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Title: A study of jute fibre reinforced cement composites
Authors: Mansur, M.A. 
Aziz, M.A. 
Keywords: Composite materials
fibre reinforced cement
impact strength
mechanical properties
modulus of rupture
natural fibres
strength of materials
tensile strength
Issue Date: May-1982
Citation: Mansur, M.A.,Aziz, M.A. (1982-05). A study of jute fibre reinforced cement composites. International Journal of Cement Composites and Lightweight Concrete 4 (2) : 75-82. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: An investigation conducted on the mechanical properties of cement paste and mortar reinforced with jute fibres is reported in this paper. Different lengths of fibres were used as reinforcement which were randomly oriented and uniformly distributed in the matrix. Specimens with varying fibre contents (volume fraction) were tested in direct tension, flexure, axial compression and impact. The results of this investigation have shown the feasibility of using jute fibres in developing a low-cost construction material particularly for roofing, wall panels and other building boards in countries where jute fibres are readily available. © 1982.
Source Title: International Journal of Cement Composites and Lightweight Concrete
ISSN: 02625075
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