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Eco efficient Rendering Mortars

Eco efficient Rendering Mortars Book
Author : Catarina Brazao Farinha,Jorge de Brito,Maria Do Rosario Veiga
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2020-12-15
ISBN : 9780128184943
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Using recycled materials in mortars helps both reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill, and the use of natural resources in mortars. Industry, however, has been slow to trust and adopt waste products as raw materials for use in mortars. Eco-Efficient Rendering Mortars focuses on the incorporation of waste materials into cement-based renders, discussing the origins, treatment processes, and properties of relevant wastes. It aims to dispel mistrust through demonstrating the technical feasibility and environmental benefits of eco-efficient rendering mortars. The book considers the characteristics of different waste products, such as aggregates, fillers, binders and additions. The functional requirements of renders are discussed, alongside the impact of wastes on these requirements. Finally, the title considers the lifecycle of and durability of modified mortars. This book offers robust support for, and clear guidance on the use of wastes as a substitute for natural aggregates and binders. Presents evidence supporting the use of wastes as a substitute for natural aggregates and binders Characterizes wastes and considers how best to incorporate different kinds of waste into renders Gives detail on the technical efficiency and environmental impact of different waste materials on mortars Analyses the impact of wastes on render performance in terms of fresh state, mechanical, water, and durability Considers the lifecycle assessment and durability of modified mortars

Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials

Eco efficient Construction and Building Materials Book
Author : Fernando Pacheco Torgal,Said Jalali
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-07-31
ISBN : 9780857298928
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Eco-efficient Construction and Building Materials provides essential reading about materials for the construction industry in the twenty-first century. It covers the latest findings in the field, especially the toxicity aspects, embodied energy, construction and demolition wastes, the use of wastes in concrete, masonry units, materials reinforced with vegetable fibres, earth construction, the durability aspects, and also the importance of nanotechnology to the development of more environmentally-friendly materials. Based on more than nine hundred references, Eco-efficient Construction and Building Materials is of fundamental importance to academics, engineers and architects who are dedicated to the creation of a greener and more holistic construction industry.

Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco efficient Concrete

Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco efficient Concrete Book
Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Jamal Khatib,Francesco Colangelo,Rabin Tuladhar
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2018-11-21
ISBN : 0081027338
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco-efficient Concrete looks at the processing of plastic waste, including techniques for separation, the production of plastic aggregates, the production of concrete with recycled plastic as an aggregate or binder, the fresh properties of concrete with plastic aggregates, the shrinkage of concrete with plastic aggregates, the mechanical properties of concrete with plastic aggregates, toughness of concrete with plastic aggregates, modulus of elasticity of concrete with plastic aggregates, durability of concrete with plastic aggregates, concrete plastic waste powder with enhanced neutron radiation shielding, and more, thus making it a valuable reference for academics and industrial researchers. Describes the main types of recycled plastics that can be applied in concrete manufacturing Presents, for the first time, state-of-the art knowledge on the properties of conventional concrete with recycled plastics Discusses the technological challenges for concrete manufactures for mass production of recycled concrete from plastic waste

Eco efficient concrete

Eco efficient concrete Book
Author : M. Frigione
Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
Release : 2013-02-04
ISBN : 0128089067
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This chapter describes the use of different polymers that can be added to fresh or hardened hydraulic cement, or used to replace the cement. The introduction of polymers can modify the characteristics and properties of concrete, and protect or repair concrete elements.

Eco Efficient Concrete

Eco Efficient Concrete Book
Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,S Jalali,João Labrincha,V M John
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-02-04
ISBN : 0857098993
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Eco-efficient concrete is a comprehensive guide to the characteristics and environmental performance of key concrete types. Part one discusses the eco-efficiency and life cycle assessment of Portland cement concrete, before part two goes on to consider concrete with supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs). Concrete with non-reactive wastes is the focus of part three, including municipal solid waste incinerator (MSWI) concrete, and concrete with polymeric, construction and demolition wastes (CDW). An eco-efficient approach to concrete carbonation is also reviewed, followed by an investigation in part four of future alternative binders and the use of nano and biotech in concrete production. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Eco-efficient concrete is a technical guide for all professionals, researchers and academics currently or potentially involved in the design, manufacture and use of eco-efficient concrete. The first part of the book examines the eco-efficiency and life cycle assessment of Portland cement concrete Chapters in the second part of the book consider concrete with supplementary cementitious materials, including properties and performance Reviews the eco-efficient approach to concrete carbonation

New Trends in Eco efficient and Recycled Concrete

New Trends in Eco efficient and Recycled Concrete Book
Author : Jorge de Brito,Francisco Agrela
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2018-11-16
ISBN : 0081024819
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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New Trends in Eco-efficient and Recycled Concrete describes different recycled materials that have been used in eco-efficient concrete, reviewing previous publications to identify the most effective recycled materials to be applied in concrete manufacture. New trends on eco-efficient concrete are presented, filling a gap in the market. Sections cover various recycled materials applied in concrete production, present the latest on the lifecycle analysis of recycled aggregate concrete, detail new trends in recycled aggregate concrete research, and finally, present updates on upscaling the use of recycled aggregate concrete and structural reliability. Focuses on new trends in recycled aggregate concrete and its applications (rather than the more subjective ‘sustainability’ aspects) Contains very important contributions from researchers in eco-efficient concrete, including Chi Sun Poon, Jorge de Brito, Valeria Corinaldesi, Francisco Agrela, etc. Presents a ‘one stop’ reference for a graduate course on sustainable construction

Product Innovation and Eco Efficiency

Product Innovation and Eco Efficiency Book
Author : Judith E.M. Klostermann,Arnold Tukker
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-03-09
ISBN : 9401589453
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Prefaced by Björn Stigson, President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, this book is one of the few that treats this topic by putting representatives of industry at centre stage. The book systematically addresses the drivers, the tools, and sector-specific elements that play a role in this process. The five chapters in Part I are devoted to a general introduction to eco-efficiency and the related challenges to industry in its implementation. Part II contains 23 case studies, almost all written by industrial experts who tell how they deal with the challenge: what the motivators are, what tools can be used and how they can be implemented, and what are the specific elements in sectors like building, electronics and packaging. These contributions come from multinationals like Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Akzo Nobel, Philips and Ciba-Geigy, as well as small and medium sized enterprises from such sectors as the building and furniture trades.

Engineering Materials

Engineering Materials Book
Author : K.M. Gupta
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-11-13
ISBN : 1482257971
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Introduces Emerging Engineering Materials Mechanical, materials, and production engineering students can greatly benefit from Engineering Materials: Research, Applications and Advances. This text focuses heavily on research, and fills a need for current information on the science, processes, and applications in the field. Beginning with a brief overview, the book provides a historical and modern perspective on material science, and describes various types of engineering materials. It examines the industrial process for emerging materials, determines practical use under a wide range of conditions, and establishes what is needed to produce a new generation of materials. Covers Basic Concepts and Practical Applications The book consists of 18 chapters and covers a variety of topics that include functionally graded materials, auxetic materials, whiskers, metallic glasses, biocomposite materials, nanomaterials, superalloys, superhard materials, shape-memory alloys, and smart materials. The author outlines the latest advancements, including futuristic plastics, sandwich composites, and biodegradable composites, and highlights special kinds of composites, including fire-resistant composites, marine composites, and biomimetics. He also factors in current examples, future prospects, and the latest research underway in materials technology. Contains approximately 160 diagrams and 85 tables Incorporates examples, illustrations, and applications used in a variety of engineering disciplines Includes solved numerical examples and objective questions with answers Engineering Materials: Research, Applications and Advances serves as a textbook and reference for advanced/graduate students in mechanical engineering, materials engineering, production engineering, physics, and chemistry, and relevant researchers and practicing professionals in the field of materials science.

Achieving Sustainability in Construction

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

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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.

Kenya Engineer

Kenya Engineer Book
Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release : 2003
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Athenaeum

   The    Athenaeum Book
Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release : 1871
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Garden

The Garden Book
Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release : 2007
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Terra Britannica

Terra Britannica Book
Author : John Hurd,Ben Gourley
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2000
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

These twelve essays are A celebration of earthen structures in Great Britain and Ireland, ' bringing together different approaches to the subject and the study of these structures in the field. As well as increasing the awareness of these sites, the essays reflect the increasing need to conserve and maintain them. Case studies include: Walse, Solway Plain, East Midlands, Scotland, East Anglia, Wessex, Devon and Cornwall, Ireland.

The Green Self build Book

The Green Self build Book Book
Author : Jon Broome
Publisher : Sustainable Building
Release : 2007
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A highly illustrated, practical handbook on eco-friendly building for homeowners. Whether you want a turf roof, solar-powered hot water, a straw bale home, or a super-insulated (and cost-efficient) house, you need to know the essential elements of the process. In The Green Self-Build Book, Jon Broome gives an overview of the different methods of sustainable and eco-friendly construction techniques for non-professionals. The Green Self-Build Book gives inspiration and information to guide you through the green building process. It is intended for anyone who is planning a do-it-yourself project, and for housing professionals, students, and teachers.