Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2014 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2014|
|Authors : Abdul Ghaffar , Amit S. Chavhan , Dr.R.S.Tatwawadi
Abdul Ghaffar , Amit S. Chavhan , Dr.R.S.Tatwawadi. "Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V9(15),797-797 March 2014. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group
The purpose of this research is based on the investigation of the use of steel fibres in structural concrete to enhance the mechanical properties of concrete. The objective of the study was to determine and compare the differences in properties of concrete containing without fibres and concrete with fibres. This investigation was carried out using several tests, compressive test and flexural test. A total of eleven mix batches of concrete containing 0% to 5% with an interval of 0.5% by wt. of cement. ‘Hooked’ steel fibres were tested to determine the enhancement of mechanical properties of concrete. The workability of concrete significantly reduced as the fibre dosage rate increases. Key words: Steel fibres, FRC, Workability, Strengths.
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