Search

# 2020# mena

Effects of Replacing Cement by Date Palm Trees Wastes on Concrete Performance

About

Using Palm leaves fibres and ash to reduce cement content in concrete

This research project studied the effect of incorporating palm tree waste in concrete mix in order to reduce cement content and derive a more sustainable construction material. Both the fibres of palm trees and the ash of palm tree leaves were used in different percentages. Slump and compression tests were carried out to evaluate both the workability and the compressive strength of the mixed concrete. The results showed that palm leaves ash enhanced concrete workability and concrete compressive strength. Also, combining palm fibres and ash was also giving similarly good results especially in the early age of concrete.

Graduates


Similiar Projects

Dateform

Dateform

Work and Economic Growth

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI)

A new system to process date farming byproducts into a range of upcycled materials

Mossy

Mossy

Water and Sanitation

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design (Madrid)

Bringing moss to city environments to monitor pollution and clean air in a natural way at the same time

Invisible Heroes

Invisible Heroes

Sustainable fashion

Bangalore University

Hard-wearing, protective clothing for waste-handlers made of organic fabric

we are not waste anymore

we are not waste anymore

Food waste reduction

Chiang Mai University

Using discarded fruit as biomaterial to make doggy poop scoopers