Significance of Utilizing Stone Dust and Kadapa Marble Powder in High Strength Concrete

Syed Afzal Basha*, B. Jayarami Reddy**, C. Sashidhar***
* Department of Civil Engineering, G. Pullaiah College of Engineering & Technology, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India.
** RGUKT Ongole Campus, Prkasam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
***Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Periodicity:December - February'2022


In the current research work, an attempt has been made to study the properties of high strength concrete using the blend of stone dust and Kadapa Marble Powder (KMP). In M60 grade mix of concrete, fine aggregates are partially supplanted with stone buildup and KMP is being added as a mineral admixture. Manufactured sand and stone dust are being used as fine aggregates in the experimentation. Mechanical properties like compression, split tension and flexural strength have been performed and contrasted with the referral concrete. The aim of the research is to study the impact of replacing natural sand with manufactured sand and stone powder and substitution of cement with KMP on the mechanical properties of high strength concrete. The test results showed clear improvement in the mechanical properties of concrete by using manufactured sand, stone dust and KMP together in M60 bend. The increment in the magnitude of strengths is comparable with conventional concrete. By using stone dust and KMP, additionally, one gets the green benefit of utilizing a characteristic material instead of engineered ones.


Stone Dust, Kadapa Marble Powder, Manufactured Sand, High Strength Concrete.

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Basha, S. A., Reddy, B. J., and Sashidhar, C. (2022). Significance of Utilizing Stone Dust and Kadapa Marble Powder in High Strength Concrete. i-manager’s Journal on Civil Engineering, 12(1), 1-9.


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