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Gamma Radiation as a Recycling Tool for Waste Materials Used in Concrete

This particular review paper considered the use of gamma radiation as a tool for structural modification of recovered materials from waste and its use for preparing concrete. The use of gamma radiation to enhance the mechanical properties of concrete as well as the reuse and recycling of waste materials have been taken into consideration. Reinforced concrete is now crucial to the technological advancement of the building sector. Major engineering projects and general construction frequently employ it. Numerous significant technological developments have helped to create stronger, more effective materials that offer great advantages. Most often, after a very brief period of usage, these things degrade the environment by becoming garbage. Due to this circumstance, there is now a major environmental problem on a global scale. Investigations should have concentrated on recycling utilizing cutting-edge and healthy technologies, such as gamma radiation, as an alternative to traditional mechanical and chemical recycling techniques in order to tackle this issue, promote sustainable development, and reduce environmental pollution. The mechanical qualities of concrete, such as the compressive strength and elastic modulus, are increased by the inclusion of waste particles and the use of gamma radiation, which are effective instruments for reusing and recycling waste materials.

Waste Materials, Gamma Radiation, Concrete, Recycling, Mechanical Properties

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Biniyam Nigussie Edae. (2022). Gamma Radiation as a Recycling Tool for Waste Materials Used in Concrete. American Journal of Construction and Building Materials, 6(2), 85-92. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ajcbm.20220602.12

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Biniyam Nigussie Edae. Gamma Radiation as a Recycling Tool for Waste Materials Used in Concrete. Am. J. Constr. Build. Mater. 2022, 6(2), 85-92. doi: 10.11648/j.ajcbm.20220602.12

AMA Style

Biniyam Nigussie Edae. Gamma Radiation as a Recycling Tool for Waste Materials Used in Concrete. Am J Constr Build Mater. 2022;6(2):85-92. doi: 10.11648/j.ajcbm.20220602.12

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