Investigation on Strength of Concrete with Addition of Fly Ash and Natural Fiber

Investigation on Strength of Concrete with Addition of Fly Ash and Natural Fiber

N. Chandramohan, S. Loganayagan, S. Sridhar, M. Poornima

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Abstract. Green buildings are becoming rising trends in the construction industries. Now-a-days the construction projects focus on the use of recycled and efficient materials in order to reduce the emission of carbon-di-oxide. Our objective is to make a product using fly ash and naturally available material like coconut fiber and rice husk ash which can be used as admixtures with cement. These substitute materials are quickly available in many areas at low cost. They are eco-friendly and also can reduce environmental pollution. They are renewable and less weight. Fibers have been used in the construction field for a long time. The usage of fibers in addition with construction materials like cement can promote eco-friendly and sustainable solutions. Our definitive target is to explore the effectiveness of fiber, rice husk ash and fly ash in concrete for structures. This project primarily centers the investigation of impacts of replacement of the concrete with various rates of fly ash and naturally available materials like rice husk ash and coconut fiber.

Green Buildings, Coconut Fiber, Rice Husk Ash, Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Solution

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Citation: N. Chandramohan, S. Loganayagan, S. Sridhar, M. Poornima, Investigation on Strength of Concrete with Addition of Fly Ash and Natural Fiber, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 23, pp 133-147, 2022


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