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Title: Hydration of bamboo leaf ash blended Portland cement
Authors: Singh, N B
Das, S S
Singh, N P
Dwivedi, V N
Issue Date: Feb-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: C04B7/02
Abstract: Bamboo leaf ash (BLA) obtained at 600oC was found to be pozzolanic material. The pozzolanic activity was studied by using chemical methods, differential scanning calorimetry, X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopic techniques. Hydration behaviour of 20 wt% BLA blended ordinary Portland cement (OPC) was studied by using different experimental techniques and it was found that at 28 days of hydration the compressive strength value for 20 wt% BLA blended cement mortar was quite comparable to that of mortar made from OPC. The mechanism of pozzolanic activity has been discussed.
Page(s): 69-76
ISSN: 0971-4588
Appears in Collections:IJEMS Vol.14(1) [February 2007]

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