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Multi-functional Concrete with Recycled Aggregates. Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering

  • Book
  • October 2022
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 5576552

Multi-functional Concrete with Recycled Aggregates consists of chapters covering multiple aspects of sustainable concrete materials, inclusive of engineering, environmental, policy, and management factors. With contributing authors worldwide from a variety of disciplines bridged by the theme of sustainability of concrete, this book aims to provide an overview of existing research and practices of traditional recycled aggregate concrete; introduce the latest studies of high-performance concrete adopting recycled aggregates from C&D wastes; disseminate the latest findings of multifunctional recycled aggregate concrete by achieving the waste reuse while realizing other environmental sustainability goals; and link the multipurpose sustainable concrete technical development into the C&D waste management.

Table of Contents

Section 1. Recycled aggregate concrete

1. Sources of recycled aggregates for concrete production

Olubisi Adekunle Ige

2. Pretreatment of recycle aggregates

Kolawole Adisa Olonade, Akindehinde Ayotunde Akindahunsi, Wasiu Olabamiji Ajagbe, Abiola Usman Adebanjo and Murtadha Adekilekun Tijani

Section 2. High-performance concrete with recycled aggregates

3. Properties of recycled aggregates for high performance concrete

O.L. Oke, T.F. Awolusi, O.G. Aluko and E. Babalola

4. Rheological properties of fresh recycled concrete

Zhenhua Duan and Shaodan Hou

5. Durability of high-performance recycled aggregate concrete

Peng Zhang and Jiuwen Bao

6. Research on improving the properties and functionalities of recycled aggregate concrete

Jingwei Ying

7. Creep and shrinkage performance of high-performance recycled aggregate concrete

Zhihai He

8. Producing high-performance concrete from contaminated recycled aggregates

Jianghong Mao

9. Photocatalytic recycled aggregate concrete for air-purifying purpose

Ming-Zhi Guo, Chun Pei and Chi Sun Poon

Section 3. Newly developed multi-functional recycled aggregate concrete

10. Self-cleaning fair-faced concrete adopting recycled aggregates

Yidong Xu, Wei Chen and Tao Jiang

11. Recycled aggregate concrete for pavement rapid repair

Weiwei Chen, Bo Li and Yidong Xu

12. Self-compacting concrete adopting recycled aggregates

Jialei Wang, Juanlan Zhou and Joseph Kangwa

13. Pervious concrete adopting recycled aggregate for environmental sustainability

Wei Chen and Ruoyu Jin

14. Latest development of 3D printing adopting recycled aggregate

Jianzhuang Xiao and Zhenhua Duan

Section 4. Waste management policies and practices of concrete recycling

15. Existing sustainability rating systems in adopting waste reuse

Obas Ebohon and Job Momoh

16. Entire concrete waste reuse model

Abid Hasan and Abbas Elmualim

17. SWOT analysis of promoting recycled aggregate concrete

Abid Hasan and Nilupa Udawatta

18. Life Cycle Assessment for adopting recycled aggregates in concrete

Ping Wu, Job Momoh and Linxi Yang


Yidong Xu School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, NingboTech University, Ningbo, China. Professor Yidong Xu is currently serving as the Director of the Institute for Coastal Engineering Structure and Materials at NingboTech University China. He is a member of the CCH technical committee of RILEM and technical committee member of the Chinese Ceramic Society and the Chinese Civil Engineering Society. Professor Xu's research focuses on sustainable concrete materials and structures, as well as construction engineering and management. As a principle investigator, he has completed 4 research projects funded by the China National Science Foundation and the Zhejiang Provincial Science Foundation, as well as 6 research projects supported by Ningbo Municipal Science Bureau, and over 20 consulting projects sponsored by industry. Professor Xu has published over 100 journal articles and he serves as a peer reviewer for 45 academic journals. He is also the holder of five patented innovations in concrete materials research. Ruoyu Jin School of Built Environment and Architecture, London South Bank University, London, United Kingdom. Dr. Ruoyu Jin is a Charted Builder of the UK-based Charted Institute of Building and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK. He currently works as an Associate Professor in Construction Management at London South Bank University, UK. His main research interests focus on construction waste management, especially recycled aggregate concrete, and digital transformation for construction management. Dr. Jin has completed several research projects (e.g., Innovate UK) in the areas of construction waste management involving recycled aggregate concrete and he also works on Building Information Modeling (BIM) for construction waste management and utilizing recycled aggregates for digital manufacturing of sustainable concrete. He has authored over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles and has one patented innovation in reusing construction waste as sustainable construction materials. He also serves as a peer reviewer for more than 10 international journals in the field of construction materials and construction management, as well as international funding agencies.