Performance of Photocatalytic Concrete Blended with Artificial Sand and Iron Shavings
D. Satyanarayana1, R. Padmapriy2
1D.Satyanarayana, Department of Civil Engineering, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India.
2R.Padmapriya, Department of Civil Engineering, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India.

Manuscript received on January 02, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 15, 2020. | Manuscript published on January 30, 2020. | PP: 2254-2360 | Volume-8 Issue-5, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: E5619018520/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.E5619.018520

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Abstract: Summary: This paper deals in the midst effect of M-sand usage instead of fine aggregate, TiO2 and iron shavings in terms of volume of concrete to improve the tensile nature of the concrete material. At present larger part of the structures built with solid material namely concrete. Concrete is a composite material arranged by including pounded rocks as course total, normal sand burrowing from conduits as fine total ,bond or lime as restricting material and adequate measure of water at specified extents to shape gel. Nowadays the quality of natural sand is degrading and digging at higher depth in water ways leads to land sliding etc. The atmosphere is being polluted due to the harmful gases and toxic byproducts that are released during the production of cement. The present research deals with finding the alternative material for minimizing the problems caused by fine aggregate and binding material. In this context, we are working by means of the stand-in of usual sand by means of manufacture sand producing from crushing of larger boulders into fine particles of required size in cubical shape in various percentages such as 20%, 40%. … (Volume batching) till occurring optimum percentages. At M-sand optimum percentage, we are partially replacing TiO2 instead of cement in various percentages such as 4%, 8%… in addition to that we are adding Iron shavings to concrete volume to improve tensile nature of the conventional concrete.
Keywords: Photocatalytic Concrete, M-Sand, TiO2, Iron Shavings, Compressive Strength, Flexural Strength, Split Tensile Strength, optimal entitlement..
Scope of the Article: Measurement & Performance Analysis.