Sustainable Construction Materials: Copper Slag, 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 525 publications and contributed by 1107 authors from 442 institutions in 48 countries from 1970 to 2016. This volume's main focus lies in copper slag as a construction material, systematically analyzing, evaluating, and modeling the information for use in cement, concrete, ceramics, geotechnics, and road pavement applications.
Related environmental issues, case studies, and standards are also discussed. The book helps users avoid repetitive research and save valuable resources, giving them more latitude to explore new research to progress the use of sustainable construction materials. It is structured in an incisive and easy to digest manner.
As an excellent reference source, the book is particularly suited for researchers, academics, design engineers, specifiers, contractors, developers, and certifying and regulatory authorities who seek to promote sustainability within the construction sector.
- Provides an extensive source of valuable database information supported by an exhaustive and comprehensively organized list of globally published literature spanning 40-50 years, up to 2016, with 5000 references
- Offers an analysis, evaluation, repackaging, and modeling of existing knowledge, encouraging more responsible use of waste materials in construction
- Presents a wealth of knowledge for use in many sectors relating to the construction profession
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|Size: ||8.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Woodhead Publishing|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780081009888 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|