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Pervious cement is a composite material comprising of coarse total, Portland concrete and water. It is different from conventional concrete in that it contains no fine aggregate in the initial mixture. The result is a concrete with high percentage of interconnected voids that, when functioning correctly permits the rapid percolation of water through the concrete. Since the blend contains practically zero sand, the pore structure has numerous voids permitting water and air to go through. The most significant property of pervious cement is its water penetrability. Reinforcing concrete with nylon fibre, results in increased permeability, minimized crack growth and improved surface durability. Pervious cement is utilized for solid flatwork applications that permit water from precipitation and other source to go legitimately through along these lines diminishing the spillover from a site and permitting ground water energize. Pervious concrete is traditionally used in parking areas, residential streets, pedestrian’s walkways etc. It is an important application for sustainableconstruction.The project aims at studying the engineering properties of nylon fibre reinforced pervious concrete. Tests like compression test, split tensile test, flexural test, void ratio test, infiltration tests and permeability tests are carried out on test specimens with different percentages of nylon fibres with different specific gravities and the properties compared with that of plain pervious concretesamples.

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FathimaJasna MK, & Nalini Jebastina. (2021). Study on engineering properties of nylon fibre reinforced pervious concrete. International Journal of Intellectual Advancements and Research in Engineering Computations, 8(3), 533–538. Retrieved from