Simulation and comparative analysis of waste in concrete slabs

F. GUADALUPE CABRERA-, COVARRUBIAS and JORGE L. ALAMARAL-, SANCHEZ and JOSE M., GOMEZ-SOBERON and LUIS A., GOMEZ-SOBERON and M. CONSOLACION, GOMEZ-SOBERON and MARTA, ORTEGA-RASTROJO and S. PAOLA, ARREDONDO-REA (2014) Simulation and comparative analysis of waste in concrete slabs. In: International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Construction Engineering - CSCE 2014, 07- 08 June,2014, Rome, Italy.

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Construction sector generates significant amounts of waste that affects the environment and obstructs a sustainable development. The horizontal structure (slabs and roofs) is one of the building elements, by its functional requirement (geometry and layout) and volume, who uses more raw material for its constitution (potential generators of waste) On the other hand, the choice of the system to use, is typically based on criteria such as the ease of construction, the economy availability or the technological feasibility; so, from a sustainable perspective, the generation of waste has not been considered or evaluated. This work compares and analyzes four different common elements used in slabs and the possible generation of waste produced for the construction and eventual demolition of them, in order to provide a new weighting criterion in the choice.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: waste in construction, waste simulation, sustainable construction, types of slabs.
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 21 May 2019 09:07
Last Modified: 21 May 2019 09:07

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