Journal of Biomaterials


Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2021

  • Light Weight Clay Bricks in Combination of Sludge Blended with Agro/Wastes

    Hassan Hassanien Mohamed Darweesh

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 16-22
    Received: 2 September 2021
    Accepted: 22 September 2021
    Published: 30 September 2021
    Abstract: The objective of the study is to produce light weight bricks to use as an isolating layer. So, porous or light weight bricks were prepared from clay, sludge, agro/ashes as Saw dust ash (DSA), sugarcane bagasse ash (SCBA) and corn stalk ash (CSA) fired up to 900°C. Physical and mechanical properties were investigated. The chemical composition of the... Show More
  • Characterization of Selected Nigerian Kaolinites and Agricultural Waste Ashes as Materials for Sustainable Geopolymer Brick Manufacturing

    Ogbonna Chidiebere Chinonso

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 23-34
    Received: 29 July 2021
    Accepted: 13 August 2021
    Published: 5 October 2021
    Abstract: There have been reports of an increasing rate of green house gas emissions from different sources resulting to adverse climatic changes all over the world. 2018 BBC Chatham House report stated that about 8% of the worlds CO2 emission come from cement production. Hence the need to look at alternative sources of cement production which would not comp... Show More