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  • Effect of curing temperature in the alkali-activated blast-furnace slag paste and their structural influence of porosity 

    Medina Serna, Teresita de Jesús; Arredondo Rea, Susana Paola; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Rosas Casarez,, Carlos Antonio; Corral Higuera, Ramón (2016-09-01)
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    Due to the environmental problem posed by the use of Portland cement as construction material, it becomes necessary the search for supplementary cementitious materials that mitigate the ecological damage caused by it. ...
  • Total replacement of recycled aggregate and treated wastewater: concrete recycling in extremis 

    Ramírez Tenjhay, Mayanin Gisela; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Vázquez González, Alba Beatriz; Cabrera Covarrubias, Francisca Guadalupe (2016-10-01)
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    Million tons of construction and demolition waste (CDW) are generated every year around the world, and most of them are not adequately disposed, generating significant pollution on water, soil and air. Additionally, the ...
  • Epsomite as flame retardant treatment for wood: Preliminary study 

    Elvira, J.C.; Chimenos Ribera, Josep Maria; Isabal Revilla, Carmen; Montón Lecumberri, Joaquín; Formosa Mitjans, Joan; Haurie Ibarra, Laia (2016-11-15)
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    The effect of epsomite as flame retardant for wood has been investigated and compared with a commercial boron salt. Both flame retardants have been introduced into wood samples by vacuum impregnation. Epsomite is a hydrated ...
  • Acoustic evaluation of modular greenery noise barriers 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Peñaranda Ayllón, Angelina; Rodríguez Cantalapiedra, Inma; Auguet Sangrá, Carlota E.; Bures, S.; Urrestarazu, M. (2016-12-01)
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    Green noise barriers have become an alternative means of reducing urban traffic noise. In this paper, the acoustic performance of a modular greenery noise barrier is evaluated. In situ measurements of noise reflection were ...
  • Determination of hygrothermal parameters of experimental and commercial bio-based insulation materials 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Palumbo, Mariana; Holcroft, Neal; Shea, Andy; Walker, P (2016-10-15)
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    The development and application of bio-based insulation materials can contribute to the minimization of the environmental impacts of buildings through reduction of embodied and in-use energy demand, in addition to many ...
  • Visual grading and structural properties assessment of large cross - section Pinus radiata D. Don timber 

    Montón Lecumberri, Joaquín; Arriaga Martitegui, Francisco; Íñiguez-González, Guillermo; Hermoso Prieto, Eva; Mateo Campos, Raquel (2016)
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    The use of large cross-section timber for structural purposes has increased in Spain, and knowledge of its properties is strategically necessary. The Spanish visual strength-grading standard UNE 56544 (2011) efficiency ...
  • Study of fresh and hardening process properties of gypsum with three different PCM inclusion methods 

    Serrano, Susana; Barreneche, Camila; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Fernández, Ana Inés; Cabeza, Lluïsa F (2015)
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    Gypsum has two important states (fresh and hardened states), and the addition of phase change materials (PCM) can vary the properties of the material. Many authors have extensively studied properties in the hardened state; ...
  • Single layer mortars with microencapsulated PCM: study of physical and thermal properties, and fire behaviour 

    Serrano, Susana; Bosch González, Montserrat; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Cabeza Fabra, Luisa F.; Fernández, Ana Inés (2016-01-01)
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    tPhase change materials are a promising strategy to reduce energy consumption in a wide range of appli-cations including the building sector. Many studies have been done to evaluate the impact of PCM onthermal properties ...
  • Mechanical properties of mortars containing recycled ceramic as a fine aggregate replacement 

    Cabrera Covarrubias, Francisca Guadalupe; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Arredondo Rea, Susana Paola; Corral Higuera, Ramón (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2015-12-31)
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    We study the behavior of mortars where 0%, 10%, 20%, 30%, 50% and 100% of their original natural sand was replaced by ceramic sand in a search of potential new building materials that will help to conserve natural resources ...
  • Relationship between the c/a proportion and properties in fresh state of mortars containing recycled ceramic aggregate 

    Cabrera Covarrubias, Francisca Guadalupe; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Gómez Soberón, M. Consolación; Mendivil Escalante, José M. (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (the IRED), 2015-10-30)
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    In the search for alternative solutions for the recycling of ceramic waste from both of the industry as the demolition and as contribution to the conservation of the environment, treatment of this waste is being implemented ...

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