alexa Abstract | Recycled Aggregate Concrete, a Sustainable Option from Demolition Concrete Waste- A Percentage Replacement Method
ISSN ONLINE(2319-8753)PRINT(2347-6710)

International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Research Article Open Access


With the rapid evolution, the construction needs and demolition wastes has increased substantially. These wastes will possess serious environmental threat if not disposed of properly. Instead of using it as land fill, if it is possible to recycle it in the construction industry, it will be of fabulous support to the depleting natural stock of resources. In this study the behaviour of concrete under various percentage replacements for natural aggregate (NA) (both fine and coarse) with recycled aggregate (RA) is examined for its structural property. Properties of recycled aggregate concrete (RAC) such as compressive strength, splitting tensile strength, flexural strength and modulus of elasticity were examined. This gives a correct perception of RAC to be used as a structural material in comparison with the natural aggregate concrete (NAC).

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image | Peer-reviewed Full Article image

Author(s): Praveen Mathew, Jeevan Jacob, Leni Stephen, Thomas Paul


Recycled aggregate, Percentage replacement, Sustainability, Structural property, Sustainable Development

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading Please wait..
Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version