101 pages | 50 B/W Illus.
Rapid industrial growth has witnessed the ever-increasing utilization of sand from rivers for various construction purposes, which has caused disruption to natural ecosystems. Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet presents an investigation into the capacity for these minerals to serve as a sand replacement and as a viable, sustainable construction material to help mitigate the current rate of exploitation of river sand.
Introduction. Literature Review. Research Methodology. Characterization of Spent Garnet, Fresh and Hardened Properties of SCGPC. Results on Durability Performance. Results on Microstructural Properties. Conclusions and Recommendations for Future Work. References. Index.