Analytical and Experimental Study of RC Beam Column Joint with Steel Slag Aggregate
Ponmani K P1, Sugumar k2, Vasugi V3

1Ponmani K P, M. Tech, (Structural Engineering).,VIT Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Sugumar K, M. Tech, (Structural Engineering).,VIT Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
3Dr. Vasugi V, Associate Professor, School of Mechanical and Building Sciences, VIT Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.

Manuscript received on 18 April 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 25 April 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 April 2019 | PP: 1382-1386 | Volume-8 Issue-4, April 2019 | Retrieval Number: D6746048419/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: The high demand for concrete using aggregate such as gravel and granite drastically reduced the natural stone deposits and this has damaged the environment thereby causing ecological imbalance. In this project, steel slag aggregate (SSA) is used as a substitute for natural aggregate. Slag is an industrial waste and also Slag is eco-friendly to the environment. The beam column joint is the crucial zone in a reinforced concrete moment resisting frame. Beam column joint specimens were casted and tested under reverse cyclic loading. In total, five specimens of beam column joint were casted with Steel slag fine aggregate concrete (SSFAC), Steel slag fine aggregate concrete with polypropylene, Steel slag coarse aggregate concrete (SSCAC), Steel slag coarse aggregate concrete with polypropylene and conventional concrete (CC). Experimental tests are done and compared with analytical results of these beam column joint specimens.
Keywords: Conventional Concrete, Steel Slag, Steel Slag Fine Aggregate Concrete, Steel Slag Coarse Aggregate Concrete.

Scope of the Article: Concrete Engineering