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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.

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Table of Contents

Section 1. Recycled aggregate concrete 1. Sources of recycled aggregates for concrete production 2. Pretreatment of recycle aggregates

Section 2. High-performance concrete with recycled aggregates 3. Properties of recycled aggregates for high performance concrete 4. Rheological properties of fresh recycled concrete 5. Durability of high-performance recycled aggregate concrete 6. Research on improving the properties and functionalities of recycled aggregate concrete 7. Creep and shrinkage performance of high-performance recycled aggregate concrete 8. Producing high-performance concrete from contaminated recycled aggregates 9. Photocatalytic recycled aggregate concrete for air-purifying purpose

Section 3. Newly developed multi-functional recycled aggregate concrete 10. Self-cleaning fair-faced concrete adopting recycled aggregates 11. Recycled aggregate concrete for pavement rapid repair 12. Self-compacting concrete adopting recycled aggregates 13. Pervious concrete adopting recycled aggregate for environmental sustainability 14. Latest development of 3D printing adopting recycled aggregate

Section 4. Waste management policies and practices of concrete recycling 15. Existing sustainability rating systems in adopting waste reuse 16. Entire concrete waste reuse model 17. SWOT analysis of promoting recycled aggregate concrete 18. Life Cycle Assessment for adopting recycled aggregates in concrete


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.