Synthesis of multiwall carbon nanotube with fly ash in the production of desired green concrete

A. A. Jumaat, N. F. Afandi, A. Manap, R. A. Zainuddin, S. Mahalingam, N. F. Abd Kadir

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Abstract

Green concrete was introduced in concrete production in order to reduce the usage of natural resources. In this research, fly ash and MWCNTs were used in the production of green concrete since industrial waste material such as fly ash becomes a major concern during waste disposal. MWCNTs was used in this experiment to strengthen this green concrete. In this paper, effect of heat during curing process was studied and it was found that the compressive strength was increase when introducing the heat during curing process of this green concrete. The 3 days of water curing at room temperature and 3 days of heat curing at 100°C produces compressive strength at 27.2 MPa which is higher than normal curing process at 28 days, which is 14.63 MPa. Therefore, this research shows that green concrete can be produced using fly ash and MWCNTs and produce high compressive strength when heat was presence during curing process.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012021
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume1349
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 03 Dec 2019
EventInternational Conference on Nanomaterials: Science, Engineering and Technology 2019, ICoNSET 2019 - Penang Island, Malaysia
Duration: 05 Aug 201906 Aug 2019

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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