Compressive strength and splitting tensile strength
of RAC with and without nanoparticles of Si[O.sub.2] were determined to assess the effect of these nanoparticles on the mechanical performance of RAC mixtures.
Cylinder specimens with 100 mm diameter and 200 mm length were prepared for compressive and splitting tensile strength
Specifically, in order to investigate the increase in compressive strength and tensile strength induced by mixing steel fibers into HSC, we measured experimentally the compressive strength, splitting tensile strength
, and flexural tensile strength among the mechanical properties of concrete, in compliance with the test methods stipulated in KS F 2405 , KS F 2423 , and JCI-S-001 , respectively.
"Evaluation of the Splitting Tensile Strength
in Plain and Steel Fibre-Reinforced Concrete Based on the Compressive Strength." Construction and Building Materials 98: 519-529.
The splitting tensile strength
was found up to 24.05% compared to that of plain concrete.
* Modulus of rupture was about 36 percent higher than the associated splitting tensile strength
for a mixture used in the Stafford project.
 ASTM, "Splitting tensile strength
of cylindrical concrete specimens," ASTM C 496-71, 1996.
Compressive and Splitting Tensile strength
were determined as per ASTM C-39 and ASTM C-496 by using Universal Testing Machine (UTM).
[12.] ASTM, Standard Test Method for Splitting Tensile Strength
of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens, ASTM C 496 - 96, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1996, doi: 10.1520/C0496-96.
 "Standard test method for splitting tensile strength
of cylindrical concrete specimens," Tech.
Specimens containing PPF (0.05, 0.1 & 0.15%) the percentage of reduction in splitting tensile strength
is lower than that in plain concrete (without fiber) after exposure to a temperature 100,200 &300[degrees]C comparable to normal temperature 25[degrees]C.