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Reactive pozzolanas from rice husk ash: An alternative to cement for rural housing

Nair, Deepa G and Jagadish, KS and Fraaij, Alex (2006) Reactive pozzolanas from rice husk ash: An alternative to cement for rural housing. In: Cement And Concrete Research, 36 (6). pp. 1062-1071.

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Abstract

This paper discusses the properties of rice husk ash samples produced from different types of field ovens to compare the performance of the ovens and to identify the most feasible method to produce a reactive pozzolana as an alternative to cement for building applications requiring lower strengths. Different types of ashes are produced and long-term strength of rice husk ash pozzolanas with lime or cement is investigated to suggest a sustainable affordable option in rural building applications, especially for rural housing in Kerala, a southern state of India

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsavier.
Keywords: Long term strength;RHA pozzolanas;Mortar;Alternative cement;Field incinerator.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2009 05:34
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:58
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/17787

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