Performance Assessment of Pervious Geopolymer Concrete using Metakaolin

Authors(3) :-Rushikesh Jivani, V. R. Panchal, Jay K. Bhavsar

Pervious concrete made from geopolymer has some advantages over cementitious pervious concrete in strength as well as in abrasion. It also helps in reducing emission of carbon dioxide in environment. Metakaolin is used as a prime material to produce Pervious Geopolymer Concrete (PGC). In this study, nine different mixes are experimented to check its workability, porosity, permeability and compressive strength. Each mix has different proportion of alkaline liquid (AL) to binder (B) ratio (varying between 0.35, 0.40 and 0.45) and Sodium silicate (Na2SiO3) to Sodium hydroxide (NaOH) ratio (varying between 2.5, 2.0 and 1.5) and two different sizes of aggregates ere used, i.e., 4.75-10 mm and 10-20 mm. PGC is cured at elevated temperature of 60?C for 24 hours after casting. NaOH solution having 16M and Na2SiO3 are used as alkaline activators to produce PGC. Specimens are tested after 7 days and 28 days. Up to 21 MPa strength can be achieved with designed porosity range of 20-25%.

Authors and Affiliations

Rushikesh Jivani
Postgraduate Student (Structural Engineering), Department of Civil Engineering, Chandubhai S. Patel Institute of Technology, Charotar University of Science and Technology, Changa, Gujarat, India
V. R. Panchal
Professor and Head, Department of Civil Engineering, Chandubhai S. Patel Institute of Technology, Charotar University of Science and Technology, Changa, Gujarat, India
Jay K. Bhavsar
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Chandubhai S. Patel Institute of Technology, Charotar University of Science and Technology, Changa, Gujarat, India

Alkaline liquid, Geo-polymer concrete, Metakaolin, Permeability, Pervious Concrete, Porosity

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 5 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-10
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 227-233
Manuscript Number : CE040
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Rushikesh Jivani, V. R. Panchal, Jay K. Bhavsar, " Performance Assessment of Pervious Geopolymer Concrete using Metakaolin, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp.227-233, March-April-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/CE040

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