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Title: A Step Toward Practical Geopolymer Concrete
Author(s): Faris Matalkah and Parviz Soroushian
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 39-43
Keywords: fly ash, workability, strength, binders
Abstract:A geopolymer concrete mixture based on alkali-activated coal fly ash was developed to provide a viable balance of fresh mixture workability, setting time, and compressive strength (with room-temperature curing). The resulting mixture was used to construct a section of a sidewalk. This and other studies show that conventional concrete construction practices could be used with geopolymer concrete.
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