Structural Behaviour of Ferro Cement Slab Panels
The study includes semi-fabricated system of ferrocement slab panels. Flexural strength test was taken on same slab panels having different sizes. Cement mortar of proportion 1:3 has been used for proposed work. Four slab panels were casted on filled using steel and bamboo mesh along with chicken mesh. All panels were tested under UTM. One way slab & two way slab panels were preferred for the work. Bamboo was also used for one of the two way slab panels and the results were compared with other slab panel of same size. Thickness of panels was kept 30 mm. Proposed work shows suitability of ferrocement slab panels (FSP).
KeywordsFerrocement slab panel (FSP) Flexural strength Wire mesh Bamboo
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