Characteristics and Uses of Steel Slag in Building Construction - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081003688, 9780081003763

Characteristics and Uses of Steel Slag in Building Construction

1st Edition

Authors: Ivanka Netinger Grubeša Ivana Barisic Aleksandra Fucic Samitinjay Bansode
eBook ISBN: 9780081003763
Hardcover ISBN: 9780081009765
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 6th June 2016
Page Count: 194
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Description

Characteristics and Uses of Steel Slag in Building Construction focuses predominantly on the utilization of ferrous slag (blast furnace and steel slag) in building construction.

This extensive literature review discusses the worldwide utilization of ferrous slag and applications in all sectors of civil engineering, including structural engineering, road construction, and hydro-technical structures.

It presents cutting-edge research on the characteristics and properties of ferrous slag, and its overall impact on the environment.

Key Features

  • Comprehensively reviews the literature on the use of blast furnace and steel slag in civil engineering
  • Examines the environmental impact of slag production and its effect on human health
  • Presents cutting-edge research from worldwide studies on the use of blast furnace and steel slag

Readership

Slag/waste management companies, metallurgical industries, government agencies, students, construction materials sector and concrete technologists

Table of Contents

  • Related titles
  • Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering
  • About the authors
  • Foreword
  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1. Legal framework for waste management
    • 1.2. Alternative materials in civil engineering
    • 1.3. Slag as an alternative building material
    • 1.4. Concluding remarks
  • 2. Ferrous slag: Characteristics and properties
    • 2.1. Blast furnace slag characteristics
    • 2.2. Steel slag characteristics
    • 2.3. Stainless steel slag
  • 3. Environmental impact of ferrous slag usage in civil engineering
    • 3.1. Radioactivity of slag
    • 3.2. Environmental impact of cement replacement by slag
    • 3.3. Slag landfill—acceptance criteria
    • 3.4. Environmental impact of utilisation of slag in road, railway, and hydraulic construction
    • 3.5. Environmental impact of the utilisation of slag in wastewater treatment
    • 3.6. Concluding remarks
  • 4. Application of blast furnace slag in civil engineering: Worldwide studies
    • 4.1. Slag application in the cement industry
    • 4.2. Slag applied as an independent binder
    • 4.3. Slag applications in mortar
    • 4.4. Slag applications in concrete
    • 4.5. Slag application in soil stabilization
    • 4.6. Slag applications in road construction—pavement structure
  • 5. Applications of steel slag in civil engineering: Worldwide research
    • 5.1. Use of slag as a raw material in clinker production
    • 5.2. Slag utilization as an aggregate in concrete
    • 5.3. Slag utilization as mortar aggregate
    • 5.4. Slag utilization in unbound base layers in pavement
    • 5.5. Slag utilization in stabilized base courses in cement
    • 5.6. Slag utilization in asphalt mixes
    • 5.7. Slag utilization in concrete pavement
    • 5.8. Slag utilization in hydrotechnical structures
    • 5.9. Slag utilization for acid mine drainage treatment
  • 6. The Croatian experience of steel slag application in civil engineering
    • 6.1. Slag as a structural concrete aggregate
    • 6.2. Slag usage in road construction
    • 6.3. Environmental aspects of slag usage in road construction
    • 6.4. Concluding remarks
  • 7. The Indian experience of steel slag application in civil engineering
    • 7.1. Introduction
    • 7.2. Analysis of Indian steel slag
    • 7.3. Experimental analysis
    • 7.4. Comparative analysis of steel slag aggregates and soil aggregates
    • 7.5. Cost analysis
    • 7.6. Comparative analysis between MoRTH standard and experimental method
    • 7.7. Conclusion
    • 7.8. Scope of future research
  • 8. Recommendations for future research
  • Index

Details

No. of pages:
194
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780081003763
Hardcover ISBN:
9780081009765

About the Author

Ivanka Netinger Grubeša

Prof. Dr. Ivanka Netinger Grubeša has 15 years of research experience in the field of building materials and 9 years of research experience on the application of waste materials (slag) in concrete. Since 2001 to present, she has been employed at the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the University of Osijek, Croatia.

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Osijek, Croatia

Ivana Barisic

Dr Ivana Barisic works at the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the University of Osijeck. She has scientific and practical experience in the field of investigating steel slag usage as a construction material in civil and structural engineering (as an aggregate in concrete with improved fire resistance and as an aggregate in pavement base layers).

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Osijek, Croatia

Aleksandra Fucic

Dr. Aleksandra Fucic has 30 years of experience working on the biomonitoring of populations exposed to radiation or chemical agents with a special interest in achieving a healthy living environment and investigation of health risks related to new construction materials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Croatia

Samitinjay Bansode

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, S B Patil College of Engineering, India

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, S B Patil College of Engineering, India