Model Tests on Use of Tyre Chips and Fly Ash Chips as a Replacement of Aggregate in Stone Columns

Model Tests on Use of Tyre Chips and Fly Ash Chips as a Replacement of Aggregate in Stone Columns

V. Naveenraj, P. Kulanthaivel, S. Velmurugan, M. Arun Kumar, Prabakaran

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Abstract. In order to reduce the generated waste in industry the concept of reusability is adopted as an application in the civil engineering field. In this study, the experiments were performed by using shredded tyre chips, chips of fly ash bricks in partial replacement with aggregates passing through 12.5 mm sieve and retaining on 10 mm sieve (IS-Indian standard). The experiments with partial replacement of stone columns were carried out at various proportions of tyre chips and fly ash brick chips in soft clay. Corresponding settlement rate was noted by loading the stone column gradually through a hydraulic jack for various L/D ratios. On comparison the final results it was concluded that the stone column with replacement of 75% tyre chips and 25% coarse aggregate proved good to carry maximum load and with lower settlement rate than ordinary stone column without replacement.

Tyre Chips, Fly Ash Brick Chips, Aggregates, Soft Clay, Stone Columns, Load Carrying Capacity, Settlements, Comparison

Published online 8/15/2021, 9 pages
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Citation: V. Naveenraj, P. Kulanthaivel, S. Velmurugan, M. Arun Kumar, Prabakaran, Model Tests on Use of Tyre Chips and Fly Ash Chips as a Replacement of Aggregate in Stone Columns, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 19, pp 133-141, 2021


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