Basic Experimental Studies on Coconut Shell Charcoal Ash in Modified Bitumen
S. Suchithra, S. Madhankumar, M. GowshicPrasanna, V. Nandhakumar, S. Jayashreedownload PDF
Abstract. For reducing the cost in bitumen roads and also increasing the efficiency of bituminuous roads, varieties of materials are used for improving the road by using coconut shell charcoal ash as fillers in the flexible pavement. In the literature work, the main descriptive of the work is to compare the results with different percentages of coconut shell charcoal ash in bitumen. The Properties of the coconut shell charcoal possesses are resistance to breaking the materials, absorbing the heat, moisture content of surface, grading, heating and synthetic resin glues which is important for pavement of bitumen roads. Therefore, its stability of Marshall stability test and flow value in Marshall stability and air void ratio are obtained. So that it can be compared with different modified percentage as 4.5%, 5%, 5.5% and 6% in test on Bitumen. From this test we can establish so that it can be useful as a substitute as a coconut shell charcoal ash for improving the strength, quality and durability of bitumnious road. For carrying out these experiments, Marshall stability test is used for obtaining better results for normal mix and modified mix for the bitumen.
Bitumen, Aggregate, Coconut Shell Charcoal, Filler, Marshall Test
Published online 8/15/2021, 10 pages
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Citation: S. Suchithra, S. Madhankumar, M. GowshicPrasanna, V. Nandhakumar, S. Jayashree, Basic Experimental Studies on Coconut Shell Charcoal Ash in Modified Bitumen, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 19, pp 123-132, 2021
The article was published as article 16 of the book Recent Advancements in Geotechnical Engineering
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