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Title: Coconut fibre reinforced corrugated slabs
Authors: Paramasivam, P. 
Nathan, G.K.
Das Gupta, N.C. 
Keywords: absorption coefficient
acoustic absorption
asbestos replacement
chopped fibre composites
coconut fibres
composite construction
Composite material
construction materials
flexural strength
thermal conductivity
Issue Date: Feb-1984
Citation: Paramasivam, P.,Nathan, G.K.,Das Gupta, N.C. (1984-02). Coconut fibre reinforced corrugated slabs. International Journal of Cement Composites and Lightweight Concrete 6 (1) : 19-27. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This investigation reports a feasibility study of making coconut fibre reinforced corrugated slabs for use in low cost housing particularly for developing countries. The casting technique for production of corrugated slabs is discussed. Flexural tests have been carried out on corrugated slabs to determine their strength with different volume fractions and aspect ratios of fibres. Tests to determine the thermal and acoustic properties of these slabs are also reported. The experimental results are presented and discussed. © 1984.
Source Title: International Journal of Cement Composites and Lightweight Concrete
ISSN: 02625075
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