Influence of Recycled Concrete Aggregates on Strength Parameters of Concrete

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2014 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 1 Issue 4
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Jitender Sharma, Sandeep Singla
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Jitender Sharma, Sandeep Singla, "Influence of Recycled Concrete Aggregates on Strength Parameters of Concrete," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 1,  no. 4, pp. 20-24, 2014. Crossref,


In this paper, we have studied that the compressive strength of hardened concrete made with recycled concrete aggregates was lower as compare to the compressive strength of fresh concrete made with natural aggregates which is based on experimental work. The tests were conducted by replacing the recycled concrete aggregates by 0,25,50,75 and 100 % replacement of natural aggregates. The compressive strength test of cubes, split tensile strength test of cylinders and flexural strength test of beams were tested during the experimental work. From the investigations, it was found that the compressive strength, split tensile strength and hardened density of concrete made with RCA decreases as we increases the percentage of recycled concrete aggregates.


Recycled concrete aggregate(RCA)natural aggregate(NA),fine aggregate(FA),split tensile strength, compressive strength, flexural strength


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