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Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2023, Volume: 16, Issue: 40, Pages: 3530-3537

Original Article

Experimental Evaluation of the Mechanical Performance of Geo Polymer Concrete

Received Date:23 July 2023, Accepted Date:27 September 2023, Published Date:28 October 2023


Objectives: To determine the important Mechanical properties and Elastic modulus of Geopolymer concrete (GPC). Methods: Four mix proportions of GPC using two molarities (12 and 14) of NaOH have been used to achieve M25 grade of GPC. Compressive strength, Tensile strength, Flexural strength and Young’s Modulus (EGPC) tests have been performed as per Codal provisions. Findings: The modulus of elasticity of GPC (EGPC) for the four mixes has been determined experimentally and the average of four values was noted. With the help of this value,5000 random variables have been generated using Monte Carlo Technique and the average EGPC (for 5000 values) has also been determined. Finally, it has been perceived that the elastic modulus of GPC is nearly equal to that of OPC in contrast to the previous studies.

Keywords: Compressive Strength, Geopolymer Concrete, Elastic Modulus, Molarity, Split Tensile Strength


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© 2023 Kumar et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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