Sulphate attack Resistance of Geo-polymer Concrete made with Partial Replacement of Coarse Aggregate by Recycled Coarse Aggregate
T. Srinivas1, R. N. Koushik2
1Dr. T. Srinivas,Department of Civil Engineering, Gokaraju Rangraju institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India.
2R.N.Koushik, Department of Civil Engineering, Gokaraju Rangraju institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India.
Manuscript received on September 13, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 24 September, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2019. | PP: 112-117 | Volume-8 Issue-12, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: L25091081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L2509.1081219
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Abstract: The primary intent of this paper is to study replacement of coarse aggregate with RCA of M40 grade concrete in different proportions such as 0%,10%, 20%, 30% and 40% and also to collate the results of geo-polymer concrete made with recycled coarse aggregates(GPCRCA) with geo-polymer concrete of natural coarse aggregate(GPCNA) and controlled concrete of respective grade. Geo-polymer concrete (GPC) is observed to be more resistant towards sulphate attack, with both in (CA) and (RCA) to a replacement of 30%, when it is compared with the similar grade of controlled concrete(CC). The durability of the concrete cubes are analyzed by immersing in 5% concentration solutions for a time period of 15, 45,75 and 105 days, The change of weight and compressive strength towards resistance is evaluated . Results stipulated that Geo-polymer concrete is highly resistant to Sodium sulphate and Magnesium sulphate.
Keywords: Geo-polymer Concrete, Recycled Aggregate, Alkaline Solutions, Controlled Concrete Sodium Sulphate and Magnesium Sulphate.
Scope of the Article: Concrete Engineering