Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco-efficient Concrete. Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering

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  • 492 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco-efficient Concrete looks at the processing of plastic waste, including techniques for separation, the production of plastic aggregates, the production of concrete with recycled plastic as an aggregate or binder, the fresh properties of concrete with plastic aggregates, the shrinkage of concrete with plastic aggregates, the mechanical properties of concrete with plastic aggregates, toughness of concrete with plastic aggregates, modulus of elasticity of concrete with plastic aggregates, durability of concrete with plastic aggregates, concrete plastic waste powder with enhanced neutron radiation shielding, and more, thus making it a valuable reference for academics and industrial researchers.

  • Describes the main types of recycled plastics that can be applied in concrete manufacturing
  • Presents, for the first time, state-of-the art knowledge on the properties of conventional concrete with recycled plastics
  • Discusses the technological challenges for concrete manufactures for mass production of recycled concrete from plastic waste

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1. Introduction to the use of recycled plastics in eco-efficient concrete F. Pacheco-Torgal 2.Techniques for separation of plastic wastes Silvia Serranti and Giuseppe Bonifazi 3. Hydraulic separation of plastic wastes Monica Moroni, Emanuela Lupo and Floriana La Marca 4. Production of recycled polypropylene (PP) fibers from industrial plastic waste through melt spinning process Rabin Tuladhar and Shi Yin 5. Fresh properties of concrete containing plastic aggregate Sheelan M. Hama and Nahla N. Hilal 6. Mechanical strength of concrete with PVC aggregates A.A. Mohammed 7. Characteristics of concrete containing EPS J.M. Khatib, B.A. Herki and A. Elkordi 8. Lightweight concrete with polyolefins as aggregates Francesco Colangelo and Ilenia Farina 9. Properties of concrete with plastic polypropylene aggregates Z. Pavlík, M. Pavlíkovalez16. Concrete reinforced with metalized plastic waste fibers Ankur C. Bhogayata 17. Performance of concrete with PVC fibres Senthil Kumar Kaliyavaradhan and Tung-Chai Ling 18. Recycled waste PET for sustainable fiber-reinforced concrete Dora Foti 19. Properties of recycled carpet fiber reinforced concrete Hamid Reza Pakravan, Ali Asghar Asgharian Jeddi, Masoud Jamshidi, Farnaz Memarian and Amir Masoud Saghafi 20. Performance of asphalt concrete with plastic fibres Nura Usman and Mohd Idrus Mohd Masirin 21. Sustainability of using recycled plastic fiber in concrete Rabin Tuladhar and Shi Yin

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Pacheco-Torgal, Fernando
Fernando Pacheco-Torgal is a Senior Researcher in the C-TAC Research Centre at the University of Minho, Portugal. He has authored almost 300 publications, including 96 in ISI Web of Science-WoS and 92 on Scopus. Having received 798 citations in WoS (h-index=15) and 1125 citations on Scopus (h-index=18). He has a SCI Platinum h=30 the highest in the field of civil in Portugal. He has also been the Lead Editor of 14 international books, with more than 500 contributors from 52 countries in the five continents.
Khatib, Jamal
Jamal Khatib is a Professsor of Civil Engineering (Construction Materials) in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton, UK. His research interests are mainly in the area of sustainable construction/structural materials subjected to different environmental conditions, and the use of waste and novel materials in construction applications.
Colangelo, Francesco
Tuladhar, Rabin
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