Effect Of Different Curing Methods On The Properties Of Waste Plastic Fibre Reinforced Concrete

Prahallada M.C.*, Prakash K.B.**
* Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Christ University of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
** Principal, Government College of Engineering, Haveri, Karnataka, India.
Periodicity:June - August'2013
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jce.3.3.2388


The main objective of this experimental investigation is to find out the effect of different curing techniques on the strength and shrinkage properties of concrete containing waste plastic fibre. The primary variables considered in the study are immersion curing; accelerated curing and curing by curing compound are selected. In addition to this effect of deviational curing (immersion curing and delayed curing) on strength and shrinkage properties of concrete containing waste plastic fibre are studied. The shrinkage properties are studied with respect to maximum length of crack, maximum width of crack, number of cracks and area of cracks. The waste plastic fibre reinforced concrete show better performance with respect to compressive strength, flexural strength and shrinkage characteristics in immersion curing than in accelerated curing and curing by curing compound.


Fibre Reinforced Concrete, Waste Plastic Fibre, Curing Methods, Strength And Shrinkage Characteristics.

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Prahallada, M. C., and Prakash, K. B. (2013). Durability Studies On Steel Fiber- Reinforced Self-Compacting Concrete. i-manager’s Journal on Civil Engineering, 3(3),16-22. https://doi.org/10.26634/jce.3.3.2388


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