Recycled materials from Community Solid Waste: Ash in Cement

Project description

India, one of the leading producers of ordinary Portland cement in the world and leads top place in resources persons and more study work is to be approved out to decrease the environmental pollution caused at several steps in construction works.

Consumption of natural resources is a huge requirement of OPC to meet the needs of the construction industry. India is the fastest developing country in the world and is facing environmental pollution as the major obstacle.

We have many ways to reduce environmental pollution as a technically produce OPC. throughout production of OPC destructive gases are unconventional into atmosphere and cause ozone layer depletion and gives signs to global warming effects.

By keeping in mind all the above discussed troubles caused while producing concrete study work is to be carried out in using of substitute materials to reduce the expenditure of natural resources for the future generations.

Use of Recycled materials from community solid waste: Ash in Cement

Because of the exponential growing in urbanization and industrialization, the amount of community solid wastes (CSWs) has increased very rapidly.

The disposal of community solid waste (CSW) is becoming a greater than ever concern for many urban municipalities because of the increasing volume of solid waste generated, the escalation costs of operating landfills, and the scarcity of landfill sites.

With increased environmental awareness and its potential dangerous effects, utilization of these materials has become an striking substitute to retention. Ash form CSW could possibly be used in concrete manufacturing.

There is not enough study work conceded out by utilizing community solid waste as a replacement of cement at various replacement levels as 0%, 20%, 40%, 60%, 80% and 100% in invention of concrete without OPC as a binder.

In this untried work appraisal of Fresh properties like slump cone test, L – Box and flow table tests will be performed by conducting tests .physical, chemical, and mineralogical composition, and elemental analysis of CSW ash.

It also covers the effect of CSW ash on the compressive strength, chloride resistance, and shrinkage of concrete. It also deals with the leachate analysis of CSW ash and Mechanical properties such as compressive strength, Split Tensile Strength and Flexural strength tests will also be performed after attaining hardened state at the age of 7, 14, 28 and 90 days on the specimens casted with standard dimensions and to know the durability temperament of the fashioned concrete with above mention surrogate levels tests like RCPT, water and air permeability test, sorptivity, deterioration test, chloride dispersion test and Acid Attack tests will also to be done for all mixes.

The results will be analyzed to draw useful conclusions about the possibility of using community solid waste in concrete.





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Contact name:

P Maheswar reddy, A Abdul malik & B.V.Janakiram

Team members:

A Abdul malik
P.Maheswar reddy


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