Concrete technology for a sustainable development in the 21st century focuses on the problems and challenges for the concrete industry today and in the future with particular emphasis on environmental consiousness. Primary topics include: the improvement of concretes service life to ease technical and economical problems and the waste of natural resources; environmentally friendly concrete production including new production methods and recycling materials; and actually using concrete to solve environmental problems, for example through the containment of hazardous waste.
The book is the result of the international workshop held in Lofoton, Norway. With very select contributions from the most distinguished international professional experts, this book provides a basic framework and guidelines for national and international bodies.
Table of Contents
Controlled Service Life of Concrete Structures and Environmental Consciousness. Integrated Design of Concrete Structures and Technology Development. Integrated Life Cycle Designs of Concrete Structures. A Holistic Approach to Structural Durability Design. Unification of Thermo-Physics of Materials and Mechanics of Structures - Toward a Life Span Simulator of Structural Concrete. More Rational Design of Complex Concrete Structures. Concrete Technology for Sustainable Development - an Overview of Essential Elements. The Role of Voluntary International Associations in Promoting a Sustaniable Development in Concrete. Is High Strength Concrete Durable? Internal Stresses and Long Term Performance of Cementitious Materials. Cracking Tendency of Concrete: Corrosion of Reinforcement. Concrete Damage Induced by Delayed Ettringite Formation. The Very Long Term Performance of Cement and Concrete. Degradation Model for Reinforced Concrete Structures Under Salt Attack Environment. Instrumented Durability Surveillance of Concrete Structures. Sustainable Developement of the Cement and Concrete Industry. Cement and Concrete Development from an Environmental Perspective. Sustainable Concrete from a Cement Manufacturer's Point of View. Role of Supplementary Cementing Materials in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Clean Concrete Construction: An Australian Perspective. Environmental Properties of Building Materials. High Performance Grouts for Sustainable Development of Infrastructure. Present and Future Views of Environmentally-Friendly Concrete. New Technology for the Recycling of Concrete - Japanese Experience. Barriers for Sustainable Use of Concrete Materials. Demountability and Re-use of Concrete Structures. Recycling Offshore Concrete Platforms. Use of Recycled Aggregate in Shotcrete. Management of Concrete De
Odd E. Gjorv was Professor Emeritus and former head of the Department of Building Materials at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway.