The effect of calcium presence in limepet for clayey soil stabilization using the geopolymer method

Document Type : Research Article


1 Department of Civil Engineering, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran

2 Department of Civil Engineering,,Faculty of Engineering , Binaloud University


In geotechnical engineering, clay is known as problematic soil, including low compressive strength, low bearing capacity, and high swelling potential. Chemical stabilization of soil with different additives is one of the possible methods for soil improvement. Portland cement is commonly used for the soil stabilization process. Climate change and global warming a life-threatening challenges, and governments have enacted laws restricting carbon dioxide emissions. Therefore, the use of environmentally friendly additives, cheap and available in the soil stabilization process is essential. In this regard, in recent years, geopolymerization processes have been introduced as the most serious alternatives to cement.


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