Experimental Investigation on Replacement of Rubberized Material in Concrete

Authors(2) :-Shanagonda Akhila, Chikoti Sateesh

Rubber is produced excessively worldwide every year. It cannot be discharge off easily in the environment as its decomposition takes much time and also produces environmental pollution. In such a case the reuse of rubber would be a better choice. In order to reuse rubber wastes, it was added to concrete as coarse aggregate and its different properties like compressive strength, Tensile strength, ductility etc. were investigated and compared with ordinary concrete. As a result it was found that rubberized concrete is durable, less ductile, has greater crack resistance but has a low compressive strength when compared with ordinary concrete. The compressive strength of rubberized concrete can be increased by adding some amount of super plasticizers to it.Recycled waste tire rubber is a promising material in the construction industry due to its light weight, elasticity, energy absorption, sound and heat insulating properties. In this paper the density and compressive strength of concrete utilizing waster tire rubber has been investigated. Recycled waste tire rubber has been used in this study to replace the coarse aggregate by weight using different percentages. The results of this project shows that although, there was a significant reduction in the compressive strength of concrete utilizing waste tire rubber than normal concrete, concrete utilizing waste tire rubber demonstrated a ductile, plastic failure rather than brittle failure.

Authors and Affiliations

Shanagonda Akhila

Chikoti Sateesh

Rubber, tensile, Flexure, Rubber, Split tensile strength, Aggregate, CRC.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 884-892
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1736216
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

Cite This Article :

Shanagonda Akhila, Chikoti Sateesh, " Experimental Investigation on Replacement of Rubberized Material in Concrete, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.884-892, September-October-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1736216

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