Partial Replacement of Fine Aggregate by using Steel slag in concrete
Author(s):
V.GUNASEKARAN, M.VISWANATHAN
Keywords:
Concrete, Sand, Steel Slag
Abstract
Concrete is a widely used material in the world. Fine aggregate is an essential component of concrete. The most commonly used fine aggregate is natural river or pit sand. The global consumption of natural sand is very high due to the extensive use of concrete. In particular, the demand of natural sand is quite high in developing countries owing to rapid infrastructural growth. Therefore, the construction industries of developing countries are in stress to identify alternative materials to lessen or eliminate the demand for natural sand. The aim objective of this experimental work consists in: • Substituting sand by granulated blast furnace slag. • Utilizing the waste material (steel slag) in an effective manner. The use of the method of substitution permits to improve the strength of the concrete, to increase the production of building materials and to protect the environment, it also gave an economic approach to the construction industry. The experimental results obtained show that the partial substitution of ordinary sand by slag gives better results compared with the ordinary concrete, but the full replacement of fine aggregates by slag products affect negatively the strength of concrete.
Article Details
Unique Paper ID: 146876

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2

Page(s): 381 - 386
Article Preview & Download




Go To Issue



Call For Paper

Volume 6 Issue 4

Last Date 25 September 2019


About Us

IJIRT.org enables door in research by providing high quality research articles in open access market.

Send us any query related to your research on editor@ijirt.org

Social Media

Google Verified Reviews

Contact Details

Telephone:8200 61 5067
Email: editor@ijirt.org
Website: ijirt.org

Policies