Buildings & Structures

Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment of a Living Building

Author(s) Haley M. Gardner, M.ASCE ; Vaclav Hasik, Ph.D. ; Abdulaziz Banawi, Ph.D. ; Maureen Olinzock   Abstract A whole building life cycle assessment (LCA) was performed on a Living Building, focusing on impacts from green building materials, a decentralized water...

Structural Analysis of a Roof Extracted from a Wind Turbine Blade

Author(s) T. Russell Gentry ; Tristan Al-Haddad ; Lawrence C. Bank, Dist.M.ASCE ; Franco R. Arias   Abstract The objective of this research is to demonstrate that parts of decommissioned wind turbine blades can be repurposed for infrastructure applications for a...

Application of Light-burnt Dolomite as a Mineral Addition in Concrete

Author(s) Zhiyang Chen Min Deng Peng Liu   Abstract Growth in the production of cement has led to increasing demands for mineral additions. This study was conducted to develop an alternative addition by calcining dolomite at 800°C to obtain a mixture of periclase...