Sustainable Concrete Performance—CO2-Emission
AbstractThe balance of carbon dioxide emissions and other greenhouse gases in the life cycle of concrete is one of the important elements affecting the sustainable development of concrete technology. Modifications in the composition in the aim of minimization of so-called “carbon footprint” of concrete also affect the majority of its technical features, including primarily the mechanical properties and durability. The article presents a desirability function that would allow us to estimate the combined effect of the modification in terms of both CO2 emissions and some of the technical features of the concrete. As criterial features equivalent CO2 emission, compressive strength and susceptibility/resistance to concrete carbonation are selected. Selected features should be considered as an example for the presentation of the proposed methodology and represent the three pillars of concrete desirability in terms of sustainable development, i.e., the constructional usefulness, durability, and environmental performance. View Full-Text
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Latawiec, R.; Woyciechowski, P.; Kowalski, K.J. Sustainable Concrete Performance—CO2-Emission. Environments 2018, 5, 27.
Latawiec R, Woyciechowski P, Kowalski KJ. Sustainable Concrete Performance—CO2-Emission. Environments. 2018; 5(2):27.Chicago/Turabian Style
Latawiec, Rafal; Woyciechowski, Piotr; Kowalski, Karol J. 2018. "Sustainable Concrete Performance—CO2-Emission." Environments 5, no. 2: 27.
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