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Tilte: Fly Ash: Properties, Analysis and Performance

Author  : Jacob Parker
Published Year: 2017
Hardcover: 253 pages
Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1536105163
ISBN-13: 978-1536105162

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Tilte: Fly Ash Zeolites: Innovations, Applications, and Directions (Advanced Structured Materials)

Author  : Dr Bhagwanjee Jha
Published Year: 2016
Hardcover: 211 pages
Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2016 edition
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9811014027
ISBN-13: 978-9811014024

This book presents a thorough review of the state-of-knowledge and recent innovations in the synthesis of pure and improved grades of fly ash zeolites (FAZ). Addressing improvements to conventional methods, it also showcases a novel technique for the synthesis of high cation exchangers from fly ash and detailed characterization techniques for the products obtained. In addition, it examines in detail various areas of specific applications of fly ash zeolites.

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Tilte: Stone Sludge Fly ash Bricks

Author  : Mamata Rajgor, Jayeshkumar Pitroda
Published Year: 2016
Hardcover: 260 pages
Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Language: English
ISBN-10: 3659965138
ISBN-13: 978-3-659-96513-5

In this book, a brief introduction to the Stone Industry Waste (Sludge) and Thermal Industry Waste Fly Ash as raw materials in brick construction industry. The feasibility of using the Stone sludge’s in Fly ash brick production as partial Replacement of fly ash and lime. Construction industry consumes huge amount of natural resources and often generates large quantities of construction Sludge. So it is necessary to reduce the Stone sludge either in the form of solids or slurry and utilization in different construction activities. Here we used Stone sludge in Fly ash brick with Replacement of fly ash and lime which are very important materials of Fly ash bricks and make the new brick “Stone Sludge Fly ash Bricks”. This Bricks Mixes which will give better results in terms of less water absorption, higher compressive strength along with minimum cost. Hence an experimental research study has been conducted for comparing and studying 23 mixes of Stone Sludge Fly ash Bricks on various expect three mixes are suggested which fulfill the criteria of better quality along with economical cost.

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Tilte: Industrial Waste Fly-Ash as a Fertilizer

Author  : Shweta Sao
Published Year: 2015
Hardcover: 108 pages
Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Language: English
ISBN-10: 3659692840
ISBN-13: 978-3-659-69284-0

Fly ash is an industrial waste from coal fired power stations. It is a disposal problem. Nearly, 75 million tones of solid residue are generated each year. The quantities of pollute entering the environments as results of coal utilization increase with the steady growth in the amount of coal being utilized. Electric power generation requires large tonnage of varying quality of coals; therefore it is not possible to ignore trace and toxic elements present in coal. The environmental impact of emissions from coal is of course not only related to the quantity emitted but also to the chemical and physical stage of the emitted elements. There is a divergence in opinion about the use of fly ash in agriculture. Fly ash contains toxic elements like lead, zinc, antimony, and arsenic. Which inhibit crop growth. Fly ash particulate matter in the air reaches the Gastrointestinal tract and lungs; it causes asthma and related diseases of lungh.But the recent work on fly ash in the crop field reveals important results, Fly as is basic in nature and has been demonstrated.

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Tilte: Properties of Concrete Containing High Volume Fly Ash

Author  : Balamohan Balakrishnan, A.S.M. Abdul Awal
Published Year: 2015
Hardcover: 112 pages
Publisher: Scholars' Press
Language: English
ISBN-10: 363976885X
ISBN-13: 978-3-639-76885-5

This book offers the construction industry professional an in-depth description of the use of high-volume fly ash in concrete. Importance is placed on the need for increased utilization of coal-fired power plant waste in lieu of Portland cement materials to eliminate increased carbon dioxide emissions during the production of cement. Also addressed is the significant increase in the concrete durability performance with the use of 40 percent and above of fly ash by weight. The book also contains charts of experimental test results of high volume fly ash concrete and also comparison results with concrete made with Ordinary Portland Cement.

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Tilte: Extraction of Aluminium from Coal Fly Ash

Author  : Alan Shemi
Published Year: 2014
Hardcover: 184 pages
Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Language: English
ISBN-10: 3659513830
ISBN-13: 978-3-659-51383-1

Hydrometallurgical and chemical extraction technologies provide a process route for resource recovery of valuable metals from both primary as well as secondary resources. Although the leaching of coal fly ash (CFA) has been a subject of active study in recent years, information is limited regarding the separate leaching of alumina phases in the ash. This book explores factors that influence the process of aluminium extraction from CFA. Data collection and analysis techniques involved experimentation strategies such as statistical design of experiments (DOE), response surface methodology (RSM) and central composite rotatable design (CCRD). Based on the response characteristics of the two alumina phases, a two-step acid leach technique was formulated to extract aluminium from CFA using an inorganic acid. The book makes a technical contribution by providing information which can further be used as a basis for developing viable alternative process technologies for the production of smelter grade alumina from CFA. The book will be useful to the scientific community, graduate and postgraduate students in metallurgical and chemical engineering, and commercial venture SME managers.

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Tilte: Coal Combustion Products Utilization Handbook

Author  : Bruce W. Ramme and Mathew P. Tharaniyil, 2013 

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Tilte: Fly Ash in Concrete:

Author  : R C Joshi, R P Lohita, 13-Nov-1997 

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Since it was first recognized as a mineral admixture for concrete in the 1930's, fly ash has been the subject of worldwide study as researchers work to maximize its economical and environmental benefits. In recent years, investigations have focused on the physical, chemical and mineralogical characteristics of fly ash and their specific correlation to the performance of concrete. This book collects the latest results from these various studies and offers a complete review of the advantages of fly ash as an admixture in concrete, including strength development and improved chemical resistance and durability. A review of the current international standards on fly ash usage is provided, in addition to an extensive reference list and a complete survey of various other fly ash products, such as bricks, mineral wool and gypsum wall boards, as well as the use of fly ash in waste management.

Tilte: Reclamation, Treatment and Utilization of Coal Mining Wastes

Author  : A.K.M. Rainbow Elsevier, 02-Dec-2012 

Destined to become a major reference work, this book presents a wide range of specialist papers on the exploitation of coal mining wastes (minestone). Up-to-date developments and research results are reported from all over the world, providing a wealth of information for civil and mining engineers, environmentalists, and land reclamation specialists.

Title: Mineral Admixtures in Cement and Concrete Published

Author: Jayant D. Bapat , August 6, 2012 by CRC Press


Written to meet the requirements of engineers working in construction and concrete manufacturing, Mineral Admixtures in Cement and Concrete focuses on how to make more workable and durable concrete using mineral admixtures. In particular, it covers pulverized fuel ash (PFA), blast furnace slag (BFS), silica fume (SF), rice husk ash (RHA), and metakaolin (MK), as well as some new admixtures currently under investigation. For each mineral admixture, the book looks at manufacturing and processing, physical characteristics, chemical and mineralogical composition, quality control, and reported experiences. It also examines the provisions of national standards on the admixture’s addition to cement and concrete. References to microstructures and chemistry are kept to a minimum and only discussed to the extent necessary to help readers apply the admixtures in practice. The book also addresses hydration, presenting the relevant chemistry and detailing the impact of adding mineral admixtures to concrete. A chapter on strength and durability explains the mechanisms, models, and standards related to concrete deterioration and how to mitigate carbonation, alkali-aggregate reactions, chloride attack and corrosion of reinforcement, external and internal sulphate attack, decalcification, and freeze-thaw action.

This book is a useful reference for practicing engineers and students alike. It brings together, in one volume, information on the materials, hydration, and the strength and durability of cement and concrete with mineral admixtures. Offering a deeper understanding of mineral admixtures, it encourages engineers to more effectively use these and other wastes in cement and concrete to support more sustainable growth of the cement and construction industry.


Title: Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification, 3rd Edition


Author: Ross SpiegelDru Meadows


The ultimate user's manual to green building materials To properly select and specify green building materials, successful architects need authoritative, real-world advice on how to select and use nontoxic, recycled, and recyclable products, and how to integrate these products into the design process in order to capitalize on the many practical and economic advantages of "going green." Green Building Materials, Third Edition is the most reliable, up-to-date resource to meet today's green building challenges—from reducing waste and improving energy efficiency to promoting proper code compliance and safeguarding against liability claims.


Written by two nationally known experts on green building methods and materials, Green Building Materials, Third Edition offers in-depth, practical information on the product selection, product specification, and construction process. This new Third Edition is an excellent hands-on guide to today's newest range of green building materials: what they are, where to find them, how to use them effectively, and how to address LEED requirements. Organized by CSI MasterFormat® category for fast access to specific information, it features: A new chapter on eco-labels, green standards, and product certificationA new appendix providing reference information for sustainability standards and standards development organizationsNew sample specifications, including green power requirements, vegetated green roof systems, rainwater harvesting, and water reuse systemsRevised and updated review of trends affecting the future of green building materialsUpdated approach and reference information for the product selection processGreen Building Materials, Third Edition is an essential tool for designing environmentally friendly buildings—ones made from materials that preserve the Earth's natural legacy for future generations.


Title: Fly Ash based Geopolymer Composites


Authors: Ravindra Thakur,   Somnath Ghosh ISBN : 843392382,  9783843392389

Geopolymers are currently attracting widespread attention due to their  potential utilization as high performance, environmental friendly and  sustainable alternative to Portland cement. The present research  reports the manufactur


Title: Concrete Construction  Engineering Handbook

Authors: Edward G. Nawy ISBN : 0849374928 ,  9780849374920

The first edition of this comprehensive work quickly filled the need  for an in-depth handbook on concrete construction engineering  and technology. Living up to the standard set by its best selling  predecessor, this second edition of the Concrete Construction  Engineering Handbook covers the entire range of issues  pertaining to the construction and design of reinforced and  prestressed concrete structures. New and Updated Topics  include:


1.The latest advances in engineered concrete materials and  special concrete applications include architectural concrete.rehensive work quickly filled the need  for an in-depth handbook on concrete construction engineering  and technology. Living up to the standard set by its best selling  predecessor, this second edition of the Concrete Construction  Engineering Handbook covers the entire range of issues  pertaining to the construction and design of reinforced and  prestressed concrete structures. New and Updated Topics  include:


1.The latest advances in engineered concrete materials and  special concrete applications include architectural concrete.

2.Reinforced concrete construction and recommendations on  the vast array of types of constructed facilities.


Title: Smart & Sustainable Built Environments

Authors: PS Brandon; J Yang;   A C Sidwell ISBN : 1405124229  9781405124225, Pages : 346


“Blueprint for Green Affordable Housing” is a guide for  housing developers, advocates, public agency staff, and the  financial community that offers specific guidance on  incorporating green building strategies into the design,  construction, and operation of affordable housing developments. The book focuses on topics of specific relevance to affordable housing including how green building adds value to affordable housing, the integrated design process, best practices in green design for affordable housing, green operations and maintenance, innovative funding and finance etc. It is first book of its kind to present  information regarding green building that is specifically  tailored to the affordable housing development community.



 Title: Global Engineering And Construction

Authors: J. K. Yates  ISBN : 0471743828 Pages : 400


The essential manual for managing global engineering and construction projects and working with multinational project teams.


The first book written for operations-level engineers, constructors, and students, Global Engineering and Construction is an essential manual for navigating the confusing world of engineering and construction in the global arena and for working on multinational teams. From project management to finance, global construction to alliances, international standards to competitiveness, this book contains country- and region-specific information on cultural issues, legal systems, bid estimates, scheduling, business practices, productivity improvement, and tips for successfully working on and managing global projects. This book also provides a useful glossary and numerous case studies illustrating practices in the real world. 

Global Engineering and Construction features the latest coverage on such topics as:

·         Project management

·         Engineering design

·         Designing for terrorism

·         Kidnapping protection

·         Construction failures

·         Preparing to work globally

·         Safety Issues

·         Legal Issues

·         Technical and quality standards

·         Environmental issues

·         Productivity improvement

·         Planning and engineering delays and mitigation strategies

·         Concepts of culture and global issues

·         Global competitiveness

·         Global engineering and construction alliances

·         Global financing techniques

·         Country-specific information


Title: Special Inorganic Cements

Author: Ivan Odler, ISBN : 978-0-419-22790-8   Pages : 416

Special inorganic cements need to be used instead of standard Portland cement in certain specialist applications, such as oil well drilling or in a high temperature location. In other cases they might allow for lower production costs or a reduction in enviromental damage. No other book is dedicated to this subject, and it draws together information which is widely scattered in the technical literature. The various special cements are described, and their chemistry and mineralogy is outlined along with the appropriate manufacturing processes, their hydration and hydration properties, and their applications