Journal of Construction Engineering / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Feasibility of Using Palmyrah Strips as Reinforcing Material in Cost Effective Houses

Table 4

Dimensional variations of Palmyrah.

SampleDimensional variation %
After 24 hr water absorptionAfter 24 hr drying
Cross-sectionLengthCross-sectionLength

Untreated set+2.56+0.027−1.130
Treated set+2.4+0.013−1.10