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An Experimental Study on the use of Recycled Aggregates and Partial Replacement of Cement with Hydrated Lime in Concrete

Authors(3) :-B. Sreenivasulu, D. Mohammed Rafi, Dr. C. Rama Chandrudu

Worldwide, cities generate about 1.3 billion Tonnes of solid waste per year. Building materials account for about half of all materials used and about half the solid waste generated worldwide. The waste, generated in the construction, maintenance, repair and disposal phases of a building, is called Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste. Management of C&D waste is a problem faced not only in India but by the global community and quantum of waste produced occupies a huge fraction of the total solid waste generation by mass. Furthermore, a continued environmental awareness instigates the pressure for reuse of construction materials instead of classifying them as waste materials. Using construction waste material as an aggregate for developing new concrete product is technically viable and may, in some circumstances, be environmentally beneficial. The recent government initiative to stop sand mining insists the need to recycle, reuse and substitute natural aggregates in order to ensure environmental sustainability. This research work aims at making one such experiment where recycled aggregates are produced from C&D waste thus paves a way, for the effective management of concrete debris. The concrete waste was collected from the waste yard in the college campus, segregated, crushed in jaw crusher, sieved, washed and used for concreting for a mix proportion of M30, as a replacement for natural course aggregates in proportions of 0%, 10%, 20%, 30% and 40% with replacement of 10% hydrated lime. However, further studies to determine the effect on durability and improvement on workability are necessary.
B. Sreenivasulu, D. Mohammed Rafi, Dr. C. Rama Chandrudu
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 10 | September-October 2018
  Date of Publication : 2018-09-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 26-35
Manuscript Number : IJSRST184103
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
B. Sreenivasulu, D. Mohammed Rafi, Dr. C. Rama Chandrudu, "An Experimental Study on the use of Recycled Aggregates and Partial Replacement of Cement with Hydrated Lime in Concrete", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 10, pp.26-35, September-October-2018.
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