Review on Partial Replacement of Cement in Concrete by Using Waste Materials

  • Anand G Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology, Tiruchengode, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Tharunkumar N PG Student, Department of Civil Engineering, K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology, Tiruchengode, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, India.
Keywords: Cement, Partial replacement, CO2, Environment


Concrete ingredients is different material like binding material (cement+ fly ash), fine aggregate, coarse aggregate and water. Today construction cost is very high with using conventional materials due to unavailability of natural materials. This problem can be solved by total replacement of concrete with different material which is not convenient in terms of required properties. Due to this limitation of unavailability of material which plays the vital role of concrete we have only choice of partial replacement of concrete ingredients by waste materials. Overv4.2 billion tons of cement was consumed globally in 2018 based on survey of world coal association and also cement production emits CO2 in to the atmosphere which is harmful to the nature. If we can partially replace the cement with the material with desirable properties then we can save natural material and reduce emission of CO2 in to the atmosphere. This industrial waste dumping to the nearest site which spoils the land and atmosphere as well as it also affects aesthetics of urban environment so use of this waste material in concrete is cost effective as well as environment friendly way to disposal of waste. The primary objective of this study is to select the waste material which gives desirable properties with concrete. This study includes previous investigation done on the mechanical and chemical properties of concrete produced using partial replacement of cement by waste materials.


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How to Cite
G, A., & N, T. (2019). Review on Partial Replacement of Cement in Concrete by Using Waste Materials. International Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Technovation, 1(6), 526-531. Retrieved from