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2017-6-8  Comparison of the Life Cycle Assessments of an Insulating Concrete Form House and a Wood Frame House by Medgar L. Marceau and Martha G. VanGeem1 INTRODUCTION This report is an update of Life Cycle Assessment of an Insulating Concrete Form House Compared to a Wood Frame House (Marceau and VanGeem 2002). It presents the results of an

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Life cycle impact comparison of different concrete floor ...

2018-7-10  Life cycle impact comparison of different concrete floor slabs considering uncertainty and sensitivity analysis. Author links open overlay panel JingJing Wang a b Danielle Densley Tingley b Martin Mayfield b YuanFeng Wang a. Show more. Share. ... From the perspective of life cycle stages, the transportation sector and its supply chain make up a ...

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Life cycle impact comparison of different concrete floor ...

(3) From the perspective of life cycle stages, the transportation sector and its supply chain make up a significant portion of the final environmental impact and are responsible for 45.2%, 50.1% and 53.6% of the total impact for the precast, composite and cast-in-situ slabs, respectively.

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Product-specific Life Cycle Assessment of ready mix ...

Product-specific Life Cycle Assessment of ready mix concrete: Comparison between a recycled and an ordinary concrete. Author links open overlay panel A.L. Kleijer a S ... In this paper, is presented a thorough Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for a commercialized recycled concrete and a commercialized ordinary concrete of the same strength class ...

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LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF PRE-CAST CONCRETE VS.

2014-6-13  This research study present a life cycle assessment comparing the potential environmental impacts of two concrete construction methods used for building construction projects: Pre-cast and Cast-in-place concrete. The objective of the study was to provide a beneficial assessment of the potential environmental impacts by quantifying global warming potential, acidification and eutrophication

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Life Cycle Modeling of Concrete Bridge Design:

2021-8-1  signs. The life cycle approach presented will be transferable to other infrastructure systems that are characterized by large soci-etal investments, emergent materials, and complex issues of sus-tainability. Methods A life cycle inventory ~LCI! model was created to evaluate envi-ronmental performance indicators for a bridge with either conven-

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(PDF) Comparison of Life-Cycle Cost of Concrete

The repair of corroded reinforced concrete (RC) structures is a critical issue for structural designers and managers because the repair cost significantly dominates the life-cycle cost.

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Life Cycle Assessment of concrete structures using public ...

2011-9-15  Life Cycle Assessment of Concrete Structures using public databases: Comparison of a Fictitious Bridge and Tunnel Maxime Boulenger TRITA-BKN. Master Thesis 322

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Product-specific Life Cycle Assessment of ready mix ...

2017-7-1  1. Introduction. The extraction, use and end-of-life disposal (EoL) of construction materials are responsible of several environmental impacts ().A less known but critical impact of the residential and commercial building stock expansion is the scarcity of basic materials such as aggregates (both natural and crushed) ().This scarcity is generated by the difficulty to open new quarries or mines ...

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Life cycle impact comparison of different concrete floor ...

2018-7-10  Life cycle impact comparison of different concrete floor slabs considering uncertainty and sensitivity analysis. Author links open overlay panel JingJing Wang a b Danielle Densley Tingley b Martin Mayfield b YuanFeng Wang a. Show more. Share. ... From the perspective of life cycle stages, the transportation sector and its supply chain make up a ...

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Life Cycle Comparison - Insulated Concrete Forms

2018-8-2  Medgar L. Marceau1 and Martha G. VanGeem2 Comparison of the Life Cycle Assessments of an Insulating Concrete Form House and a Wood Frame House ABSTRACT: An environmental life cycle assessment LCA was conducted on a single-family house mod- eled with two types of exterior walls: wood framed and insulating concrete form ICF .

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[PDF] Comparison of the Life Cycle Assessments of an ...

An environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) was conducted on a single-family house modeled with two types of exterior walls: wood framed and insulating concrete form (ICF). The LCA was carried out in accordance with the guidelines of the ISO 14000 family of standards. The LCA includes the inputs and outputs of energy and materials from (i) extraction and manufacturing of materials, (ii ...

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COMPARISON OF LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT TOOLS IN

Life cycle assessment is an effective approach to understanding and improving the environmental impact of cement production, seeing that it reveals the potential threats encountered during this process. This makes it a vital tool for cement producers [12]. 2 LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT (LCA) Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a system-oriented approach ...

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Life-Cycle Assessment of Concrete Dam Construction ...

With regard to each life cycle stage, RFC decreased the CO 2 emissions by 72% in material production, 25% in transportation, 51% in construction, and 15.6% in operation and maintenance. The conclusion is that RFC is more environmentally responsible throughout the life cycle of a dam’s, and that the environmental benefit of RFC may help to ...

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Life Cycle Assessment of concrete structures using public ...

2011-9-15  Life Cycle Assessment of Concrete Structures using public databases: Comparison of a Fictitious Bridge and Tunnel Maxime Boulenger TRITA-BKN. Master Thesis 322

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Life-Cycle Cost Comparison of Asphalt and Concrete ...

2001-1-1  A Comparison of Life-Cycle Costs of Asphalt Concrete and Portland Cement Concrete Pavements in Waseca County, Minnesota. Final Report to Concrete Paving Association of Minnesota. University of Minnesota, Department of Civil Engineering , Minneapolis, Minn. , September 2000 .

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Life Cycle Assessment of Concrete - Lu

Life cycle assessment of Concrete Abstract This is an environmental study on concrete that follows the standard protocol of life cycle assessment (LCA). The study is done for two types of concrete, ordinary and frost-resistant concrete, and has an extra focus on the superplasticizers used as admixtures.

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Life Cycle Cost Comparison Study of PV and Concrete ...

2018-10-17  The Life Cycle Cost Comparison of Concrete and PV Rooftop. Table 3 shows that the life cycle cost number can be improved by 27.6% for 25 years or there was a reduction in expenditure of IDR 5,367,072,000 for 25 years. Concrete roof (IDR) The total solar panels (1550 panels) (IDR) Initial cost (IDR) 4,800,000,000.

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Comparison of Life Cycle Carbon Footprints of Steel and ...

2019-7-18  The objectives of this paper are to analyze and compare the amount of CO 2 emissions produced by steel pipe (SP) and concrete pressure pipe (CPP) from cradle-to-grave. Five life-cycle phases are considered, which includes material production and fabrication, transportation, installation, operation, and sustainability of the pipelines.

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Life cycle impact comparison of different concrete floor ...

2020-11-22  Wang, Life cycle impact comparison of different concrete floor slabs considering uncertainty and sensitivity analysis, (2018), doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.04.094Journal of Cleaner Production This is a PDF file of an unedited manuscript that has been accepted for publication. As a service to

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Life Cycle Comparison - Insulated Concrete Forms

2018-8-2  Medgar L. Marceau1 and Martha G. VanGeem2 Comparison of the Life Cycle Assessments of an Insulating Concrete Form House and a Wood Frame House ABSTRACT: An environmental life cycle assessment LCA was conducted on a single-family house mod- eled with two types of exterior walls: wood framed and insulating concrete form ICF .

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Life Cycle Modeling of Concrete Bridge Design:

2021-8-7  Life cycle assessment (LCA) is an important tool to evaluate the environmental performance of alternative infrastructure materials and systems. Here, we present a comparative LCA of two bridge deck systems over a 60 year service life: one using conventional steel expansion joints and the other based on a link slab design using a concrete ...

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Life-Cycle Assessment of Concrete Dam Construction ...

With regard to each life cycle stage, RFC decreased the CO 2 emissions by 72% in material production, 25% in transportation, 51% in construction, and 15.6% in operation and maintenance. The conclusion is that RFC is more environmentally responsible throughout the life cycle of a dam’s, and that the environmental benefit of RFC may help to ...

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Life Cycle Cost Comparison Study of PV and Concrete ...

2018-10-17  The Life Cycle Cost Comparison of Concrete and PV Rooftop. Table 3 shows that the life cycle cost number can be improved by 27.6% for 25 years or there was a reduction in expenditure of IDR 5,367,072,000 for 25 years. Concrete roof (IDR) The total solar panels (1550 panels) (IDR) Initial cost (IDR) 4,800,000,000.

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Life Cycle Assessment of Concrete - Lu

Life cycle assessment of Concrete Abstract This is an environmental study on concrete that follows the standard protocol of life cycle assessment (LCA). The study is done for two types of concrete, ordinary and frost-resistant concrete, and has an extra focus on the superplasticizers used as admixtures.

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Life Cycle Assessment of Concrete Canvas (CC8)

2021-3-2  secondary data from life cycle assessment databases. Core This life cycle stage It is found constructing the channel with CC8 results in a GWP value that is only 55% of the ST4 alternative over the products life cycle. ST4 reports higher impacts in all life cycle stages apart from manufacturing (core) and end of life.

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Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Pavements

2012-3-28  Life Cycle calculations are valid for concrete or asphalt. Fair design is vital to proper comparison. New design methods can predict pavement performance. Policy revisions can facilitate greater LCCA usage. Use of LCCA in combination with an alternate bid process can save significant taxpayer money. Maintenance solutions can benefit from LCCA ...

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Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Portland Cement Concrete ...

2015-9-16  to determine the total life cycle cost of a particular alternative. This new methodology, however, determines when maintenance and rehabilitation activities will be required by predicting the distresses and the condition of the pavement following traffic and environmental loading. 17. Key Words Portland cement concrete, life cycle cost analysis 18.

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Ferrock Final Paper 4.24.17 JohnBello - IronKast

2017-11-6  2 FERROCK: A LIFE CYCLE COMPARISON TO ORDINARY PORTLAND CEMENT Alejandro Lanuza Garcia1, Ashik Thithira Achaiah 2, John Bello 3, and Thomas Donovan 4 1M.S. Civil Engineer, M.S. candidate Green Technologies, Fulbright Scholar Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, CA. email: [email protected]

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