Chapter 16

Cementitious Binders Incorporating Residues

Yiannis Pontikes1 and Ruben Snellings2     1KU Leuven, High Temperature Processes and Industrial Ecology Research Group, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Kasteelpark Arenberg 44, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium     2Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Laboratory of Construction Materials, Institute of Materials, Station 12, 1015 Ecublens, Switzerland


Cementitious binders and the building materials and structures made thereof constitute an exceptionally voluminous material flow; about 30 Gt of concrete is produced yearly. Nowadays, these materials are largely Portland cement based, already integrate large volumes of secondary resources and there is intensive research ...

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