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Achieving sustainability in construction : proceedings of the international conference held at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK on 5-6 July 2005

Author: Ravindra K Dhir; Thomas D Dyer; Moray D Newlands
Publisher: London : Thomas Telford, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ravindra K Dhir; Thomas D Dyer; Moray D Newlands
ISBN: 0727734040 9780727734044
DOI: 10.1680/asic.34044
OCLC Number: 61137804
Description: xv, 443 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction Organising Committee Scientific and Technical Committee Collaborating Institutions Sponsoring Organisations With Exhibition Exhibiting Organisations Supporting Institutions Opening Paper Sustainable Concrete Structures - A Win-Win Situation for Industry and Society THEME 1 EFFICIENT USE OF ENERGY AND RAW MATERIALS Keynote paper Sustainable Development in Construction - Theory, Feasibility and Practice Using Raw Materials and Energy Properties of Fly Ash from Real-Scale Co-Combustion Experiments Waste Generation Issues in Petroleum Producing Communities in Nigeria Study of Early Hydration of Cement Pastes Containing Alternative Calcium Sulfate Bearing Materials Peculiarities of Synthesizing Artificial Zeolites on a Fly Ash Basis and their Usage for Modification of Specially Destined Concrete Performance of Concrete with Mining Sand as an Alternative Non-Conventional Material Influence of Modifying Admixtures on Properties of Foam Glass Obtained by Using Ashes Resulting from Incineration of Household Waste. Innovative Materials for Concrete - An Overview Construction Materials Management Adopting GIS Technology The Significance of Embedded Energy for Building in a Tropical Country Design and Evaluation of Sustainable Concrete Production Green Buildings and Flyash Concrete - The Commerce City, Colorado Project Concrete Mixes for Desert Environments Contribution of Mixed Cements in Production of More Durable and Sustainable Concrete Concrete Mixing & Curing: The Influence of Waste Water on the Characteristic Strength of Concrete THEME 2 POLLUTION, WASTE AND RECYCLING Keynote Paper Sustainability of the Cement and Concrete Industries Development of Self Compacting Concrete for Prefabricated Street Furniture Drying Shrinkage and Modulus of Elasticity of Sand and Total Lightweight Concretes Construction Potential of a Mining By-Product Refractory Properties of Insulating Materials from Secondary Cementitious Materials (SCMs) Maximum Dosage of Glass Cullet as Fine Aggregate in Mortar Durability Performance of Recycled Aggregate Concrete Performance of Concrete Containing Fly Ash at Early Ages Use of Recycling Tyre Rubber as Aggregates in Silica Fume Concrete Engineering and Durability properties of Concrete Containing Waste Glass Potential for Recycling Demolished Concrete and Building Rubble in Kuwait The Manufacture of Precast Building Blocks Utilising Recycled Construction and Demolition Waste Best Practicable Environmental Options (BPEOs) for Recycling Demolition Waste Cost Effective and Good Performance Concrete for Sustainable Construction Through Recycling Room Temperature Granulated Fly Ash on a Fixed Bed As Sorbent for Organic Contaminants from Wastewater Admixtures Effect on Mechanical Strength of a Concrete Made of Recycled Aggregate THEME 3 MINIMISING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT Keynote Paper Environmental Assessment of Cement Based Products: Life Cycle Assessment and the Eco-Concrete Software Tool Freeze-Thaw Resistance of Porous Concrete Mixed with Crushed Roofing Tile Durability of Reinforced Concrete Applying some Expert Systems from the World Wide Web (WWW) Accelerated Carbonation of Portland Cement Mortars Partially Substituted with a Spent Fluid Catalytic Cracking Catalyst (FCC) Fly Ash Blended Cement: An Effective Materials for Addressing Durability Related Issues The Use of Coal Combustion Bottom Ash in Lightweight Masonry Units Does Recycling Fit with Sustainable Use? Development of Technology for Processing Open-Hearth Slag for Composite Construction Materials Industrial Waste Utilisation in Building Elements Stainless Steel in Concrete for Efficiency and Durability Construction Waste Management: Using the 7Rs Golden Rule for Industrial Ecology THEME 4 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING WITH CEMENT AND CINCRETE Keynote Paper Improvement of Concrete Mix Design for Hazardous Material Storage
Responsibility: edited by Ravindra K. Dhir, Tom D. Dyer and Moray D. Newlands.
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