Abstract: In Civil Engineering ‘Cement’ plays the important role as it is impossible to produce any sustainable infrastructure without use of cement. We can say everything is incomplete without ‘Cement’ as construction is the factor which rapidly growing with new innovations and ideas. Rice husk ash (RHA) industrial are a by-product from the burning of rice husk. Rice husk is extremely prevalent in East and South-East Asia because of the rice production in this area. The rich land and tropical climate make for perfect conditions to cultivate rice and is taken advantage by these Asian countries. Therefore the entire rice product is used in an efficient and environmentally friendly approach. In this article we will be exploring the common processes of burning rice husk and the advantages of using the burnt ash in cement to facilitate structural development primarily in the East and South-East Asian regions. We will be investigating prior research from various sources, as well as prepare specimens of our own to perform a range of strength tests. The levels of replacement of cement by rice husk ash, and glass powder are 5%, 10%, 15% and 20%. The properties which are determined and compared in this study are workability, 7, 14, 21 and 28 days compressive strength. Pozzolanas are an important ingredient in the production of alternative cementing materials to Portland cement reactive aggregates.  Waste glass powder in proper proportion can be used to resist chemical attack. The aim of this project work is to use rice husk ash and glass powder in the range 5%, 10%, 15%  and 20% of as replacement of cement and concrete cube, cylinder and beam strength compared with conventional concrete cubes, cylinder and beam respectively. The present study investigates the effect of pozzolanic material in concrete and hence improving the strength of concrete. This work evaluates the performance of Rice Husk Ash and glass powder as a partial replacement of cement in concrete. In this project the rice husk ash percentage is with same replacement of glass powder. The strength properties of concrete are compared with the above varying percentage and the result on which it gives maximum strength is found out.

Keywords: Compressive Strength, Flexural Strength, Splitting Tensile Strength, Glass Powder

PDF | DOI: 10.17148/IARJSET.2019.6405

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