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|Title||Experimental Evaluation of Incorporating Dry Sludge in Cement Concrete|
The prime motive of this assignment is to extract an alternative solution for the disposal of hefty volume of sludge generated from the waste water treatment plants. This bulk volume of is detrimental to the land area which is even scarce and incessantly mounting population epitomizes the sludge problem around the globe. Numerous investigators worldwide have been trying to explore suitable solutions to decipher sludge problem. One track of this solution is to employ sewage sludge in construction field. The contemporary study presents the uses of dry sewage sludge in the concrete mixtures and in manufacturing block samples. The employment of this waste material in bricks usually has positive effect on the properties such as light weight brick. The bonding strength can be further enhanced by controlling operation conditions. The study recommended that more researchers are needed to evaluate the durability of sludge concrete and the behavior of reinforced sludge concrete. The civil engineers have been challenged to convert waste to useful building and construction material, as a part of which this has proven a significant step towards prevention of environment from getting degraded due to such undisposable pollutants. Performing numerous tests on sludge incorporated concrete it has been observed that adding 20% of dry sludge gives satisfactory results.
|Published in||International Journal|
|Series||Volume: 3, Number: 6|
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