The Effect of Waste Tyre Steel Fibers distribution Characteristics on the Flexural Strength of Concrete with Improving Environmental Impact in Pakistan
American Journal of Applied Scientific Research
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017, Pages: 49-55
Received: Mar. 20, 2017;
Accepted: Apr. 14, 2017;
Published: Nov. 28, 2017
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Rizwan Hussain Wagan, Sindh Building Control Authority, Government of Sindh, Sindh, Pakistan
Farhan Hussain Wagan, Department of Irrigation, Government of Sindh, Sindh, Pakistan
Imran Hussain Wagan, Civil Engineering Department, Quaid-e-Awam University, Nawabshah, Sindh, Pakistan
Ghulam Hussain Wagan, Department of Civil Engineering, Swedish Engineering College, Raheem Yar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan
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The use of vehicles in Pakistan is increasing day-by-day because of which disposal of solid waste to the landfills of used tyres is a serious issue to be solved for Pakistan EPA. Currently this industry is facing many challenges due to lack of support from government for the recycling and reuse of waste tyre by products but manually a large quantity of high strength steel fibers are being extracted from waste tyres, the dominant use of this tyre-derived fiber is a scrap steel to manufacture new iron or steel. This research study is focusing on the use of steel fibers extracted from waste tyres in concrete with different proportions to produce a concrete more strong than ordinary concrete (specially as a member like Beam) economical and cost effective. Different concrete specimens were fabricated and tested in uniaxial compression testing machine to find compression and splitting Beams for the Flexural Strength. The steel fibers were substituted into the concrete by dry weight of mix with 0%, 0.5%, 1%, 1.5%, 2% and 2.5%. Result shows that the flexural strength of concrete with 2.5% fibers improved up to 74%.
Waste Tyre Steel Fibers, Concrete, Flexural Strength, Moment of Inertia, Modulus of Elasticity, Results and Discussions
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Rizwan Hussain Wagan,
Farhan Hussain Wagan,
Imran Hussain Wagan,
Ghulam Hussain Wagan,
The Effect of Waste Tyre Steel Fibers distribution Characteristics on the Flexural Strength of Concrete with Improving Environmental Impact in Pakistan, American Journal of Applied Scientific Research.
Vol. 3, No. 5,
2017, pp. 49-55.
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