Review of Low to High Strength Alkali-Activated and Geopolymer Concrete

Muralidhar V. Kamath, Shreelaxmi Prashanth, Mithesh Kumar

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Abstract

Popular building material has always been improving in the lines of material science developments. In this paper, the no use of Ordinary Portland Cement concrete studied, viz., fly ash-, slag- and meta-kaolin-based concrete, etc., from low to high strengths has been presented. Presently, all researchers and construction industries are working on using waste and energy-efficient material to develop sustainable concrete. This article presents the effects of various variables on the slump properties and mechanical properties, specifically to compressive strength. Recent study results indicated the alkali-activated and geopolymer binders have strong potential to replace conventional binders to a greater extent. Application of this environmentally friendly concrete may be an appropriate alternative to traditional concrete.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRecent Trends in Civil Engineering - Select Proceedings of TMSF 2019
EditorsBibhuti Bhusan Das, Sreejith V. Nanukuttan, Anil K. Patnaik, Neena Shekhar Panandikar
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Pages105-113
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9789811582929
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021
EventInternational Conference Trending Moments and Steer Forces, TMSF 2019 - Fatorda, India
Duration: 31-10-201901-11-2019

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Civil Engineering
Volume105
ISSN (Print)2366-2557
ISSN (Electronic)2366-2565

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference Trending Moments and Steer Forces, TMSF 2019
Country/TerritoryIndia
CityFatorda
Period31-10-1901-11-19

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Civil and Structural Engineering

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