Special Issue "Advances in Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3) Concrete"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 November 2022) | Viewed by 2784
Interests: cement replacement materials; durability of concrete; LC3 cement
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Cement-industry-related carbon dioxide emissions account for 5–8 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions globally. Each tonne of cement emits about the same amount of CO2. As a result, quick action to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate climate change is required. Many studies on reducing cement use have been conducted as a result of this. Supplemental cementitious materials (SCMs) are materials that are used in concrete to replace some of the cement. SCMs are currently found in nearly every type of cement. However, the quality and quantity of SCMs available for a global cement replacement strategy remain limited. Despite the fact that limestone is plentiful, adding more than 10% of it to cement increases porosity and degrades characteristics. Clay, on the other hand, is widely available, and calcined clay has been proved to be a good cement alternative. Making limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) is a practical choice because clays and limestone are abundantly available all over the world. This Special Issue will cover the rapidly growing body of knowledge about LC3, the background to the development of LC3, detailed reviews of the chemistry of LC3 hydration and synthesis, raw material qualities and manufacturing processes, and environmental aspects of LC3.
Dr. Salim Barbhuiya
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- limestone calcined clay (LC3) cement
- fly ash
- compressive strength