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An Appraisal on Mechanical Properties of SCC with Varying Packing Factors

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G. Jyothi Kumari, Dr. M. V. Seshagiri Rao, Chandra Sekhar B
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The development of Self Compacting Concrete (SCC) by Professor Hajme Okamura in 1986 has made a remarkable impact on the construction industry by overcoming some of the problems associated with fresh concrete.SCC homogenously spread under its own weight without any additional compaction and does not entrap air.It improves the efficiency at the construction site enhances the working conditions and also the quality and appearance of concrete. For such applications the fresh concrete must possess high fluidity and good cohesiveness. The use of fine materials such as fly ash can ensure the required concrete properties.

In this present study the results of experimental program aimed at producing and evaluating SCC according to Nan su mix design and also a conventional concrete using ACI method. To qualify the developed SCC mix fresh properties like slump flow, J-Ring, V-funnel, L-flow tests were conducted and checked against EFNARC specifications. Then this mix is further modified based on packing factors (PF) varying from 1.12 to 1.18. The fresh and hardened properties of the new mixes were also validated to the satisfaction of EFNARC guidelines.[3] Then a relative study on the variability of the mechanical properties like compressive strength and split tensile strength were examined at 28 and 90 days of normal curing and with the mechanical properties of conventional concrete.

G. Jyothi Kumari, Dr. M. V. Seshagiri Rao, Chandra Sekhar B

Self Compacting Concrete, Packing Factor(PF) , Stress Strain , Nansu Mix Design

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 6 | November-December - 2015
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2015-11-04 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
08-11 IJSRSET1515101   Technoscience Academy

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G. Jyothi Kumari, Dr. M. V. Seshagiri Rao, Chandra Sekhar B, "An Appraisal on Mechanical Properties of SCC with Varying Packing Factors", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 6, pp.08-11, November-December-2015.
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