Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2017)
A review on natural fibres in the concrete
Author(s): Kavitha S, Dr. T Felix kala
Abstract: Considering global warming issues in the environment, Recently there has been a rapid growth in research and innovation in the natural ﬁber composite (NFC) area. Interest is warranted due to the advantages of these materials compared to others, such as synthetic ﬁber composites, including low environmental impact and low cost and support their potential across a wide range of applications. Much effort has gone into increasing their mechanical performance to extend the capabilities and applications of this group of materials. This review aims to provide an overview of the factors that affect the mechanical performance and durability performance of NFCs and details achievements made with them.