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Waste and Byproducts in Cement-Based Materials
Language: en
Pages: 808
Authors: Jorge de Brito, Carlos Thomas, Cesar Medina, Francisco Agrela
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-03 - Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Waste and By-Products in Cement-Based Materials: Innovative Sustainable Materials for a Circular Economy covers various recycled materials, by-products and wastes that are suitable for the manufacture of materials within the spectrum of so-called cement-based materials (CBM). Sections cover wastes for replacement of aggregates in CBM, focus on the application of
Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials
Language: en
Pages: 716
Authors: Kent A. Harries, Bhavna Sharma
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-18 - Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications, Second Edition covers the topic by taking into account sustainability, the conservation movement, and current interests in cultural identity and its preservation. This updated edition presents case studies, information on relevant codes and regulations, and how they apply (or do not
Cement Based Materials
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Hosam El-Din M. Saleh, Rehab Abdel Rahman
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-10 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

Cement-based materials have been used by humans nearly since the dawn of civilization. The Egyptians used lime and gypsum cement to bind their aggregate materials, mud and straw, resulting in bricks that are used for building their famous Egyptian pyramids (between 3000 and 2500 BC). Hydrated cement is a cement
Waste and Supplementary Cementitious Materials in Concrete
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Rafat Siddique, Paulo Cachim
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-05 - Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Waste and Supplementary Cementitious Materials in Concrete: Characterisation, Properties and Applications provides a state-of-the-art review of the effective and efficient use of these materials in construction. Chapters focus on a specific type of material, addressing their characterization, strength, durability and structural applications. Sections include discussions of the properties of materials,
Sustainable Construction Materials
Language: en
Pages: 458
Authors: Ravindra K. Dhir OBE, Jorge de Brito, Ciaran J. Lynn, Rui V. Silva
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-18 - Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Sustainable Construction Materials: Municipal Incinerated Bottom Ash discusses the global use of virgin aggregates and CO2 polluter Portland cement. Given the global sustainability agenda, much of the demand for these two sets of materials can be substantially reduced through the appropriate use of waste materials, thereby conserving natural resources, energy