• Hazrina Ahmad Center for Civil Engineering Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pulau Pinang, 13500 Permatang Pauh, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Mohd Hisbany Mohd Hashim School of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Nurulain Hanida Mohamad Fozi Department of Surveying, Lee Khong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, 43000 Cheras, Selangor, Malaysia




Self-compacting concrete, Ribbed slab, Steel fibers, flexural behavior, full reinforcement


The use of Steel Fiber Reinforced Self-Compacting Concrete (SCFRC) as structural elements is seen as favorable alternative to solve typical issues of complex reinforcing spacing and compaction in normal reinforced concrete. The primary benefit of SCFRC is that it can be easily poured in-situ, filling corners of formwork and gaps between bars of reinforcement with its own weight. SCFRC's structural performance is constantly being investigated because of its superior engineering and mechanical properties. Steel fibers added to the mix improved the hardened properties of self-compacting concrete in terms of tensile strength, ductility, toughness, energy absorption capacity, and cracking resistance. This study reviews previous research on SCFRC performance in slab structures with an emphasis on flexural performance. Thus, the knowledge could provide guidelines for academia and industry players on the structural and materials behavior of the slab elements.

Author Biography

Mohd Hisbany Mohd Hashim, School of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Structural and Material Engineering Associate Professor AT faculty level: Head Center of Studies for Structural and Material Engineering


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How to Cite

Ahmad, H., Mohd Hashim, M. H., & Mohamad Fozi, N. H. (2022). A BRIEF REVIEW OF STEEL FIBER SELF-COMPACTING CONCRETE IN RIBBED SLAB . ASEAN Engineering Journal, 12(3), 39-47. https://doi.org/10.11113/aej.v12.17630