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Journal of Environmental Nanotechnology

(A Quarterly Peer-reviewed and Refereed International Journal)
ISSN(Print):2279-07 48; ISSN(Online):2319-5541

Bamboo as an Alternative to Steel for Green Construction Towards Low Cost Housing


In India largest number of population is living in rural areas or they are villagers. These people are working at small scales to fulfill their livelihood and most of them are living in small houses. In such conditions low cost housing could be the best option and usage of bamboo as construction material can play a key role to achieve the goal. Several researchers are working towards the economical and eco friendly or green construction. To give attention in this regard an experimental study was performed using bamboo as the replacement of steel. In this research paper with the help of experimental investigations the mechanical properties of bamboo reinforced concrete has been presented in terms of compressive strength, split tensile strength and flexural strength.

Article Type: Research Article

Corresponding Author: Alvin Harison 1  

Email: alvinjohnharison@gmail.com

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Alvin Harison 1*,   Akash Agrawal 2,  Ashhad Imam 3.  

1, 2, 3. Department of Civil Engineering, SHUATS, Allahabad, U.P., India.

J. Environ. Nanotechnol., Volume 6, No. 2 pp. 100-104
ISSN: 2279-0748 eISSN: 2319-5541
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