Call for papers :

Submission Last Date 31/07/2017
Status Notification Within 2 Days
Submit Paper Online

Check Paper Status

Paper Status

News & Updates

IJAERD provides Hard Copy of Published Certificates of Publication to each author.

We have started accepting articles by online means directly through website. Article submission link is given on left side

IJAERD Provide Review card, Acceptance Letter and Fee Receipt without taking any extra charges

IJAERD invites research paper from various engineering disciplines for Vol.1 Issue 12 (Dec. - 2014) issue,

Conference Proceedings

National Conference on Emerging Trends in Computer & Electrical Engineering (ETCEE - 2014) March 7-8, 2014, Organized by Atmiya Institute of Technology and Science, Rajkot

National Conference on Recent Research in Engineering and Technology (NCRRET-2015) organizing by Dr. Jivraj Mehta Institute of Technology, Mogar-Anand

National Conference on Emerging Trends in Computer, Electrical & Electronics (ETCEE - 2015), March 13-14, 2015, Organized by Atmiya Institute of Technology and Science, Rajkot

Paper Details

Paper Title
Application of Biochemical in Civil Engineering
Abstract
The concrete is widely used construction material in the world. It has very good compressive strength but it is weak in tension. A typical durability-related phenomenon in many concrete constructions is crack formation. While larger cracks hamper structural integrity, also smaller sub-millimeter sized cracks may result in durability problems as particularly connected cracks increase matrix permeability. Ingress water and chemicals can cause premature matrix degradation and corrosion of embedded steel reinforcement. A novel strategy to restore or remediate such structures is bio mineralization of calcium carbonate using microbes. There are millions of bacteria available, and certain of it can be used in the construction industry for enhancement of the overall construction. Recently it is found that microbial mineral precipitation resulting from metabolic activities of favorable microorganisms in concrete improved the overall behavior of concrete. The Application of Specific Calcite Mineral Precipitating Bactria for Concrete Repair & Plugging Of voids And Cracks In Concrete Has Been Recently Investigated. The Possibilities Of Using Specific Bacillus Bacteria As Sustainable And Concrete Embedded Self-healing Agent Was Studied & Results From Current Studies Are Discussed. The present study investigated the effects of Bacillus Subtilis Jc3 on compressive strength and water-absorption tests. The results showed a 16% increase in compressive strength of cement concrete with the addition of bacterial cells. Treated cubes absorbed three times less water than control cubes as a result of microbial calcite deposition. Different proportions 105,106,107,108 and 109 cells/ml concentration can be added but by studying of research paper we adopt optimum concentration 107cells/ml in concrete to check the compressive strength and water-absorption tests.
KeyWord
"Bacterial Concrete", "Calcite Precipitation", "Bacillius Subtilis", “Self Healing Concrete", "Crack Mechanisam"
Others Details
Paper Id : 16319
Author Name : KISHOR VAGHELA
Co-Author Name(s) : Bamata SnehaGoshwami PrekshaJoshi ZeelPARKHIYA POOJABEN SURESHKUMAR
Volume/Issue No : Volume 04 Issue 07
Page No : 21-28
DOI Number : DOI:10.21090/IJAERD.16319
Publication Date : 2017-07-05
License : This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
website : http://www.ijaerd.com/index.php
Impact Factor : 4.72, SJIF-2016
ISSN Details : eISSN: 2348-4470, pISSN:2348-6406