Construction Materials Based on Industrial Waste Products

Leonid Dvorkin
National University of Water Management and Natural Resources Use, Rivne, Ukraine

Oleg Dvorkin
National University of Water Management and Natural Resources Use, Rivne, Ukraine

Yuri Ribakov, PhD
Department of Civil Engineering, Ariel University, Ariel, Israel

Series: Waste and Waste Management
BISAC: TEC010020



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Rational use of natural resources has gained importance in the last several years. Solving this actual problem in terms of national economy suggests developing non-waste technologies based on the complex use of raw materials. Such an approach simultaneously solves the problem of waste accumulation and avoids ecological damage. The term “industrial waste” itself becomes conditional for most material products, making them valuable and even scarce raw materials. At the same time, many industrial and municipal waste products that have big practical interest are still not investigated enough for different reasons.

From this viewpoint, the possible popularization of using these waste products may be achieved. There are many publications concerned with using industrial waste products, including building materials production. However, in our opinion, preparing a book that summarizes general approaches still remains to be published. The present book deals with the main directions in using industrial and municipal waste products for producing effective construction materials; it reflects the ways for saving material and energetic resources by using mineral and organic raw materials. Efficiency of using traditional and new building materials based on secondary products (like metallurgy slags, ash and slag of power stations, etc.) is analyzed. Finally, the main technological parameters for using waste products of different industries are given, while various technical and economical features are presented.
(Imprint: Nova)



1. The Problem of Industrial Waste and Selecting Ways for its Utilization

2. Materials from Waste Products of Metallurgy

3. Materials Based on Waste Products of Energy Industry

4. Materials Based on Waste Products of Chemical Industry

5. Materials Based on Waste Products of Processing Wood and Other Vegetable Raw Materials

6. Materials from Wastes of Mining and Construction Materials Industries

7. Materials from Municipal Waste Products



The book is suitable for a wide group of practical specialists working at enterprises at different branches of industry and construction. The book may be also used by undergraduate, graduate and post graduate civil and structural engineering students, researchers and scientists working in the field of construction materials.

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