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Computers and Concrete
  Volume 18, Number 5, November 2016, pages 969-972
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/cac.2016.18.5.969
 


A probabilistic fatigue failure analysis for FRSCC with Granite sawing waste
Aarthi.K, Arunachalam.K and Thivakar.S

 
Abstract
    This paper investigates the compressive fatigue behaviour of polypropylene fibre reinforced self compacting concrete with Granite Sawing Waste (GSW). An experimental programme was conducted to obtain the fatigue lives of fibre reinforced self compacting concrete (FRSCC) at various stress levels. The stress ratio was kept constant as 0.3. Compressive fatigue test was conducted on 60 cubic specimens with 100mm edge length and 0.1% of polypropylene fibres at a frequency of 0.05Hz. The test results indicate that the fatigue lives of concretes containing granite sawing waste follow the double-parameter Weibull distribution. The fatigue strength equations have been developed based on different probabilities of failure.
 
Key Words
    failure probability; FRSCC; Compressive fatigue; Granite Sawing Waste
 
Address
Aarthi.K: Department of Civil Enginnering, Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India 630003

Arunachalam.K: Department of Civil Engineering, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai,
Tamilnadu, India 625015

Thivakar.S: Department of Civil Engineeeirng, Fatima Michael College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai Tamilnadu, India 625020
 

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