Sustainability of Construction Materials

Until recently, much of the development of building materials has predominantly focused on producing cheaper, stronger and more durable construction materials. More recently attention has been given to the environmental issues in manufacturing, using, disposing and recycling of construction materials. Sustainability of construction materials brings together a wealth of recent research on the subject. The first part of the book gives a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the sustainability of the following building materials: aggregates; timber, wood and bamboo; vegetable fibres; masonry; cement, concrete and cement replacement materials; metals and alloys; glass; and engineered wood products. A final group of chapters cover the use of waste tyre rubber in civil engineering works, the durability of sustainable construction materials and nanotechnologies for sustainable construction. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Sustainability of construction materials is a standard reference for anyone involved in the construction and civil engineering industries with an interest in the highly important topic of sustainability. Provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the sustainability of a variety of construction materials ranging from wood and bamboo to cement and concrete Assesses the durability of sustainable construction materials including the utilisation of waste tyre rubber and vegetable fibres Collates a wealth of recent research including relevant case studies as well as an investigation into future trends

Produk Detail:

  • Author : Jamal Khatib
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 900 pages
  • ISBN : 1845695844
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
CLICK HERE TO GET THIS BOOKSustainability of Construction Materials

Sustainability of Construction Materials

Sustainability of Construction Materials
  • Author : Jamal Khatib
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 April 2009
GET THIS BOOKSustainability of Construction Materials

Until recently, much of the development of building materials has predominantly focused on producing cheaper, stronger and more durable construction materials. More recently attention has been given to the environmental issues in manufacturing, using, disposing and recycling of construction materials. Sustainability of construction materials brings together a wealth of recent research on the subject. The first part of the book gives a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the sustainability of the following building materials: aggregates; timber, wood and bamboo; vegetable

Sustainable Construction and Building Materials

Sustainable Construction and Building Materials
  • Author : Bibhuti Bhusan Das,Narayanan Neithalath
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 December 2018
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Construction and Building Materials

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

Sustainable Construction Materials

Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Author : Ravindra K. Dhir OBE,Jorge de Brito,Rui V. Silva,Chao Qun Lye
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 05 January 2019
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Construction Materials

Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Aggregate focuses on the massive systematic need that is necessary to encourage the uptake of recycled and secondary materials (RSM) in the construction industry. This book is the fifth and the last of the series on sustainable construction materials and like the previous four, it is also different to the norm. Its uniqueness lies in using the newly developed, Analytical Systemisation Method, in building the data-matrix sourced from 1413 publications, contributed by 2213 authors from 965 institutions in 67 countries,

Advances in Sustainable Construction Materials

Advances in Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Author : Sabyasachi Biswas,Subhadeep Metya,Sanjay Kumar,Pijush Samui
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 12 May 2021
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Sustainable Construction Materials

This book presents select proceedings of National Conference on Advances in Sustainable Construction Materials (ASCM 2020) and examines a range of durable, energy-efficient, and next-generation construction materials produced from industrial wastes and by-products. The topics covered include sustainable materials and construction, innovations in recycling concrete, green buildings and innovative structures, utilization of waste materials in construction, geopolymer concrete, self-compacting concrete by using industrial waste materials, nanotechnology and sustainability of concrete, environmental sustainability and development, recycling solid wastes as road construction materials,

Sustainable Construction Materials

Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Author : Ravindra K. Dhir OBE,Gurmel S. Ghataora,Ciaran J. Lynn
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 26 October 2016
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Construction Materials

Sustainable Construction Materials: Sewage Sludge Ash, part of a series of five, aims to promote the use of sustainable construction materials. It is different from the norm, with its uniqueness lying in the development of a data matrix sourced from over 600 publications and contributed by 1107 authors from 442 institutions in 48 countries from 1970 to 2016, all focusing on the subject of sewage sludge ash as a construction material, and systematically analyzing, evaluating, and modeling the information for use in cement, concrete, ceramics, geotechnics,

Materials for Sustainable Sites

Materials for Sustainable Sites
  • Author : Meg Calkins
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 22 September 2008
GET THIS BOOKMaterials for Sustainable Sites

This complete guide to the evaluation, selection, and use of sustainable materials in the landscape features strategies to minimize environmental and human health impacts of conventional site construction materials as well as green materials. Providing detailed current information on construction materials for sustainable sites, the book introduces tools, techniques, ideologies and resources for evaluating, sourcing, and specifying sustainable site materials. Chapters cover types of materials, both conventional and emerging green materials, environmental and human health impacts of the material, and

Sustainable Construction Materials: Sewage Sludge Ash

Sustainable Construction Materials: Sewage Sludge Ash
  • Author : Ravindra K. Dhir Obe,Gurmel S. Ghataora,Ciaran J. Lynn
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 November 2016
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Construction Materials: Sewage Sludge Ash

This book, as part of a series of five, aims to promote the use of sustainable construction materials. It is different to the norm and its uniqueness lies in developing a data matrix sourced from 525 publications, contributed by 1107 authors from 442 institutions in 48 countries from 1970 to 2016, on the subject of sewage sludge ash as a construction material, and systematically analysing, evaluating and modelling this information for use in cement, concrete, ceramics, geotechnics and road pavement applications. Related environmental issues, case studies

Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies

Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies
  • Author : Yoon-Moon Chun,Peter Claisse,Tarun R. Naik,Eshmaiel Ganjian
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 November 2020
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Construction Materials and Technologies

The construction materials industry is a major user of the world’s resources. While enormous progress has been made towards sustainability, the scope and opportunities for improvements are significant. To further the effort for sustainable development, a conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies was held at Coventry University, Coventry, U.K., from June 11th - 13th, 2007, to highlight case studies and research on new and innovative ways of achieving sustainability of construction materials and technologies. This book presents selected,

Sustainable Construction Materials

Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Author : Habeeb Lateef Muttashar Alzuabidi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 January 2019
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Construction Materials

Rapid industrial growth has witnessed the ever-increasing utilization of sand from rivers for various construction purposes, which has caused disruption to natural ecosystems. Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet presents an investigation into the capacity for these minerals to serve as a sand replacement and as a viable, sustainable construction material to help mitigate the current rate of exploitation of river sand. Features: Presents the effects of spent garnet on the fresh and hardened characteristics of self-compacting geopolymer concrete in

Dam Engineering

Dam Engineering
  • Author : Hasan Tosun
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 20 February 2019
GET THIS BOOKDam Engineering

Dams and their auxiliary structures are built to provide water for human consumption, irrigating lands, generating hydroelectric power, and use in industrial processes. They are critical structures for continuing life and providing public safety. Construction of a dam is a complicated task that requires sophisticated modern technology and technical expertise. Scientists need to review and adjust their perspectives on designing embankments and their related structures, and compaction and consolidation of fill material, behavior of concrete materials, geotechnical and seismological studies

Sustainability of Construction Materials

Sustainability of Construction Materials
  • Author : Jamal Khatib
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 12 August 2016
GET THIS BOOKSustainability of Construction Materials

Sustainability of Construction Materials, Second Edition, explores an increasingly important aspect of construction. In recent years, serious consideration has been given to environmental and societal issues in the manufacturing, use, disposal, and recycling of construction materials. This book provides comprehensive and detailed analysis of the sustainability issues associated with these materials, mainly in relation to the constituent materials, processing, recycling, and lifecycle environmental impacts. The contents of each chapter reflect the individual aspects of the material that affect sustainability, such

Sustainable Construction and Building Materials

Sustainable Construction and Building Materials
  • Author : Sayed Hemeda
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 13 March 2019
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Construction and Building Materials

This book sheds light on recent advances in sustainable construction and building materials with special emphasis on the characterization of natural and composite hydraulic mortars, advanced concrete technology, green building materials, and application of nanotechnology to the improvement of the design of building materials. The book covers in detail the characterization of natural hydraulic lime mortars, a decade of research on self-healing concrete, biocomposite cement binding process and performance, development of sustainable building materials from agro-industrial wastes, applications of sugarcane

Sustainable Construction Technologies

Sustainable Construction Technologies
  • Author : Vivian Y. Tam,Khoa N. Le
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 03 January 2019
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Construction Technologies

Sustainable Construction Technologies: Life-Cycle Assessment provides practitioners with a tool to help them select technologies that are financially advantageous even though they have a higher initial cost. Chapters provide an overview of LCA and how it can be used in conjunction with other indicators to manage construction. Topics covered include indoor environment quality, energy efficiency, transport, water reuse, materials, land use and ecology, and more. The book presents a valuable tool for construction professionals and researchers that want to apply

Sustainable Construction Materials

Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Author : Ravindra K. Dhir OBE,Jorge de Brito,Rui V. Silva,Ciaran J. Lynn
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 18 October 2017
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Construction Materials

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 and CO2 emissions. Realistically, this change can only be realized and sustained through engineering ingenuity and new concepts in design. Although a great deal of research has been published over