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Experimental Investigations on Flowable Fly ash Bricks

Author : V. Revathi 1 K.Sriramgopal 2

Date of Publication :18th April 2018

Abstract: This paper presents an experimental study on flowable fly ash bricks. In this study, an attempt has been made to examine the feasibility of adopting flowable slurry concept in bricks production. The flowable fly ash bricks produced from fly ash, cement and crushed sand. The essential properties such as compressive strength, water absorption, density and efflorescence of flowable fly ash bricks were determined. Further, compressive strength and flexural bond of flowable fly ash brick masonry prism are evaluated. The test results reveal that flowable fly ash brick fulfilled the requirements of bricks.

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