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Title Progress of recycling in the built environment : final report of the RILEM Technical Committee 217-PRE / Enric Vázquez, editor
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series RILEM state-of-the-art reports, 2213-204X ; v. 8
RILEM state of the art reports ; v. 8.
Contents Introduction and Activities / Enric Vázquez -- Construction and Demolition Waste Recycling in a Broader Environmental Perspective / Enric Vázquez -- Overview Regarding Construction and Demolition Waste in Several Countries / Enric Vázquez -- Recycled Concrete / Enric Vázquez -- Use of Fine Fraction / Isabel Martins, Annette Müller, Angel di Maio, John Forth and Jörg Kropp, et al. -- Quality Assurance of Recycled Aggregates / Pilar Alaejos, Marta Sánchez de Juan, Jorge Rueda, Roberto Drummond and Ignacio Valero
Summary This report is a useful tool for countries starting to recycle aggregates or construction and demolition waste. It contains the latest developments in this field, introduces a completely new approach to the procedure of proportioning concrete mixtures with recycled aggregate, references recent publications, opinions and discrepancies in relation to the durability of recycled concrete, such as freeze-thaw standards, studies of chloride penetration and diffusion, and sulfate attacks, the use of the fine fraction <4mm, quality assurance of concrete recycled aggregate, sustainability and recycling construction waste and global impact assessment of urban renewal based on sustainable recycling strategies for construction and demolition waste. This volume will be of interest to recyclers, researchers and consumers
Analysis Engineering
Building construction
Waste disposal
Building Materials
Waste Management/Waste Technology
Structural Materials
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed December 13, 2012)
Subject Construction industry -- Environmental aspects.
Salvage (Waste, etc.)
Recycling (Waste, etc.)
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Waste Management.
Construction industry -- Environmental aspects
Recycling (Waste, etc.)
Salvage (Waste, etc.)
Form Electronic book
Author Vázquez, Enric
RILEM Technical Committee 217-PRE.
ISBN 9789400749085