Leaching Studies on ASTM Type F Fly Ashes by an Accelerated Process Method

    Volume 28, Issue 1 (January 2000)

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    CODEN: JTEOAD

    Page Count: 8


    Pandian, NS
    Professor and research scholar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore,

    Balasubramonian, S
    Professor and research scholar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore,

    (Received 16 February 1999; accepted 1 October 1999)

    Abstract

    Among the various uses for fly ash, geotechnical application is one that offers scope for large-scale utilization. Due to its low unit weight, good frictional properties, and non-plastic nature, fly ash can be used effectively as a fill material in low-lying areas, as a backfill material, as an embankment material, etc. However, the possibility of toxic metals being leached out, leading to surface and/or groundwater contamination, has to be examined. This paper presents such an investigation carried out on two Indian fly ashes. The studies indicate that the pH of the solution plays an important role in the leaching behavior of fly ashes.


    Paper ID: JTE12073J

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE12073J

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    Title Leaching Studies on ASTM Type F Fly Ashes by an Accelerated Process Method
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