A New Source of Pozzolanic Material

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Title: A New Source of Pozzolanic Material

Author(s): Tarun R. Naik and Rudolf N. Kraus

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 25

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 55-62

Keywords: Wood ash; properties; microstructure; recycling; pozzolan

Date: 12/1/2003

Abstract:
Wood ash is generated as a by-product of combustion. It is essential to develop beneficial uses of wood ash to meet the challenges associated with its disposal. This investigation was undertaken with a view to understand various physical, chemical, and, microstructural properties of wood ash derived from various sources in the USA and Canada; and, to determine its potential applications in cement-based construction materials.