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Properties of Alkali-Activated Cement Mortar by Curing Method

양생 방법에 따른 알칼리활성 시멘트 모르타르의 특성

  • Received : 2013.08.21
  • Accepted : 2014.01.21
  • Published : 2014.04.30

Abstract

Globally, there are environmental problems due to greenhouse gas emissions. $CO_2$ emissions rate of the cement industry is very high, but the continued demand of cement is needed in the future. In this study, in order to reduce the environmental impact of $CO_2$ emissions from cement production. The experiments were carried out for the development of non-sintered cement (have not undergone firing burning) by granulated ground blast furnace slag. In order to compare the characteristics by curing, an experiment was conducted by changing the curing conditions such as atmospheric steam curing, observe the mechanical properties for the measurement of flexural compressive strength by mortar, observe the chemical properties such as acid resistance, $Cl^-$ penetrate resistance and analyzed the mechanism of hydration by XRD, SEM experiments. From the experimental results, as compared with portland cement usually confirm the mechanical and chemical properties excellent, it is expected be possible to apply to the undersea, underwater and underground structures that require superior durability. In addition, based on the excellent compressive strength by steam curing, it is expected to be possible to utilize as a cement replacement material in the secondary product of concrete. In the future, to solve the problem through continued research, it will be expected to reduce the effect of environmental load and to be excellent economics.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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