International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015 | Rating: 6.1 / 10

Use of Bamboo as Building Material

Shiva Trivedi | Akshay Nigam

Abstract: The existence of wood is continuously reducing, mostly in tropical. In whole world at hot and dense divisions bamboo has a long and well-established habit for building material. So it is essential to aware about its need to whole world. Conventionally the material used in concrete is steel. Because its high cost it is essential to replace with another economic and easily available material. Bamboo is acceptable and money saving substitute of steel. In maximum divisions of world, bamboo is found endurable, accepted by nature, verdant and rapid growing raw material. It is evaluated that in 14.5 million hectare region about 1400 variants grows. Bamboo is about 20 times more expansible than the steel.

Keywords: Bamboo, concrete, reinforcement, physical properties, conclusion

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015,

Pages: 1105 - 1106

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