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Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 1706893, 15 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/1706893
Review Article

A Short Review on the Valorisation of Sugarcane Bagasse Ash in the Manufacture of Stabilized/Sintered Earth Blocks and Tiles

1Tagore Engineering College, Rathinamangalam, Melakkottaiyur (PO), Chennai 600127, India
2Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering and Technology, Padalam, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu 603 308, India

Correspondence should be addressed to Jijo James; moc.liamg@taergehtojij

Received 28 June 2016; Revised 6 September 2016; Accepted 12 December 2016; Published 3 February 2017

Academic Editor: Antonio Riveiro

Copyright © 2017 Jijo James and P. Kasinatha Pandian. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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