Optimization of Partial Replacement of Fly Ash with Cement and Fine Aggregate with Eco Sand in Normal Concrete
T.Ravi Prakash1, R.Logeesh2
1T.Ravi Prakash*, Civil Engineering Department, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode Tamil Nadu, India.
2R.Logeesh, Civil Engineering Department, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode Tamil Nadu, India
Manuscript received on September 16, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 24 September, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2019. | PP: 1002-1008 | Volume-8 Issue-12, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: K14290981119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.K1429.1081219
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Abstract: Eco sand is a very fine particle, which is a by-product from the cement manufacturing industry by semi-wet process and it can be a good alternative for natural river sand. Due to its very finely powdered crystalline silica particles present in that which can replace up to 50% of conventional sand usage in concrete and mortars. It can be used in the concrete by replacement of fine aggregates by a certain percentage which gives much more efficiency. In this paper, the hardened properties like cube compressive strength, cylinder split tensile strength, and prism flexural strength are studied with various replacements cement with fly ash like 0 % and 30% and sand with eco sand-like 0%,30%,40%,50% and 60%. The results are compared with conventional concrete specimens. Experimental results also show that the hardened properties of concrete are increased by a certain amount when compared with the normal placed concrete specimens. During the study Due to replacement of fine aggregate with eco sand for workability conditions by some amount of chemical admixtures have been added.
Keywords: Ecosand, Compressive strength, Flyash
Scope of the Article: Concrete Engineering