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Unformatted text preview: caused to the environment due to accumulation of waste material in the form of pulverized fuel ash from thermal power plants, silica fume, blast furnace slag etc. Worldwide efforts are being made to utilize these industrial wastes as an alternative material for both in building industry and for road construction. Aim of this experimentation is to study the strength characteristics and near surface characteristics of blended concrete using fly ash, silica fume and blast furnace slag. The strength characteristics and near surface characteristics such as compressive strength, tensile strength, flexural strength and impact strength were studied....
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2011 for the course CIVIL 8 taught by Professor K.b.prakash during the Spring '11 term at Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.
- Spring '11