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Study on Strength of Geopolymer Concrete in Ambient Curing


M. Poojidha, Nirmal Kumar
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Geopolymer concrete technology has the potential to reduce globally the carbon emission and lead to a sustainable development and growth of the concrete industry. The influence of alkaline activators on the strength and durability properties has been studied. Sodium Hydroxide is available in plenty and Sodium hydroxides, both were added by the 1:2.5 ratio as alkaline activators along with sodium silicate at varying temperature in the preparation of geopolymer concrete. Fly ash was procured from a local thermal power station. Durability test were performed. The results indicate that the combination of the above constituents at ambient curing has a positive impact on the strength and durability properties of geopolymer concrete.

M. Poojidha, Nirmal Kumar

Geopolymer, concrete, fly ash, alkaline solution, ambient curing, durability test.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 2 | March-April - 2017
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2017-04-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
318-321 IJSRSET173297   Technoscience Academy

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M. Poojidha, Nirmal Kumar, "Study on Strength of Geopolymer Concrete in Ambient Curing", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp.318-321, March-April-2017.
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