Volume : 3, Issue : 3, JUL 2019

EFFECTS OF PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF FINE AGGREGATE WITH BRICK BALLAST USING M30 GRADE OF CONCRETE

Panshul Jamwal, Rohit Sharma

Abstract

Fine aggregate like sand is a material used for various concrete constructions in the world. There are lot of constructions done by partial replacements either fine or coarse aggregate with cement but I have done my research on partial replacement of sand by Brick Ballast. This project explains about the replacement of fine aggregates by partially brick ballast. I have done partial replacements by brick ballast with various percentages as 0%, 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25% & 30% and optimum percentage of replacements is made and strength and workability parameters are studied. The workability of concrete gets decreased with the addition of the brick ballast. From the test results, brick ballast replaced for fine aggregates give a maximum strength at 30% when compared to conventional concrete. So we use optimum percentage of brick ballast in order to get the maximum strength as required for the construction.

Keywords

Brick Ballast, Compressive Strength, Flexural Strength, Split Tensile Strength.

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