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Mixing of Sugar in Concrete of M20 Grade

Akshat Jain, Devesh Ojha
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Volume 1 , Issue 2 , PP 1-12

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to experimentally study the effect of sugar doses on the physical properties of concrete. Effect of sugar at concentrations of 0,0.5.0.75, and 1% by weight of cement-on-cement paste and M20 grade of concrete cured at 3,7,14, and 28 days was studied using Portland cement in the laboratory. The main function of sugar is it is used as an admixture to increase the initial setting time of concrete. After the study, it was concluded that the workability and compressive strength of concrete get enhanced when admixture like sugar is added into the concrete mix.

Key-Words / Index Term

sugar, Admixtures, setting time, workability, compressive strength

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