Siddique, Rafat.

Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete [electronic resource] / by Rafat Siddique. - Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008. - online resource.

Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag -- Metakaolin -- Recycled/Waste Plastic -- Scrap Tires -- Waste Glass -- Coal Fly Ash -- Rice Husk Ash -- Municipal Solid Waste Ash -- Wood Ash -- Volcanic Ash -- Cement Kiln Dust -- Foundry Sand.

Non-hazardous waste materials and by-products which are mostly landfilled can be used in making concrete and similar construction materials. This book gives a summary of this usage: one chapter is devoted to each material, comprising an introduction, chemical and physical properties, usage potential, and the impact of the material on the various properties of concrete. The waste materials and by-products covered in the book are; granulated blast furnace slag, metakaolin, waste and recycled plastics, scrap-tire, waste glass, coal fly ash, rice husk ash, municipal solid waste ash, wood ash, volcanic ash, cement kiln dust and foundry sand.


10.1007/978-3-540-74294-4 doi

Building construction.
Soil conservation.
Building Materials.
Ceramics, Glass, Composites, Natural Methods.
Materials Science.
Soil Science & Conservation.



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