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The Resource Sustainability of Construction Materials

Sustainability of Construction Materials

Label
Sustainability of Construction Materials
Title
Sustainability of Construction Materials
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Khatib, Jamal
Dewey number
691
Index
no index present
LC call number
TD196.B85
LC item number
.S878 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering
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  • Building materials
  • Sustainable construction
  • Sustainable buildings
  • Building materials
  • Sustainable buildings
  • Sustainable construction
Label
Sustainability of Construction Materials
Instantiates
Publication
Note
5.8.3 Embodied energy/carbon of glass
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Sustainability of Construction Materials; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering; 1 Introduction; References; 2 Principles of sustainability and life-cycle analysis; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The concept of sustainable construction; 2.3 Construction materials and sustainability; 2.4 The role of the LCA concept; 2.4.1 Origins of LCA; 2.4.2 Definitions and basic processes in LCA; 2.4.3 Generic concepts in LCA; 2.5 LCA application in construction; 2.5.1 Contextual challenges in the application of LCA
  • 2.5.2 Towards the wider application of LCA in construction material selection practice2.6 Conclusion; References; 3 Intrinsic properties controlling the sustainability of construction; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Effect of physical properties on durability; 3.3 Diffusion coefficient in cementitious materials; 3.4 Correlation between porosity and permeability; 3.5 Heat and mass interlinking; 3.6 Vapor-liquid interaction; 3.7 Durability of bio-based material; 3.8 Future trends; References; 4 Nanotechnologies for sustainable construction; 4.1 Introduction; 4.1.1 Nanotechnology
  • 4.1.2 Advances in nanotechnology in recent years4.1.3 Special properties of nanotechnology; 4.1.4 Sustainable construction; 4.2 Nanotechnology for sustainable construction; 4.3 Health and environmental risks; 4.4 Selected examples of green nanoconstruction; 4.4.1 Synthesis of nanosilica via a sustainable route; 4.4.2 Replacement of cement by other materials such as pozzolanic materials, nanosilica, nanofillers; 4.4.3 Nanotechnology in AAMs; 4.4.4 Advanced construction materials using photocatalysis; 4.4.5 Phase change materials for energy storage; 4.4.6 Batteries
  • 4.4.7 Solar panels4.4.8 Future trends; References; 5 Sustainability of glass in construction; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Silica glass; 5.3 Production of soda-lime-silica flat glass sheets; 5.4 Properties having influence on choice of glass as a construction material; 5.4.1 Physical and optical properties; 5.4.2 Chemical and thermal properties; 5.4.3 Stress corrosion cracking; 5.4.4 Surface coatings; 5.5 Glass as a construction material; 5.5.1 Low carbon and sustainable construction; 5.5.1.1 UK construction strategy; 5.5.2 Low carbon, energy-efficient buildings
  • 5.6 Applications of glass to engineer reductions in operational carbon5.6.1 Features and benefits of glass in buildings; 5.6.1.1 Daylighting; 5.6.1.2 Solar control glass; 5.6.1.3 Thermally insulated glazing and low-e glass; 5.6.1.4 Noise control glass; 5.6.1.5 Vibration control glass; 5.6.1.6 Self-cleaning glass; 5.6.1.7 Fire-resistant glass; 5.7 Use of glass in low energy, passive house buildings; 5.8 Glass: A sustainable construction material; 5.8.1 Embodied energy and carbon; 5.8.2 Embodied energy and carbon of common construction materials
Control code
957127300
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (762 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780081003916
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)957127300
Label
Sustainability of Construction Materials
Publication
Note
5.8.3 Embodied energy/carbon of glass
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Sustainability of Construction Materials; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering; 1 Introduction; References; 2 Principles of sustainability and life-cycle analysis; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The concept of sustainable construction; 2.3 Construction materials and sustainability; 2.4 The role of the LCA concept; 2.4.1 Origins of LCA; 2.4.2 Definitions and basic processes in LCA; 2.4.3 Generic concepts in LCA; 2.5 LCA application in construction; 2.5.1 Contextual challenges in the application of LCA
  • 2.5.2 Towards the wider application of LCA in construction material selection practice2.6 Conclusion; References; 3 Intrinsic properties controlling the sustainability of construction; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Effect of physical properties on durability; 3.3 Diffusion coefficient in cementitious materials; 3.4 Correlation between porosity and permeability; 3.5 Heat and mass interlinking; 3.6 Vapor-liquid interaction; 3.7 Durability of bio-based material; 3.8 Future trends; References; 4 Nanotechnologies for sustainable construction; 4.1 Introduction; 4.1.1 Nanotechnology
  • 4.1.2 Advances in nanotechnology in recent years4.1.3 Special properties of nanotechnology; 4.1.4 Sustainable construction; 4.2 Nanotechnology for sustainable construction; 4.3 Health and environmental risks; 4.4 Selected examples of green nanoconstruction; 4.4.1 Synthesis of nanosilica via a sustainable route; 4.4.2 Replacement of cement by other materials such as pozzolanic materials, nanosilica, nanofillers; 4.4.3 Nanotechnology in AAMs; 4.4.4 Advanced construction materials using photocatalysis; 4.4.5 Phase change materials for energy storage; 4.4.6 Batteries
  • 4.4.7 Solar panels4.4.8 Future trends; References; 5 Sustainability of glass in construction; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Silica glass; 5.3 Production of soda-lime-silica flat glass sheets; 5.4 Properties having influence on choice of glass as a construction material; 5.4.1 Physical and optical properties; 5.4.2 Chemical and thermal properties; 5.4.3 Stress corrosion cracking; 5.4.4 Surface coatings; 5.5 Glass as a construction material; 5.5.1 Low carbon and sustainable construction; 5.5.1.1 UK construction strategy; 5.5.2 Low carbon, energy-efficient buildings
  • 5.6 Applications of glass to engineer reductions in operational carbon5.6.1 Features and benefits of glass in buildings; 5.6.1.1 Daylighting; 5.6.1.2 Solar control glass; 5.6.1.3 Thermally insulated glazing and low-e glass; 5.6.1.4 Noise control glass; 5.6.1.5 Vibration control glass; 5.6.1.6 Self-cleaning glass; 5.6.1.7 Fire-resistant glass; 5.7 Use of glass in low energy, passive house buildings; 5.8 Glass: A sustainable construction material; 5.8.1 Embodied energy and carbon; 5.8.2 Embodied energy and carbon of common construction materials
Control code
957127300
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (762 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780081003916
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)957127300

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