Experimental Investigation on Effects of Bendable Composites on Ductility

Experimental Investigation on Effects of Bendable Composites on Ductility

S. Durgadevi, U.V. Krishnan, S. Vetrivel, M. Vijay

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Abstract. The challenge in the structural characterization on ductile behaviour of bendable composite is to enhance the structural safety under severe loading. This paper emphasis on inclusion of a high dosage of fly ash (class F) with fly ash to cement (FA/C) in the ratio of 1.6 and an optimum amount of 2% of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) fibres on the ductile behaviour of reinforced and unreinforced Bendable Composite. The absence of Coarse aggregates in this Bendable Composite reduces the crack width which increases the tensile strain capacity of Bendable Composites. The ductile behaviour of this Bendable Composite gives a high-end property in earthquake resistance applications when compared to conventional concrete.

Bendable Composite, Fly Ash, Polyvinyl Alcohol Fibres (PVA), Ductile

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Citation: S. Durgadevi, U.V. Krishnan, S. Vetrivel, M. Vijay, Experimental Investigation on Effects of Bendable Composites on Ductility, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 23, pp 362-369, 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644901953-41

The article was published as article 41 of the book Sustainable Materials and Smart Practices

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