Experimental study on properties of self-curing concrete incorporated with PEG and PVA
Author(s):
Roopakala C.G, Shivaraju G.D, Usha S.
Keywords:
self curing concrete, compressive strength, split tensile strength, flexural strength
Abstract
Curing of concrete is the process of maintaining satisfactory moisture content in concrete during its early stages in order to develop the desired properties. However good curing is not always practical in many cases. The present study deals with the effect of polyethylene glycol and poly-vinyl alcohol (PVA) on concrete and their contribution to strength which are carried out. The effect of admixtures in mechanical characteristic of concrete i.e., compressive strength, split tensile strength and flexural strength by varying the percentage of PEG-200, PEG-400, PEG-600 from 0% to 1.5% by weight of cement is studied for M30 grade of concrete and the optimum percentage of PEG in self curing concrete with conventional concrete with water curing is compared. The optimum percentage with PEG is coated with PVA and strength analysis is done. From the results it is analyzed that adding of PEG 600 will give more strength compared to PEG 200 , PEG 400 and it is also observed that Coating of PVA made a very less impact in the strength of concrete.
Article Details
Unique Paper ID: 152881

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4

Page(s): 821 - 828
Article Preview & Download


Share This Article

Conference Alert

NCSST-2021

AICTE Sponsored National Conference on Smart Systems and Technologies

Last Date: 25th November 2021

SWEC- Management

LATEST INNOVATION’S AND FUTURE TRENDS IN MANAGEMENT

Last Date: 7th November 2021

Go To Issue



Call For Paper

Volume 8 Issue 4

Last Date 25 September 2021

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:6351679790
Email: editor@ijirt.org
Website: ijirt.org

Policies