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Turning solid waste incineration ashes into a usable material in construction

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dc.contributor.author Chatila, Jean G.
dc.contributor.author Abishdid, Sharbil
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-26T12:48:13Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-26T12:48:13Z
dc.date.copyright 2003 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1088-1697 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/5552
dc.description.abstract This paper describes a largely experimental investigation for turning solid waste incineration ashes into a usable material in concrete construction. The result is a method for incineration ashes to be disposed of in an environmentally safe method without creating a nuisance. In addition, there is a possibility to increase the compressive strength of concrete, reduce landfill volumes, and protect the public from environmental and health impacts of poor waste management. Based on the current applications and proportions, the flexural strength of concrete was affected. The variation of strength ranged between an increase of 12% and a decrease of 50% depending on the proportions, gradation, and source of ashes added. Furthermore, the dissolution of these ashes in water and acetic acid was checked and did not pose a problem within the applicable standards.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Turning solid waste incineration ashes into a usable material in construction en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 199690300 en_US
dc.author.department Civil Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management en_US
dc.journal.volume 29 en_US
dc.journal.issue 4 en_US
dc.article.pages 256-264 en_US
dc.keywords Solid waste en_US
dc.keywords Incineration en_US
dc.keywords Ashes en_US
dc.keywords Dissolution en_US
dc.keywords Concrete mix en_US
dc.keywords Strength en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Chatila, J. G., & Abishdid, S. (2003). Turning solid waste incineration ashes into a usable material in construction. Journal of solid waste technology and management, 29(4), 256-64. en_US
dc.author.email jchatila@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://bases.bireme.br/cgi-bin/wxislind.exe/iah/online/?IsisScript=iah/iah.xis&src=google&base=REPIDISCA&lang=p&nextAction=lnk&exprSearch=17874&indexSearch=ID en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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