Long Term Behaviour of Fibrous Concrete Composite (FCC): A Conspectus

Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics
Volume 58, No. 1, January 2020, Pages 11-22

Ezekiel Babatunde Ogunbode1,*, Mohamad Yatim Jamaludin1, Mohd. Yunus Ishak1, Deri Mamman Abeku2, Meisam Razavi3

1 Department of Structures and Materials, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai Johor, Malaysia
2 Department of Building, School of Environmental Technology, Federal University Technology Minna. PMB 65 Niger State, Nigeria
3 Department of Structures, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Islamic Azad University of Gonbad-e Kavus, Iran
*Corresponding author: ezekiel@futminna.edu.ng


Bio fibrous concrete composite, creep, fibrous concrete composite, kenaf fibre, long term


Fibrous concrete composite (FCC) have been applied in numerous civil engineering structures, such as pavements, dams, runway, hydraulic structures, aircraft parking, and runway. The desire for their usage as being due to their unique properties compared with other materials. The stability of fibres in cement concrete appears to be good enough, but further long term tests are necessary to evaluate their durability and performance under mechanical sustained load. This is owing to the dearth in knowledge on the fibrous concrete particularly bio fibrous concrete composites (BFCC) behaviour and response to compressive, flexural and uniaxial tensile sustained loads. Therefore, an in-depth study into the creep performance of BFCC is necessitated to understand the long term behaviour of this biodegradable and environmental friendly construction product. This will avail the structural engineers and builders’ adequate understanding and data for design construction purpose of this green concrete product.


Ezekiel, Babatunde Ogunbode, et al. “Long Term Behaviour of Fibrous Concrete Composite (FCC): A Conspectus.” Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics 58.1 (2019): 11-22.

Ezekiel, B. O., Mohamad Yatim, J., Mohd. Yunus, I., Deri, M. A., & Meisam, R.(2019). Long Term Behaviour of Fibrous Concrete Composite (FCC): A Conspectus. Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics, 58(1), 11-22.

Ezekiel Babatunde Ogunbode, Mohamad Yatim Jamaludin, Mohd. Yunus Ishak, Deri Mamman Abeku, and Meisam Razavi.”Long Term Behaviour of Fibrous Concrete Composite (FCC): A Conspectus.” Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics. 58, no. 1 (2019): 11-22.

Ezekiel, B.O., Mohamad Yatim, J., Mohd. Yunus, I., Deri, M.A., and Meisam, R., 2019. Long Term Behaviour of Fibrous Concrete Composite (FCC): A Conspectus. Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics 58(1), pp. 11-22.

Ezekiel BO, Mohamad Yatim J, Mohd. Yunus I, Deri MA, Meisam R. Long Term Behaviour of Fibrous Concrete Composite (FCC): A Conspectus. Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics. 2019;58(1): 11-22.


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