Application of Nanomaterials in Cementitious Systems

Author
Mainak Ghosal
Keywords
Cement; Mortar; Nanomaterials
Abstract
Nanomaterials are advanced materials derived from nanotechnology which can address much of the present-day world’s problems if used in optimum quantities. Nanotechnology is ruling in electronics, medicines, water-purification, textiles, cosmetics, mobiles, computers and health-care fields. This Paper focus on the effect of adding nanomaterials in cement-sand mortar at various dosages by weight of cement at different ages starting from short term to long term via. medium term. Comparing the results of nano-additive cement mortars with that of ordinary cement mortars it has been found that nano-additions has resulted in a higher strength gain.
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Received : 02 October 2020
Accepted : 24 December 2020
Published : 07 January 2021
DOI: 10.30726/esij/v7.i4.2020.74026

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