Comparative Studies on Fresh and Compressive Strength Properties of Self- Compacting Concrete (SCC) by Modified is 10262-2009 Method and Volume Fraction Method

N. Ajay*, S. Girish**, M. S. Sindhu ***
*, *** Department of Civil Engineering, RASTA-Center for Road Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
** Department of Civil Engineering, BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Periodicity:September - November'2019
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jste.8.3.16575

Abstract

Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC) is a form of special concrete that offers economic and technical benefits over normal concrete. In recent years, application of SCC is increasing in various precast and ready-mix industry. SCC in fresh state, consolidated by its own weight even in the presence of congestion of reinforcement while maintaining homogeneity. Most of the mix proportioning methods suggest a robust mix-design method, which is different from the mix design of normal concrete. In the present study, an experimental work was carried out in order to develop 6 different SCC mixes, three each by using modified Indian Standard (IS:10262-2009) method and volume fraction method. Three different volumes of paste (Vp) (0.33, 0.35, and 0.37) with water contents (195, 205, and 215 lt/m3) and different cement contents along with GGBS as filler was used. The results indicate that the compressive strength of SCC increases with paste content for the same w/c ratio in both mix design methods. The existence of optimal value of Vp was observed, which was independent of the water content, indicating the importance of Vp along with w/c ratio in the mix design. The SCC mixes developed by volume fraction method showed better performance when compared to mix design developed by modified IS method.

Keywords

Fresh properties of SCC, Modified IS 10262 method, Volume fraction method.

How to Cite this Article?

Ajay, N., Girish, S., and Sindhu, M. S. (2019). Comparative Studies on Fresh and Compressive Strength Properties of Self- Compacting Concrete (SCC) by Modified is 10262-2009 Method and Volume Fraction Method. i-manager's Journal on Structural Engineering, 8(3), 44-49. https://doi.org/10.26634/jste.8.3.16575

References

[1]. ACI. (2007). Self-Consolidating Concrete. American Concrete Institute Committee (pp. 1-42).
[2]. Bureau of Indian Standards. (1959). Method of test for Strength of Concrete (IS 516-1959). New Delhi, India.
[3]. EFNARC. (2005). The European Guidelines for Self- Compacting Concrete (pp.1-63).
[4]. Girish, S. (2010). Influence of Powder and Paste on the Fresh and Hardened Properties of Self - Compacting Concrete (Doctorial Thesis), Visvesvaraya Technological University.
[5]. Girish, S. (2017). Importance of volume of paste on the compressive strength of SCC - A parameter to be considered in mix design. The Indian Concrete Journal, 91(4), 51-62.
[6]. Khayat, K., Hu, C., & Monty, H. (1999). Stability of selfconsolidating concrete, advantages, and potential applications. In Self-Compacting Concrete: Proceedings of the First International RILEM Symposium (pp. 143-152).
[7]. Kheder, G. F., & Al Jadiri, R. S. (2010). New method for proportioning self-consolidating concrete based on compressive strength requirements. ACI Materials Journal, 107(5), 490-497.
[8]. Nataraja, M. C., Gadkar, A., & Jogin, G. (2018). A simple mix proportioning method to produce SCC based on compressive strength requirement by modification to IS 10262: 2009. Indian Concrete Journal, 92(1), 15-22.
[9]. Okamura, H., & Ochi, M. (2003). Self-compacting concrete. Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology, 1(1), 5-15. https://doi.org/10.3151/jact.1.5
[10]. Roziere, H., Granger, S., Turcry, P. H., & Loukili, A. (2007). Influence of paste volume on shrinkage cracking and fracture properties of self-compacting concrete, Cement and Concrete Composites, 22, 626-636.
[11]. Shi, C., Wu, Z., Lv, K., & Wu, L. (2015). A review on mixture design methods for self-compacting concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 84, 387-398. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.03.079
[12]. Su, N., Hsu, K. C., & Chai, H. W. (2001). A simple mix design method for self-compacting concrete. Cement and Concrete Research, 31(12), 1799-1807. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0008-8846(01)00566-X
[13]. Subramanian, S., & Chattopadyaya, D. (2002). Experiments for mix proportioning of self-compacting concrete. The Indian Concrete Journal, 76(1), 13-20.
[14]. Vijayakuma, A., & Ganesh, M. (2018). Optimization of SCC mix design using nan-su theory embodying DOE method. The Indian Concrete Journal, 92(1), 31-41.

Purchase Instant Access

Single Article

North Americas,UK,
Middle East,Europe
India Rest of world
USD EUR INR USD-ROW
Pdf 35 35 200 20
Online 35 35 200 15
Pdf & Online 35 35 400 25

If you have access to this article please login to view the article or kindly login to purchase the article
Options for accessing this content:
  • If you would like institutional access to this content, please recommend the title to your librarian.
    Library Recommendation Form
  • If you already have i-manager's user account: Login above and proceed to purchase the article.
  • New Users: Please register, then proceed to purchase the article.