Geopolymer Concrete: an Emerging Green Material for Modern Construction
Ritupanna Panda1, Sagarika Panda2, A. M. Mohanty3

1Ritu panna Panda*,Research Scholar, Civil Engineering Department, Centurion University of Technology And Management, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
2Sagarika Panda, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, Centurion University of Technology and Management, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
3A. M. Mohanty Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Centurion University of Technology and Management, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
Manuscript received on January 22, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on February 05, 2020. | Manuscript published on February 29, 2020. | PP: 4046-4050 | Volume-9 Issue-3, February 2020. | Retrieval Number:  C6569029320/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.C6569.029320
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Abstract: INowadays the environmental health is considered to be the most important topic for concern. The emission of CO2 and other harmful gases to the atmosphere become a serious problem and the root cause of environmental alteration. In other ways, the production of cement is reducing continuously due to the unavailability of resources and a large amount of carbon footprint. To overcome all these problems the low CO2 emitting and alumina silicate rich sources are used as binders instead of ordinary cement. The paper reviews all the recent and experimental works done by the researchers in order to study the physical and mechanical properties of Geopolymer Concrete with different mixtures of binders and additives introduced for increasing the strength and durability. The use of different industrial by-products in concrete development is encouraged and the workability, effects of temperature variation, use of admixture, fibers and effects of water- binder ratio for the Geopolymer Concrete are examined. Reviews indicate that the compressive strength of the Geopolymer Concrete with additional hooked end steel fibers are more than that of controlled Geopolymer Concrete mix.
Keywords: Geopolymer Concrete (GC), Compressive strength, Splitting Tensile strength, Durability.