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Utilization of Fly-Ash in Sustainable and Ecofriendly FaL-G Brick


A. R. Saradva
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Fly Ash bricks can be extensively used in all building constructional activities similar to that of common burnt clay bricks. The fly ash bricks are comparatively lighter in weight and stronger than common clay bricks. Since fly ash is being accumulated as waste material in large quantity near thermal power plants and creating serious environmental pollution problems, its utilization as main raw material in the manufacture of bricks. will not only create an opportunities for its proper and useful disposal but also help in environmental pollution control to a greater extent in the surrounding areas of power plants. Also 175 billion tones of common burnt clay bricks are consumed annually approximately 335 billion tones of clay- about 4500 acres of top layer of soil dug out for bricks manufacture, soil erosion, emission from coal burning or fire woods which causes deforestation are the serious problems posed by brick industry. The above problems can be reduced some extent by using fly ash bricks.The object of this study is to represent the information regarding Fly Ash bricks and its properties and their uses in a most concise, compact and to the point manner and some of them are Compressive strength study, water absorption study etc.

A. R. Saradva

Fly-ash ,thermal power plant, clay brick,FaL-G

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 1 | November-December - 2014
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2014-12-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
92-96 IJSRSET1841211   Technoscience Academy

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A. R. Saradva, "Utilization of Fly-Ash in Sustainable and Ecofriendly FaL-G Brick", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp.92-96, November-December-2014.
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