Analytical Research on Ferrocement : Design, Strength and Servicibility Aspects

Authors(1) :-Piyush Sharma

Ferrocement or Ferro-concrete is a system of reinforced mortar or plaster applied over layers of metal. It consists of closely spaced, multiple layers of mesh or fine rods completely embedded in cement mortar. It has a wide range of uses including sculpture and prefabricated building components. Ferro concrete is relatively a new material and has good strength and resistance to impact. When used in house construction in developing countries, it provided better resistance to fire, earthquake, and corrosion than traditional materials such as wood, adobe and stone masonry. Depending on the quality of construction and the climate of its location, houses may pay for themselves with almost zero maintenance and lower insurance requirements. The main objective of this research is to investigate the possibility of using ferrocement concrete in different types of advanced construction. The current work presents the comparison between the performance of ferrocement and reinforced concrete under static load.

Authors and Affiliations

Piyush Sharma
Department of Civil Engineering, Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Amity University, Haryana, India

Ferrocement, Mortar Matrix, Mesh Reinforcement, Rcc, Servicibility, Durability.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 1 | January-February 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-02-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 14-20
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET16211
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Piyush Sharma, " Analytical Research on Ferrocement : Design, Strength and Servicibility Aspects, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.14-20, January-February-2016.
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