Handbook of Fly Ash

Handbook of Fly Ash
Author: Kamal K. Kar
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 869
Release: 2021-11-07
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780128176870

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The drive to develop more sustainable materials has made fly ash a valuable raw material in many different applications. Comprehensive and authoritative, Handbook of Fly Ash highlights the latest research efforts to develop the properties of fly ash to maximum utility while safeguarding the environment. This book takes an interdisciplinary approach to the research into the classification and compositions of various types of fly ash, such as bottom ash and boiler slag, special classes of fly ash, and their sources around the globe. This is followed by a discussion of fly ash-reinforced composites, such as elastomer-based composites and metal matrix composites. This book also covers a wide range of applications of fly ash in cement, concrete, bricks and blocks, road construction, wastewater treatment, and scrubber sludge solidification. Highlights the recent developments in the utilization of fly ash including its preparation, functionalization, properties, and handling. Places a focus on a wide variety of fly ash applications including recent innovations, such as alkali-activated binder, polypropylene composite, and geopolymer concrete. Includes comprehensive coverage of the characteristics of fly ash with a particular focus on health hazards if it is not properly disposed. Discusses fly ash-reinforced composites, such as polymer/elastomer-based composites and metal matrix composites.

Handbook on Fly Ash in Concrete

Handbook on Fly Ash in Concrete
Author: N. Benscheidt
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2010
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 3764005270

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Handbook on Fly Ash in Concrete

Handbook on Fly Ash in Concrete
Author: Dietmar Lutze,Wolfgang Vom Berg
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2013
Genre: Cement
ISBN: 3764005580

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When used as an addition and binder component, fly ash has become an indispensable construction material for many concrete applications. The conditions produced in power stations when firing fine pulverized coal result in the formation of a reactive, flour-fine, pozzolanic mineral material from the accompanying rock in the coal. Owing to its specific characteristics it has a positive impact on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete and facilitates cost-effective production of high-grade, durable concretes. The authors of this handbook have combined the latest discoveries from the field of research with practical experience of the use and effects of fly ash in concrete. This handbook provides the necessary information and makes interesting suggestions for selective use of fly ash in concrete.

Handbook on fly ash in concrete

Handbook on fly ash in concrete
Author: Dietmar Lutze,Wolfgang vom Berg
Publsiher: Verlag Bau+Technik
Total Pages: 188
Release: 2013-03-20
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9783764005375

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When used as an addition and binder component, fly ash has become an indispensable construction material for many concrete applications. The conditions produced in power stations when firing fine pulverized coal result in the formation of a reactive, flour-fine, pozzolanic mineral material from the accompanying rock in the coal. Owing to its specific characteristics it has a positive impact on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete and facilitates cost-effective production of high-grade, durable concretes. The authors of this handbook have combined the latest discoveries from the field of research with practical experience of the use and effects of fly ash in concrete. This handbook provides the necessary information and makes interesting suggestions for selective use of fly ash in concrete.

Handbook of Low Carbon Concrete

Handbook of Low Carbon Concrete
Author: Ali Nazari,Jay G Sanjayan
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 442
Release: 2016-09-30
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780128045404

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Handbook of Low Carbon Concrete brings together the latest breakthroughs in the design, production, and application of low carbon concrete. In this handbook, the editors and contributors have paid extra attention to the emissions generated by coarse aggregates, emissions due to fine aggregates, and emissions due to cement, fly ash, GGBFS, and admixtures. In addition, the book provides expert coverage on emissions due to concrete batching, transport and placement, and emissions generated by typical commercially produced concretes. Includes the tools and methods for reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases Explores technologies, such as carbon capture, storage, and substitute cements Provides essential data that helps determine the unique factors involved in designing large, new green cement plants

Handbook of advances in Alkali activated Concrete

Handbook of advances in Alkali activated Concrete
Author: F Pacheco Torgal,Prinya Chindaprasirt,Togay Ozbakkaloglu
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 578
Release: 2021-12-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780323854702

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Advances on Alkali-activated Concrete, provides comprehensive information on materials, structural properties and realistic potential for the application of alkali-activated concretes and cements. Divided over seven key parts, including the design of alkali-activated concrete, their fabrication and curing, rheology, properties of alkali-activated concrete, durability, dynamic performance and LCA, the book will be an essential reference resource for academic and industrial researchers, materials scientists, chemists, manufacturers and civil engineers working with alkali-activated materials and concrete structures. Provides an essential guide on the latest developments in alkali-activated concrete Comprehensively examines alkali-activated concrete performance under cyclic loading Includes concrete systems containing coarser aggregates Presents several important cases studies of application

Handbook of Alkali Activated Cements Mortars and Concretes

Handbook of Alkali Activated Cements  Mortars and Concretes
Author: Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,João Labrincha,C Leonelli,A Palomo,P Chindaprasit
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 852
Release: 2014-11-20
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781782422884

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This book provides an updated state-of-the-art review on new developments in alkali-activation. The main binder of concrete, Portland cement, represents almost 80% of the total CO2 emissions of concrete which are about 6 to 7% of the Planet’s total CO2 emissions. This is particularly serious in the current context of climate change and it could get even worse because the demand for Portland cement is expected to increase by almost 200% by 2050 from 2010 levels, reaching 6000 million tons/year. Alkali-activated binders represent an alternative to Portland cement having higher durability and a lower CO2 footprint. Reviews the chemistry, mix design, manufacture and properties of alkali-activated cement-based concrete binders Considers performance in adverse environmental conditions. Offers equal emphasis on the science behind the technology and its use in civil engineering.

Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook

Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook
Author: Edward G. Nawy
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1584
Release: 2008-06-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781420007657

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The first edition of this comprehensive work quickly filled the need for an in-depth handbook on concrete construction engineering and technology. Living up to the standard set by its bestselling predecessor, this second edition of the Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook covers the entire range of issues pertaining to the construction