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Abstract

Concrete is a mix made up with fine aggregate, coarse aggregate, binding material as cement and water, which is used as a construction material. Concrete is used in almost all type of construction and cement is a very important ingredient to be added in concrete. Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) is a common type of cement which is used. But OPC generates a huge amount of CO2 in the environment and thus increasing the pollution level. Geopolymer concrete is such a type of special concrete where geopolymer like fly ash, ground granulated blast furnace slags(GGBS), etc. are used instead of cement and thus making the concrete an eco-friendly concrete. In this paper, a general overview on geopolymer concrete has been discussed. This paper also focuses on the history andadvancements of geopolymer concrete along with its advantages, disadvantages, and applications in India. This paper also made a study of about various research works about the mentioned topic across the globe.  

Keywords

CO2, Fly ash, GGBS, Geopolmer Concrete, Sodium Silicate

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Chayan Biswas, Debabrata Sardar, Chandra Nath Dutta, and Arghya Bhattacharyya, “GEOPOLYMER CONCRETE: AN ECO-FRIENDLY CONCRETE OF MODERN DAYS”, IEJRD - International Multidisciplinary Journal, vol. 5, no. 5, p. 9, Jul. 2020.

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