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  • Water-washed fine and coarse recycled aggregates for real scale concretes production in Barcelona 

    Etxeberria Larrañaga, Miren; Konoiko, Mikhail; García, Carles; Perez Peñalta, Miguel Ángel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022)
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    The use of recycled aggregate to reduce the over-exploitation of raw aggregates is necessary. This study analysed and categorised the properties of water-washed, fine and coarse, recycled aggre-gates following European ...
  • A novel method for integrated multicriteria decision-making with uncertainty: A case study on sustainable agriculture in Colombia 

    Juanpera Gallel, Marc; Ferrer Martí, Laia; Garfi, Marianna; Domenech Léga, Bruno; Pastor Moreno, Rafael (IntechOpen, 2022-09-08)
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    Multicriteria decision-making usually requires a set of experts to evaluate the importance of selected criteria and the adequacy of feasible alternatives according to the criteria. Uncertainty can arise in these evaluations, ...
  • Unveiling the latent disasters from a holistic and probabilistic view: development of a national risk atlas 

    Marulanda Fraume, Paula; Cardona Arboleda, Omar Dario; Marulanda Fraume, Mabel-Cristina; Carreño Tibaduiza, Martha Liliana (Springer, 2022)
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    The objective of the holistic risk assessment is to evaluate risk from a comprehensive perspective, integrating physical risk, or potential physical damage, linked to the happening of hazard events and socio-economic and ...
  • Large wood transport-related flood risks analysis of Lourdes city using iber-wood model 

    Quiniou, Margaux; Piton, Guillaume; Ruiz-Villanueva, Virginia; Perrin, Cédric; Savatier, Jérémy; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest (Springer, 2022)
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    Large wood (LW) accumulations can cause several damages, especially if the recruited wood is transported during floods down to urban areas, like Lourdes (France). One of the most serious problems concerning bridges and ...
  • Alternative secondary raw materials for road construction based on pulp and paper industry waste 

    Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Baloochi, Hani; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Cepriá, Juan José; Orejana Gonzalez, Roberto (Elsevier, 2021)
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    Europe represents 25% of the world’s production of pulp and paper, being the second largest producer in the world. Waste paper fly ash (WPFA) is a material generated by the incineration of by-products in the manufacture ...
  • Rheological behavior of recycled aggregate concrete 

    Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Faleschini, Flora; González Fonteboa, Belen; González Taboada, Iris (Elsevier, 2021)
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    This chapter presents the rheological study of the two main types of recycled aggregate concrete mixes (normal consistency and self-compacting). The concepts of rheology and its applications to recycled concrete are ...
  • Dynamic investigation of cultural heritage buildings for seismic safety asssessment 

    Elyamani Ali Mohamed, Ahmed; Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Caselles Magallón, Josep Oriol; Clapés Boixader, Jaime (Springer, 2022)
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    Cultural heritage buildings are prone to failures when subjected to seismic events, and recent earthquakes worldwide resulted in many losses of these buildings. Therefore, there is a need for methodologies for assessing ...
  • From priority projects to corridor approaches: African and European transport networks in perspective 

    Oliete Josa, Sergio; Magrinyà Torner, Francesc (2022)
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    In many ways, European integration has inspired African states to move towards a more ambitious African Union, and there are clear parallels between the institutional arrangements of the AU and the EU. However, a number ...
  • European experience with seawater concrete 

    Fukunaga, Takayuki; Amino, Takahiko; Etxeberria Larrañaga, Miren (CRC Press, 2021)
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    The use of seawater for concrete production is not common also in Europe now, even for the production of plain concrete exposed to a marine environment. However, in recent decades, certain international and national seawater ...
  • Unconfined compressive strength of sand-fines mixtures treated with chemical grouts 

    Spagnoli, Giovanni; Seidl, W.; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Gómez Bonilla, Rodrigo Andrés; López López, José (CRC Press, 2021)
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    Ground improvement by grouting is one of the methods applicable to solve problems connected to foundations, open cut excavations and tunnelling. The improvement of soils is in terms of reduced permeability and increased ...
  • Self-compacting steel fibre reinforced concrete: material characterization and real scale test up to failure of a pile supported flat slab 

    Aidarov, Stanislav; Mena Sebastià, Francisco; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Springer, 2022)
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    Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete (SFRC) is increasingly being used in the construction industry providing structural, technological and economic benefits. However, this relatively new material has not demonstrated its full ...
  • A new sustainability assessment method for façade cladding panels: a case study of fiber/textile reinforced cement sheets 

    Sadrolodabaee, Payam; Hosseini, Seyed Mohammad Amin; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Springer, 2022)
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    As the building sector is one of the leading responsible for energy consumption and CO2 emissions, criteria of sustainability, availability, and recyclability should be considered for developing materials even in the ...

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