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Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering, Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco-efficient Concrete

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Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering, Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco-efficient Concrete - ISBN: 9780081026762
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Bindwijze: Boek, Paperback (01-11-2018)
Genre: Techniek
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Beschrijving

Although plastic is certainly a globally important product, there are many environmental concerns associated with its use.

In recent years researchers working in the field of civil engineering have been engaged in investigations about the reuse of waste plastic in construction. For the first time, in one comprehensive volume, the authors present a state-of-the art review on the application and use of recycled plastics in concrete construction. Divided over three parts, the introductory chapters begin by looking at the processing of plastic waste including techniques for separation, and production of plastic aggregates and recycled plastic fibers. Part Two focuses on the production of concrete with recycled plastic as an aggregate or binder and includes chapters on the fresh properties of concrete with plastic aggregates; 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 wastes powder with enhanced neutron radiation shielding and recycling of plastic in asphalt concrete; and the use of recycled plastic as partial replacement of bitumen in asphalt concrete. The final Part looks at the manufacturing of concrete with recycled plastic fibres. There are chapters on the fresh properties of concrete with plastic fibres; the mechanical properties of concrete reinforced with plastic fibres; shrinkage of concrete with plastic fibres; performance of asphalt concrete with plastic fibres; properties of self-compacting concrete reinforced with polypropylene fibers and durability of recycled plastic fibre-reinforced concrete; freeze-thaw resistance of concrete reinforced with plastic fibres and life cycle assessment.

The book will be a valuable reference for academics, and industrial researchers working with the use of plastics in concrete construction, in polymer production technologies, concrete producers and manufacturers, as well as civil and structural engineers.



  • Describes the main types of recycled plastics that can be applied in concrete manufacturing
  • For the first time, state-of-the art knowledge on the properties of conventional concrete with recycled plastics will be synthesized into a single book
  • Discusses the technological challenges for concrete manufactures for mass production of recycled concrete from plastic waste

Details

Titel: Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering, Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco-efficient Concrete
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Paperback
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 630
Uitgever: Elsevier Science
Publicatiedatum: 2018-11-01
NUR: Techniek
Afmetingen: 229 x 152
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780081026762
Intern nummer: 42581897

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Provides an up-to-date, state-of-the-art review of the application and use of recycled plastics in concrete construction

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