Advertisement

Comparative Analysis of Cement Mortar Roof Tiles Using Agricultural Waste

  • Prakhar DuggalEmail author
  • Bishwajeet Yadav
  • Harsh Choudhry
  • Arpit Garg
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 38)

Abstract

In our research, we worked over the effects of using RHA and sugarcane baggage ash as a partial weight of cement replacement in cement mortar roof tile production. This work is based on an experimental study of roof tiles produced with ordinary Portland cement (OPC) and 10, 15, 20% (OPC) replaced by RHA and with sugarcane baggage ash separately. Rice husk and sugarcane baggage were brought form Bulandshahr and Allahabad and ash was produced by open-air burning the rice husk and sugarcane baggage away from the city. The tests which were performed evaluate the performance of this material were compressive strength, wet transverse strength, and water absorption. The samples were produced according IS CODE 1237-2012. Overall results show that RHA and sugarcane baggage ash have a reasonable potential to be used for the production of cement mortar roof tiles. Utilization of these waste materials will benefit society economically as well as environmentally.

Keywords

Ordinary Portland cement (grade 43) Rice husk ash (RHA) Sugarcane baggage ash Wet transverse strength Water absorption Compressive strength Stone dust 

References

  1. 1.
    IS 3978-1967 Indian standard code of practice for manufacture of burnt clay Mangalore pattern roofing tilesGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    ASTM C33/ C33 M-13 (2013) Standard specification for concrete aggregates, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013. www.astm.org
  3. 3.
    Nnamdi OP (2011) Low cost materials for buildings and construction: a case study of rice husk. J Sustain Dev Environ Pollut, 2011Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Prakhar Duggal
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bishwajeet Yadav
    • 1
  • Harsh Choudhry
    • 1
  • Arpit Garg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringAmity UniversityNoidaIndia

Personalised recommendations