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Optimised Mix Design for Normal Strength and High Performance Concrete Using Particle Packing Method

References 1. ACI Committe211, (reapproved in 2002), Standard practice for selecting proportions for normal, heavyweight and mass concrete, American Concrete Institute, USA, 1991. 2. V. Johansen, P.J. Andersen, Particle Packing and Concrete Properties, Materials Science of concrete 2, American Ceramics Society, Inc., Westerville, Ohio, 111-147, 1996. 3. P. Goltermann, V. Johansen, L. Palbol, Packing of aggregate an alternative tool to dertermine the optimal aggregate Mix, ACI Material Journal, 94, 5, 435

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Effect of Nano Silica on Mechanical Properties and Durability of Normal Strength Concrete


Nano technology is an emerging field of interest for civil engineering application. Among the nano materials presently used in concrete, nano-silica possess more pozzolanic nature. It has the capability to react with the free lime during the cement hydration and forms additional C-S-H gel giving strength, impermeability and durability to concrete. Present paper investigates the effects of addition of nano silica in normal strength concrete. Three types of nano-silica in the form of nano suspension having different amount of silica content have been investigated. Mix design has been carried out by using particle packing method. X-Ray diffraction (XRD) analysis has been carried out to find the chemical composition of control concrete and nano modified concrete. Further, experimental investigations have been carried out to characterize the mechanical behaviour in compression, tension and flexure. It has been observed that the addition of nano-silica in normal strength concrete increased the compressive strength and decreased the spilt tensile strength and flexural strength. Also, Rapid chloride permeability test (RCPT) has been conducted to know the chloride permeability of control concrete, nano modified concrete, and nano coated concrete. It has been observed that the chloride permeability is less for nano coated concrete.

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Influence of F-T Synthetic Wax on Asphalt Concrete Permanent Deformation

Polish), Archives of Civil Engineering L, 1, 2004, 151-160 19. S. Gopinath, A. Ramachandra murthy, D. Ramya, Nagesh R. Iyer, Optimised mix design for normal strength and high performance concrete using particle packing method, Archives of Civil Engineering, LVII, 4, 2011, 357-371

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Comparative Study of Self-Compacting Concrete Containing Lightweight and Normal Aggregates

. Kanadasan, J – Razak, H, A. (2014) Mix design for self-compacting palm oil clinker concrete based on particle packing . Materials and Design Vol. 56, pp. 9–19. Kim, Y. C. – Choi, Y. W. – Lachemi, M. (2010) Characteristics of self-Consolidating concrete using two types of lightweight coarse aggregates . Construction and Building Materials, vol. 24, pp.11–16. Kwan, A. K. H., – Fung. W. W. S. (2009) Packing density measurement and modelling of fine aggregate and mortar . Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 349 – 357. Nanthagopalan, P

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Microstructural Investigations of Ultra-High Performance Concrete Obtained by Pressure Application within the First 24 Hours of Hardening

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Practical Model of Cement Based Grout Mix Design, for Use into Low Level Radiation Waste Management

Yu et al., editors. [16]. Wang, X., Wang, K., Taylor, P. & Morcous G. (2014). Assessing particle packing based self consolidating concrete mix design method. Constr Build Mater 70, 439–452. [17]. Caijun, S., Zemei, W., KuiXi, L. & Linmei, W. (2015). A review on mixture design methods for self-compacting concrete. Construction and Building Materials 84, 387-398Sun, Z., Young, C. (2014). Bleeding of SCC pastes with fly ash and GGBFS replacement. J Sustain Cem Based Mater. [18]. Hu, J., Wang, Z., & Kim Y. (2013) Feasibility study of using fine

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Numerical Mesoscopic Analysis of Fracture in Fine-Grained Concrete

mechanical behaviour of normal- and high-strength concretes, ACI Master Journal, 99, 528-533, 2002. 5. J. Kozicki, J. Tejchman, Modelling of fracture processes in concrete using a novel latice model, Granular Matter, 10, 377-388, 2008. 6. H. He, Computational modeling of particle packing in concrete, PhD Thesis, Delft University of Technology, 2010. 7. S.M. Kim, R.K. Abu Al-Rub, Meso-scale computational modelling of the plastic-damage response of cementitious composites, Cement and Concrete Research, 41, 339-358, 2011

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Performance Evaluation of Concrete using Marble Mining Waste

References [1] K.H. Kwan, H.H.C. Wong, Packing density of cementitious materials: part 2-packing and flow of OPC + PFA + CSF, Mater. Struct. 41 (2008) 773-784. doi: 10.1617/s11527-007-9281-6. [2] S. A. M. Fennis, J.C. Walraven, Using particle packing technology for sustainable concrete mixture design, Heron. 57 (2012) 73-101. [3] G. Jeenu, P. Vinod, L. Mangal, Packing characteristics of aggregates for high performance concrete, Int. J. Earth Sci. Eng. 5 (2012) 1424-1431. [4] N. Raj, S. G Patil, B. Bhattacharjee, Concrete Mix Design By

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Densification Mechanism, Elastic-Plastic Deformations and Stress-Strain Relations of Compacted Metal-Ceramic Powder Mixtures (Review)

: 97819366292, 2013. [14] R.M.German, Particle Packing Characteristics, MPIF, Princeton, NJ, 1989. [15] W.D. Jones, Fundamental Principles of Powder Metallurgy, Edward Arnold Publishers, London, 1960. [31] S. Joel Hirshborn, Introduction to Powder Metallurgy, 1969.

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