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A floating concrete structure is usually a solid body made of reinforced concrete and an inner chain of chambers filled with a lightweight impermeable material. This is having a density less than 1000 kg/m³. Because of its low density and moderate range of compressive strength, it can be used in non-structural applications. In this study an attempt has been made to develop a Floating concrete based on trials with an emphasis on overall density. Also, to obtain floating concrete with considerable compressive strength. The primary aim of the project is to develop floating concrete by partial replacement of coarse aggregate by plastic materials and to achieve this, M25 mix proportions were adopted. Since its density is less than that of water (1000 kg/m³) the concrete in its hardened state can float in water. Due to its special ability to float, it can replace other less durable materials. Also, its lightweight property is suitable for use in non-load bearing walls, thermal insulation and sound insulation. Thus, density of floating concrete is about less compared to the conventional concrete. Floating concrete being light weighted, it can be used in partition walls. Thus, strength of floating concrete is compared with the normal partition wall segments for better understanding.

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Balsana K, M A Asha, & Dr. Sunilaa George. (2021). Experimental Analysis Of Floating Concrete. International Journal of Intellectual Advancements and Research in Engineering Computations, 9(3), 69–76. Retrieved from