ISSN E 2409-2770
ISSN P 2521-2419

Evaluating the Effect of Different Burning Techniques on the Chemical Composition


Muhammad Fahad Ullah Sheraz Abbas Faizullah Jan Zeeshan Khan and Muhammad Khubaib


Vol. 6, Issue 09, PP. 300-304, September 2019

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Keywords: Rice husk ash, Silica, Waste, SCM, XRF

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After maize and sugar cane, rice was ranked as third position as a horticultural commodity. At global level, majority of Asian countries produce and consume the rice. Disposing of rice husk is a big problem and needs attention. In the present study, three different techniques were compared for converting rice husk (RH) into rice husk ash (RHA). The RHA obtained by combustion in drum for 24 hours yielded maximum quantity 97.703 % of SiO2. Therefore, this method was adopted for further studies on samples collected from different regions (Charsada, Swat and Buner) of Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan. By comparing the contents of SiO2 obtained from combustion technique, the Charsada sample containing 97.073% of SiO2 was found best.


  1. Muhammad Fahad Ullah: Department of Civil Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan

  2. Sheraz Abbas: Civil Engineering Department, City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan

  3. Faizullah Jan: Department of Civil Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan

  4. Zeeshan Khan: Civil Engineering Department, City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan

  5. Muhammad Khubaib: Civil Engineering Department, City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan


Muhammad Fahad Ullah Sheraz Abbas Faizullah Jan Zeeshan Khan and Muhammad Khubaib Evaluating the Effect of Different Burning Techniques on the Chemical Composition of RHA from Diffe International Journal of Engineering Works Vol. 6 Issue 09 PP. 300-304 September 2019


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