Mechanical and Physical Properties, Quartz-Sand, Metakaolin
Scope of the Article: Mechanical Design