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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Roads - diva-portal

2014-11-17  Life cycle assessment (LCA) as a method can be used to assess the environmental impacts of a road system over its entire life time. Studying the life cycle perspective of roads can help us improve the technology in order to achieve a system that has a lower impact on the environment. There are number of LCA tools available.

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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Roads - DiVA portal

The impact on the environment cannot be neglected either. Life cycle assessment (LCA) as a method can be used to assess the environmental impacts of a road system over its entire life time. Studying the life cycle perspective of roads can help us improve the technology in order to achieve a system that has a lower impact on the environment.

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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Pavements ... - DiVA

2012-9-25  substances are often a result from the activities in different life cycle stages of a product´s life. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a versatile tool to investigate the environmental aspect of a product, a service, a process or an activity by identifying and quantifying related input and output flows utilized by the system and its delivered ...

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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Pavements ... - DIVA

In order to enable quantification of the potential environmental impacts due to the construction, maintenance and disposal of roads, an open life cycle assessment (LCA) framework for asphalt pavements was developed. Emphasis was given on the calculation and allocation of energy used for the binder and the additives.

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Life cycle assessment in road ... - kth.diva-portal

The results of the first case study indicated that operation of the tunnel (mainly, lighting and ventilation) has the largest contribution in terms of energy use and GHG emissions throughout its life cycle. The second case study identified the main hotspots and compared two methods for asphalt recycling and asphalt

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Studies made in Europe - DiVA portal

2013-12-3  Life cycle assessment of roads and pavements – Studies made in Europe Abstract (background, aim, method, result) max 200 words: This is a report in sub-project 3 (SP3) in MIRIAM. The main aim in MIRIAM is to provide sustainable and environmentally friendly road infrastructure by reducing rolling resistance. In SP3 the importance of

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Life Cycle Assessment of Road - ivl.diva-portal

2021-5-5  life cycle assessment methodology. The complete life cycle of a road has been studied including the extraction of raw materials, the production of construction products, the construction process, the maintenance and operation of the road and finally the disposal/reuse of the road at the end of the life cycle (end of the analysed time period).

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Life Cycle Assessment for the Green ... - DiVA portal

Life cycle assessment (LCA) as a method can be used to assess the environmental impacts of a road system over its entire life time. Studying the life cycle perspective of roads can help us improve the technology in order to achieve a system that has a lower impact on the environment.

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Life Cycle Impacts of Road Infrastructure - DiVA portal

2012-2-17  2 Title: Life Cycle Impacts of Road Infrastructure: Assessment of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions Author: Sofiia Miliutenko Phone: +4687907395, E-mail: [email protected] Cover page photo: Sofiia Miliutenko TRITA-SoM 2012-01 ISSN 1653-6126 ISRN KTH/SoM/12-01/SE

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Life cycle assessment in early ... - kth.diva-portal

The aim of this paper is to assess the current annual climate impact and primary energy use of Swedish transport infrastructure by using a methodological approach based on life cycle assessment. The scope includes new construction and management of roads, railways, airports, ports, and fairway channels.

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Life cycle assessment of asphalt roads: decision support ...

Life cycle assessment (LCA) as a method can be used to assess the environmental impacts of a road system over its entire life time. Studying the life cycle perspective of roads can help us improve the technology in order to achieve a system that has a lower impact on the environment. There are number of LCA tools available.

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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Pavement Maintenance

2020-1-3  Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is an analytical technique for assessing potential environmental burdens and impacts throughout a product’s life from raw material acquisition through production, use and disposal (ISO 2006). LCA is an appropriate tool for assessing the

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Life Cycle Assessment of concrete structures ... - DiVA

2011-9-15  construction and maintenance of asphalt pavements” Journal of leaner Production 17 (2009): 283-296²..... 31 3.2.5 Birgisdóttir H. (2005), “Life cycle assessment for

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[PDF] Environmental Life-Cycle Assessment for Asphalt ...

Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) analyzes the total energy and resource requirements and environmental impact of human-designed systems. Both policymakers and industry have shown a great deal of interest in applying LCA as a decision-making criterion during planning and design for new pavement construction, and maintenance and rehabilitation activities.

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Road Infrastructure Life Cycle Impacts of - DiVA portal

2021-5-7  life cycle (construction, operation, maintenance and end-of-life) of road infrastructure, with the aim of improving transport planning on both strategic and project level. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) was applied to two selected case studies: LCA of a road tunnel and LCA of three methods for asphalt

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) to evaluate the environmental ...

2020-11-1  So far the vast majority of the Life cycle assessment (LCA) has been used to evaluate the environmental burdens of existing roads and new asphalt solutions. However, due to the different LCA methodological choices, recent studies have highlighted the difficulties in comparing the results of cases published in literature.

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(PDF) Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt variants in ...

The cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment found that a 5.72% reduction in Global Warming Potential (GWP) of CO2e Kg is possible through the substitution of 25% bitumen binder with lignin.

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Energy and Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of ...

2020-1-18  sustainability Article Energy and Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Sustainable Pavement Materials and Technologies for Urban Roads Filippo G. Praticò 1, Marinella Giunta 2,* , Marina Mistretta 3 and Teresa Maria Gulotta 4 1 Department of Information, Infrastructure and Sustainable Energy (DIIES), Via Graziella, Feo di Vito, University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, 89214 Reggio ...

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Simon Magnusson Nr2 - DiVA portal

2016-11-25  extracted from quarries and used as construction materials in roads, buildings and other civil engineering projects. Common applications are in road subbase, asphalt and concrete (Arulrajah et al., 2013). EU statistics show that the annual use of non-metallic minerals extracted from quarries is about 4.3 ton/ capita.

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Life cycle assessment framework for asphalt pavements ...

The construction, maintenance and disposal of asphalt pavements may lead to considerable environmental impacts, in terms of energy use and emissions during the life of the pavement. In order to enable quantification of the potential environmental impacts due to construction, maintenance and disposal of roads, an open life cycle assessment (LCA) framework for the asphalt pavements is

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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Pavements ... - CORE

In order to enable quantification of the potential environmental impacts due to the construction, maintenance and disposal of roads, an open life cycle assessment (LCA) framework for asphalt pavements was developed. Emphasis was given on the calculation and allocation of energy used for the binder and the additives.

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Life cycle assessment of representative swiss road ...

2013-8-6  The subject of this paper is an environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) and life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) of processes needed to construct and maintain representative Swiss asphalt, concrete, and composite pavements (including subbase layers) applicable for the Swiss national road network over a period of 75 years.

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LIFe CYCLe AssessMent For roAd ConstruCtIon And use

2017-5-5  2.1. LIFe CYCLe AssessMent ACCordIng to Iso 14040 Life cycle assessment is a standard method widely used to assess comprehensively the potential environmental impact of prod-ucts or systems of products. All environ-mental aspects of the product life cycle (emissions into air, water and soil, waste, use of raw material and exploitation of

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) to evaluate the environmental ...

So far the vast majority of the Life cycle assessment (LCA) has been used to evaluate the environmental burdens of existing roads and new asphalt solutions. However, due to the different LCA methodological choices, recent studies have highlighted the difficulties in

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Life cycle assessment of road construction alternative ...

Research on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) was initially performed to analyze specific products; however, it evolved to assess environmental impacts of more complex systems, such as roads. In this, the construction, use and maintenance stages are usually considered.

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Life cycle assessment for the green procurement of roads ...

2015-3-1  Life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology can be used to assess the environmental impacts of a road system over its entire life time. However, it is very important to align the potentials and limitations of such tools with their intended purpose. For the LCA to be useful for the decision support in a procurement situation, it should therefore be ...

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Energy and Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of ...

2020-1-18  sustainability Article Energy and Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Sustainable Pavement Materials and Technologies for Urban Roads Filippo G. Praticò 1, Marinella Giunta 2,* , Marina Mistretta 3 and Teresa Maria Gulotta 4 1 Department of Information, Infrastructure and Sustainable Energy (DIIES), Via Graziella, Feo di Vito, University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, 89214 Reggio ...

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Comparative life cycle assessment of concrete road ...

Construction, use and maintenance and end-of-life recycling for a period of 40 years were considered for the life cycle assessment. Results show that concrete road pavements with high volume of alternative materials can reduce CO 2-eq emissions to a great extent compared to ordinary concrete pavements and, thus, significantly improve their ...

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Simon Magnusson Nr2 - DiVA portal

2016-11-25  extracted from quarries and used as construction materials in roads, buildings and other civil engineering projects. Common applications are in road subbase, asphalt and concrete (Arulrajah et al., 2013). EU statistics show that the annual use of non-metallic minerals extracted from quarries is about 4.3 ton/ capita.

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Scrubbers: Closing the loop - ivl.diva-portal

2021-5-5  This report covers Task 2 Risk Assessment of marine exhaust gas scrubber water of Activity 3 (Integrated Life Cycle Balance) in the CEF funded project “Scrubbers – Closing the loop”. Together with this report the Activity is presented in:

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