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Advances in Civil Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 671547, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/671547
Research Article

Evaluation of the Fresh and Hardened Properties of Steel Fibre Reinforced Self-Compacting Concrete Using Recycled Aggregates as a Replacement Material

1Anna University Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2Department of Civil Engineering, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Tamil Nadu, India
3Department of Civil Engineering, Noorul Islam University, Tamil Nadu, India

Received 3 October 2013; Revised 23 January 2014; Accepted 8 February 2014; Published 16 March 2014

Academic Editor: Jamal Khatib

Copyright © 2014 N. Nalanth et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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