Low calcium fly ash based geopolymer concrete: Long term durability properties
|dc.contributor.author||Cheema, Didar Singh|
|dc.contributor.supervisor||Dr Natalie Lloyd|
|dc.contributor.supervisor||Prof. Emer. Vijaya Rangan|
Alkaline activated low-calcium fly ash geopolymer (LCFG) was investigated for durability compared to conventional concrete. The investigation involved simulated laboratory testing mimicking the severe field environments and in-situ field observations of commercially produced culverts. Laboratory test data: pore structure, porosity, chloride diffusion, scaling, strength and electrochemical testing supported and explained the observed field data. Research investigated the impact of slag and reinforcing pre-treatment. Geopolymer binder being non-cement one using by-products, can be significantly sustainable.
|dc.title||Low calcium fly ash based geopolymer concrete: Long term durability properties|
|curtin.department||Department of Civil Engineering|