Different Methods for Manufacturing of Translucent Concrete and its Applications

Nadeem Gulzar Shahmir*, Manzoor Ahmad Tantary**
*Research Scholar, National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
**Professor, National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Periodicity:December - February'2019
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jste.7.4.15013

Abstract

This paper deals with, how to make translucent concrete using coarse aggregates and how this concrete will act as a useful material for green buildings. In this paper, the authors also talk about the application of translucent concrete. Translucent concrete is a special type of concrete, which is used in green buildings for the purpose of using light resources efficiently. Green building refers both to create structures and using processes that are environment-friendly and resource-efficient throughout a building's lifecycle. Plastic optical fiber is used for the purpose of light. Light is one of the most important components required throughout the life of buildings. Consumption of electricity is reduced by using translucent concrete. The natural as well as artificial light resources are used efficiently. They have also studied the use of mechanical effects of introducing Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) into concrete. Self-compacting concrete is used in it. They have also studied how they prepared SCC and what design mix of cement, coarse aggregate, fine aggregate, watercement ratio, and admixture were required.

Keywords

Translucent Concrete, Green Buildings, Plastic Optical Fiber

How to Cite this Article?

Shahmir, N. G., & Ahmad, M. (2019). Different Methods for Manufacturing of Translucent Concrete and its Applications, i-manager's Journal on Structural Engineering, 7(4), 22-28. https://doi.org/10.26634/jste.7.4.15013

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