Strength of Cement Mortar Using Nano Oxides: An Experimental Study
Mohan Kantharia1, Pankaj Mishra2, M.K. Trivedi3

1Mohan Kantharia, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Amity School of Engineering and Technology Amity University (Madhya Pradesh), India.
2Dr. Pankaj Mishra, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Amity School of Engineering and Technology Amity University (Madhya Pradesh), India.
3Dr. Manoj Kumar, Trivedi, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Madhav Institute of Technology and Science Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), India.

Manuscript received on 18 February 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 27 February 2019 | Manuscript published on 28 February 2019 | PP: 294-298 | Volume-8 Issue-3, February 2019 | Retrieval Number: C5884028319/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Cement mortar is one of the important materials which plays key role in maximising the durability of a building. Strength, permeability, thermal insulation, freeze and thaw resistance, Chloride-ion penetration, carbonation, hydration, weathering are the factors affecting the overall performance of the cement mortar. So many new ingredients are being used as admixture have been investigated for making the mortar of high performance. Various nano materials are constituting the advance engineering products with smart working. Some industrial waste like blast furnace slag, fly ash, silica fume, also incorporated in cement concrete for making mortar economical. In this Experimental study nano oxide of Zinc, aluminium, and silicon have been investigated in cement mortar and compared. It is found that all nano materials are not having the similar effect.
Keywords: Nano Zinc Oxide, Compressive Strength, Cement Mortar.

Scope of the Article: Study and Experience Reports