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Eco efficient Pavement Construction Materials

Eco efficient Pavement Construction Materials Book
Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Serji Amirkhanian,Hao Wang,Erik Schlangen
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2020-01-18
ISBN : 0128189827
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Eco-efficient Pavement Construction Materials acquaints engineers with research findings on new eco-efficient pavement materials and how they can be incorporated into future pavements. Divided into three distinctive parts, the book emphasizes current research topics such as pavements with recycled waste, pavements for climate change mitigation, self-healing pavements, and pavements with energy harvesting potential. Part One considers techniques for recycling, Part Two reviews the contribution of pavements for climate change mitigation, including cool pavements, the development of new coatings for high albedo targets, and the design of pervious pavements. Finally, Part Three focuses on self-healing pavements, addressing novel materials and design and performance. Finally, the book discusses the case of pavements with energy harvesting potential, addressing different technologies on this field. Offers a clear and concise lifecycle assessment of asphalt pavement recycling for greenhouse gas emission with temporal aspects Applies key research trends to green the pavement industry Includes techniques for recycling waste materials, the design of cool pavements, self-healing mechanisms, and key steps in energy harvesting

Nanotechnology in Eco efficient Construction

Nanotechnology in Eco efficient Construction Book
Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Maria Vittoria Diamanti,Ali Nazari,Claes Goran-Granqvist,Alina Pruna,Serji Amirkhanian
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2018-11-15
ISBN : 9780081026410
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Covering the latest technologies, Nanotechnology in eco-efficient construction provides an authoritative guide to the role of nanotechnology in the development of eco-efficient construction materials and sustainable construction. The book contains a special focus on applications concerning concrete and cement, as nanotechnology is driving significant development in concrete technologies. The new edition has 14 new chapters, including 3 new parts: Mortars and concrete related applications; Applications for pavements and other structural materials; and Toxicity, safety handling and environmental impacts. Civil engineers requiring an understanding of eco-efficient construction materials, as well as researchers and architects within any field of nanotechnology, eco-efficient materials or the construction industry will find this updated reference to be highly valuable. Addresses issues such as toxicity and LCA aspects New chapters covering safety handling on occupational exposure of nanoparticles and the assessment of personal exposure to airborne nanomaterials Discusses the effects of adding nano-particles on the durability and on the properties of geopolymers

Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials

Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials Book
Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Luisa F. Cabeza,Joao Labrincha,Aldo Giuntini de Magalhaes
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2014-02-14
ISBN : 0857097725
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Eco-efficient Construction and Building Materials reviews ways of assessing the environmental impact of construction and building materials. Part one discusses the application of life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology to building materials as well as eco-labeling. Part two includes case studies showing the application of LCA methodology to different types of building material, from cement and concrete to wood and adhesives used in building. Part three includes case studies applying LCA methodology to particular structures and components. Reviews ways of assessing the environmental impact of construction and building materials Provides a thorough overview, including strengths and shortcomings, of the life cycle assessment (LCA) and eco-labeling of eco-efficient construction and building materials Includes case studies showing the application of LCA methodology to different types of building material, from cement and concrete to wood and adhesives used in building

Eco efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction

Eco efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction Book
Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Lech Czarnecki,Anna Laura Pisello,Luisa F. Cabeza,Claes Goran-Granqvist
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2020-10-16
ISBN : 0128209437
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Eco-efficient Materials for Reducing Cooling Needs in Buildings and Construction: Design, Properties and Applications provides a comprehensive review on building envelope materials and technologies for reducing cooling needs in buildings. The book offers in-depth analysis of the performance of new innovative materials and technologies used in pavements, facade and roofing materials, PCMs and chromogenic smart materials. Includes practical case study examples of their applications in building and construction. The book is an essential reference resource for researchers, architects and civil engineers, city planners, product developers, manufacturers, and other professionals working in eco-efficient cooling materials and sustainable and zero-energy building design. Offers a comprehensive review of building envelope materials and technologies for reducing cooling needs Features practical case studies, which are fundamental for building design and applications Provides in-depth analysis of performance for different materials and technologies Features brand new chapters on pavements, facade and roofing materials, PCMs and chromogenic smart materials

Sustainable Construction and Building Materials

Sustainable Construction and Building Materials Book
Author : Bibhuti Bhusan Das,Narayanan Neithalath
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-12-30
ISBN : 9811333173
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book presents select proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Construction and Building Materials (ICSCBM 2018), and examines a range of durable, energy-efficient, and next-generation construction and building materials produced from industrial wastes and byproducts. The topics covered include alternative, eco-friendly construction and building materials, next-generation concretes, energy efficiency in construction, and sustainability in construction project management. The book also discusses various properties and performance attributes of modern-age concretes including their durability, workability, and carbon footprint. As such, it offers a valuable reference for beginners, researchers, and professionals interested in sustainable construction and allied fields.

Sustainability Eco efficiency and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management

Sustainability  Eco efficiency  and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management Book
Author : Massimo Losa,Tom Papagiannakis
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-04-28
ISBN : 1138001473
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Worldwide there is a growing interest in efficient planning and the design, construction and maintenance of transportation facilities and infrastructure assets. The 3rd International Conference on Transportation Infrastructure ICTI 2014 (Pisa, April 22-25, 2014) contains contributions on sustainable development and preservation of transportation infrastructure assets, with a focus on eco-efficient and cost-effective measures. Sustainability, Eco-efficiency and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management includes a selection of peer reviewed papers on a wide variety of topics: • Advanced modeling tools (LCA, LCC, BCA, performance prediction,design tools and systems) • Data management (monitoring and evaluation) • Emerging technologies and equipments • Innovative strategies and practices • Environmental sustainability issues • Eco-friendly design and materials • Re-use or recycling of resources • Pavements, tracks, and structures • Case studies Sustainability, Eco-efficiency and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management will be particularly of interest to academics, researchers, and practitioners involved in sustainable development and maintenance of transportation infrastructure assets.

Sustainable Pavement Maintenance Practices

Sustainable Pavement Maintenance Practices Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2011
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Roads and Streets

Roads and Streets Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1979
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Post Proceedings of the World Conference on Green Design

Post Proceedings of the World Conference on Green Design Book
Author : Yeunsook Lee
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2001
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sustainable Construction Materials

Sustainable Construction Materials Book
Author : José Aguiar,Aires Camões,Raul Fangueiro,Rute Eires,Sandra Cunha,Mohammad Kheradmand
Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
Release : 2014-12-11
ISBN : 3038267368
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The special topic volume includes selected and extended papers form the Luso-Brazilian Conference of Sustainable Construction Materials. This bookcontains extended papers selected and reviewed by the Scientific Committee, in areas such as Materials and Energy, Materials and Residues, Natural Materials and Materials and Repair.

Building Materials in India 50 Years

Building Materials in India  50 Years Book
Author : T. N. Gupta
Publisher : Building Materials & Technology Promotion
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Presents A Vivid Account Of The Progress And Development Achieved In The Area Of Building Materials Over The Past Five Decades. Covers Emerging Trends And Latests Developments In The Use Of Wastes And Admixtures In Cement And Concrete, Wood Subsititute Materials, Recycling Of Wates And Composite Materials Along With The Response Of New Materials To Fire, And Long Term Performance And Durability.

Advanced Building Materials and Sustainable Architecture

Advanced Building Materials and Sustainable Architecture Book
Author : Yong Bo Shao,Shu Guang Hao,Yu Ping Luo,Ji Bo Xing,Zhi Yong Liu
Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
Release : 2012-05-14
ISBN : 3038138371
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The present volumes comprise papers which will provide comprehensive information on the topics of Traditional Building Materials; Advanced Building Materials; Architectural Design, Architectural Art and its Theory; Building Technology and Science; Urban Planning and Design; Landscape Planning and Design; Construction Project Management; Architectural Environment and Equipment Engineering; Ecological Architecture; Engineering Management and Engineering Education; Monitoring and Control of Quality Engineering; Sustainable City and Regional Development. The work’s up-to-date and state-of-the art coverage of the worldwide state of these fields make it an invaluable resource.

Rodale s Illustrated Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening

Rodale s Illustrated Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening Book
Author : Rodale Press,Henry Doubleday Research Association
Publisher : Dk Pub
Release : 2002
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A reference on organic gardening provides detailed instruction in and tips on the techniques required to produce fruits and vegetables, flowers, and herbs without the use of chemicals.

Town Country Planning

Town   Country Planning Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2000
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Design Smart

Design Smart Book
Author : B.C. Hydro. Power Smart,Kasian Kennedy Design Partnership
Publisher : Burnaby, B.C. : Power Smart, B.C. Hydro
Release : 1995
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Convene

Convene Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008-07
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Guide for Pavement type Selection

Guide for Pavement type Selection Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2011
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Strategic Plan for Improved Concrete Pavement Surface Characteristics

Strategic Plan for Improved Concrete Pavement Surface Characteristics Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Surface characteristics represent a critical issue facing pavement owners and the concrete paving industry. The traveling public has come to expect smoother, quieter, and better drained pavements, all without compromising safety. The overall surface characteristics issue is extremely complex since all pavement surface characteristics properties, including texture, noise, friction, splash/spray, rolling resistance, reflectivity/illuminance, and smoothness, are complexly related. The following needs and gaps related to achieving desired pavement surface characteristics need to be addressed: determine how changes in one surface characteristic affect, either beneficially or detrimentally, other characteristics of the pavement, determine the long-term surface and acoustic durability of different textures, and develop, evaluate, and standardize new data collection and analysis tools. It is clear that an overall strategic and coordinated research approach to the problem must be developed and pursued to address these needs and gaps.

Advanced Building Materials

Advanced Building Materials Book
Author : Guang Fan Li,Yong Huang,Chao He Chen
Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
Release : 2011-05-17
ISBN : 3038136050
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This collection of papers, which was subjected to strict peer-review by 2 to 4 expert referees, aims to collect together the latest advances in, and applications of, traditional constructional materials, advanced constructional materials and green building materials. It cannot fail to suggest new ideas and strategies to be tried in this field.

Achieving Sustainability in Construction

Achieving Sustainability in Construction Book
Author : Ravindra K. Dhir,Ravindra Dhir,Thomas D. Dyer,Moray D. Newlands
Publisher : Thomas Telford Publishing
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780727734044
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

For opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects, manufacturers and suppliers must focus on the changes that are required to champion concrete and maintain its dominance within the global construction industry. This conference was organised to address these changes.