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FTIR Analysis of Alkali Activated Slag and Fly Ash Using Deconvolution Techniques

Abstract The studies on aluminosilicate materials to replace traditional construction materials such as ordinary Portland cement(OPC) to reduce the effects caused has been an important research area for the past decades. Many properties like strength have already been studied and the primary focus is to learn about the reaction mechanism and the effect of the parameters on the formed products. The aim of this research was to explore the structural changes and reaction product analysis of geopolymers (Slag & Fly Ash) using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and deconvolution

techniques. Spectroscopic techniques give valuable information at a molecular level but not all methods are economic and simple. To understand the mechanisms of ... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Madavarapu, Sateesh Babu (Author) / Neithalath, Narayanan (Advisor) / Rajan, Subramaniam (Committee member) / Marzke, Robert (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Materials Science
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 52 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Civil and Environmental Engineering 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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