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 OJCE  Vol.6 No.1 , February 2016
Toughness of Polymer Modified Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete
Abstract: An experimental investigation is carried out to study the toughness of polymer modified steel fiber reinforced concrete. Volume fraction of steel fibers is varied from 0% to 7% at the interval of 1% by weight of cement. 15% SBR latex polymer was used by weight of cement. Cubes of size 150 × 150 × 150 mm for compressive strength, prism specimens of size 150 mm × 150 mm × 700 mm for flexure strength and, specimen of size 150 × 150 × 150 mm with 16 mm diameter tor steel bar of length 650 mm embedded in concrete cube at the center for bond test were prepared. Various specimens were tested after 28 days of curing. Area under curve (toughness) is measured and mentioned in this work.
Cite this paper: Kalwane, U. , Ghugal, Y. and Dahake, A. (2016) Toughness of Polymer Modified Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete. Open Journal of Civil Engineering, 6, 8-18. doi: 10.4236/ojce.2016.61002.
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