International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017 | Rating: 6.8 / 10


Strengthening of Subgrade Soil by using Crushed Concrete

Ankit Goel | Nitin Thakur


Abstract: Recycled aggregates consist of crushed, graded inorganic particles processed from the material that have been used in the constructions and demolition debris. The target of the present paper work is to determine the strength characteristic of recycled aggregates for the application in concrete pavement construction. The scope of the paper is to determine and compare the compressive strength, flexural strength and sulphate resistance of concrete by using different percentages of recycled aggregates. The investigation was carried out by using workability test, compressive strength test, flexural strength test and sulphate resistance test. A total of five mixes with replacement of coarse aggregates with 0 %, 10 %, 20 %, 30 % and 40 % recycled coarse aggregates were studied. The water cement ratio was kept constant at 0.38. It was observed that workability of concrete was decreased with the increase in recycled aggregates in concrete. For the strength characteristics, the results showed that the strengths of recycled aggregate concrete was comparable to the strengths of natural aggregates concrete


Keywords: compressive strength, flexural strength, sulphate Resiatance, Concrete


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,


Pages: 2181 - 2184


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