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Unformatted text preview: the environmental pollution and global warming caused due to production of cement. Therefore any steps, which suggest the replacement of cement by some alternative eco friendly materials, are a welcoming method both for concrete technologists as well as for environmentalists. Few decades back it was found that some of the industrial wastes like fly ash, silica fume, blast furnace slag, etc show some cementitious and pozzolanic properties when come in contact with moisture. These pozzolanic materials, to some extent replace the cement in the production of concrete....
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2011 for the course CIVIL 8 taught by Professor K.b.prakash during the Spring '11 term at Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.
- Spring '11