Mechanical Strength Study on C&D Aggregates Replaced Concrete

Mechanical Strength Study on C&D Aggregates Replaced Concrete

S. Suchithra, S. Jayashree

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Abstract. Recycled concrete was produced to overcome the problem of disposal of construction and demolition waste and lack of availability of natural materials. To improve the characteristics of recycled concrete, new treatments and suggestions were given by the researchers. This paper investigates the compressive strength of recycled aggregate concrete having the replacement of 0, 30, 40, 50 & 60% recycled coarse aggregates. The compressive strength of recycled concrete in water curing is compared with steam curing. The compressive strength of concrete is not much affected because of the use of large size recycled aggregates. The use of saturated dried surface large size recycled aggregates improves the strength of concrete.

Recycled Coarse Aggregates, Accelerated Steam Curing, Water Absorption, Construction and Demolition Waste

Published online 8/15/2021, 8 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: S. Suchithra, S. Jayashree, Mechanical Strength Study on C&D Aggregates Replaced Concrete, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 19, pp 142-149, 2021


The article was published as article 18 of the book Recent Advancements in Geotechnical Engineering

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