Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete

Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete

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Non-hazardous waste materials and by-products which are mostly landfilled, can be used in making concrete and similar construction materials. This book gives an 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.recycling of plastic wastes into useful products, and these are: (i) contamination of plastic wastes with other materials such ... the liberation and its impact on the separation ofpersonal computer (PC) scrap and printed circuit board (PCB) scrap .

Title:Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete
Author:Rafat Siddique
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-11-13


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