Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Cementitious Construction Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081024447

Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Cementitious Construction Materials

1st Edition

Editors: Fernando Pacheco-Torgal Caijun Shi Angel Sanchez
Paperback ISBN: 9780081024447
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st June 2018
Page Count: 510
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to carbon dioxide sequestration based cementitious construction materials

Part I. Sequestration methods
2. Carbon dioxide sequestration using aqueous ammonia based
3. Aqueous based carbon dioxide sequestration
4. Carbon dioxide sequestration on vaterite
5. Accelerated carbon dioxide sequestration
6. Modelling carbon dioxide sequestration of steel slag
7. Methods for the assessment of carbon dioxide absorbed by cementitious materials

Part II. Carbonation mechanisms
8. Carbon dioxide sequestration on recycled aggregates
9. Carbon dioxide sequestration on alkali activated based binders
10. Carbon dioxide sequestration on magnesium based binders
11. Carbon dioxide sequestration on OPC-FA-MgO based binders
12. Carbon dioxide sequestration on kaolin-cement composites
13. Carbon dioxide sequestration on phosphogypsum and aluminium-rich industrial wastes
14. Carbon dioxide sequestration on biocement composites

Part III. Performance and cases studies
15. Carbon dioxide sequestration on alkali-activated based mortars with recycled aggregates. Mechanical performance, carbon footprint and cost analysis
16. Carbon dioxide sequestration on alkali-activated based mortars with recycled aggregates. Properties
17. Carbon dioxide sequestration on alkali-activated based mortars with recycled aggregates reinforced by hemp fibres. Properties
18. Carbon dioxide sequestration on alkali-activated based mortars with recycled aggregates reinforced by hemp fibres. Durability
19. Carbon dioxide sequestration on masonry blocks based on industrial wastes


Description

The cement industry represents an important share of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide and the consumption of cement and concrete is going to increase over the coming years due to both economic development and global population growth. WWF estimates that unless cement plants become more efficient or transition to renewable energy sources, the industry - now responsible for some 6 percent of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions - is likely to become a larger contributor to climate change than the European Union by 2030.

It is therefore very important that the construction industry develops new products and technologies to mitigate its CO2 emissions and reduce its CO2 footprint.

Major research has developed over recent years that could define the future of the cement industry, scientists have found a way during cement production to absorb more carbon dioxide than it emits, acting as a vehicle for carbon capture and sequestration, or CCS.

This book provides an updated state-of-the- art review on the development of cementitious construction materials based on carbon dioxide storage, which will have a major eco-efficient and economic benefit for the construction industry.

Key chapters include: methods for the assessment of carbon dioxide absorbed by cementitious materials, air and water-based carbon dioxide storage, carbon dioxide storage modelling, carbonation mechanisms , carbon dioxide storage on recycled aggregates,

Calcium, sodium and magnesium- based binders, properties and durability of carbon dioxide based concrete.

Key Features

  • Promotes the importance of CO2 storage in carbonation of these materials especially reincorporation of CO2 during fabrication
  • Discusses a wide range of cementitious materials with CO2 storage capabilities
  • Features redesign of cementation mechanisms to utilize CO2 during fabrication

Readership

Civil and structural engineers; materials scientists; architects; structural designers


Details

No. of pages:
510
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Paperback ISBN:
9780081024447

About the Editors

Fernando Pacheco-Torgal Editor

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Minho

Caijun Shi Editor

Caijun Shi is a Professor of civil engineering at Hunan University, China.

Affiliations and Expertise

Hunan University, China

Angel Sanchez Editor

Angel Palomo is a Professor at the Instituto de Ciencias de la Construcción Eduardo Torroja, CSIC, Spain.

Affiliations and Expertise

Instituto de Ciencias de la Construcción Eduardo Torroja, CSIC, Spain