Strength and Durability Assessment of Concrete Bricks Enhanced by Construction & Demolition Waste Integration


  • Usha S Research Scholar and Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, SSAHE, Agalakote, B.H.Road, Tumakuru – 5720107, SSIT Tumkur – 572105, India
  • Dr. T. V. Mallesh Research Supervisor, Department of Civil Engineering, SSAHE, Agalakote, B.H.Road, Tumakuru – 5720107, India



Construction and Demolition Waste, Compressive Strength, Sustainable Construction Materials, Coarse Aggregate Replacement, Building Units


The responsible management of construction and demolition waste is a critical issue, primarily due to the substantial volume of waste generated. Landfilling remains a prevalent method for disposal. This project explores the use of construction and demolition waste (C&D) as a substitute for coarse aggregate in cement brick production, with varying percentages (ranging from 0% to 100%). Various mix types were employed in the casting of these bricks. The study encompasses the evaluation of compressive strength at intervals of 7, 14, 21, and 28 days, as well as the implementation of water absorption tests, alternate drying and wetting tests, and examinations for sulphate and chloride attacks.


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How to Cite

Usha S, & Dr. T. V. Mallesh. (2024). Strength and Durability Assessment of Concrete Bricks Enhanced by Construction & Demolition Waste Integration. Applied Science and Engineering Journal for Advanced Research, 3(1), 14–19.