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Advances in Sustainable Construction Materials

Select Proceedings of ASCM 2019

  • Rathish Kumar Pancharathi
  • Bhaskar Sangoju
  • Sandeep Chaudhary
Conference proceedings

Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 68)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Sustainable Material Alternatives and Special Concrete

  3. Embodied Energy, Carbon Footprint and Impact on Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. D. Annapurna, Ravande Kishore
      Pages 61-71
  4. Life Cycle Assessment of Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Suchith Reddy Arukala, Vaibhav P. Kalpande, Rathish Kumar Pancharathi
      Pages 87-101
  5. Advanced or Alternative Construction Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. B. Sumanth Kumar, Arnab Sen, D. Rama Seshu
      Pages 105-117
  6. Recycling and Reuse of Construction Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Ramswaroop Mandolia, Salman Siddique, Sandeep Chaudhary
      Pages 121-130
  7. MCDM Methods for Selecting Alternative Construction Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Subbarao Yarramsetty, M. V. N. Sivakumar, P. Anand Raj
      Pages 147-158
    3. Suchith Reddy Arukala, Rathish Kumar Pancharathi, P. Anand Raj
      Pages 159-169
    4. Saurav Shah, Rajan Sharma, Shashi Paswan, Ashish Bhandari, Suchith Reddy Arukala, Rathish Kumar Pancharathi
      Pages 171-182

About these proceedings


This book presents select proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Sustainable Construction Materials (ASCM 2019) held at the National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India. The book includes contributions from academics and practitioners on low-energy cement technologies, innovative materials and structural technologies towards cost-effective, environment friendly, durable, energy-efficient, and sustainable construction. The topics covered emphasize on cutting-edge, economically viable, and sustainable solutions with an aim to increase profitability, and decrease construction time and overall impact on the built environment. The book will be useful for researchers and practitioners interested in sustainable construction and allied fields. 


Construction Materials Sustainable and Special Concretes Durability and Performance Sustainable Design Green Building Energy Efficiency ASCM 2019

Editors and affiliations

  • Rathish Kumar Pancharathi
    • 1
  • Bhaskar Sangoju
    • 2
  • Sandeep Chaudhary
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringNational Institute of Technology WarangalWarangalIndia
  2. 2.CSIR-Structural Engineering Research CentreChennaiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology IndoreIndoreIndia

About the editors

Dr. P. Rathish Kumar is currently Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Warangal. He obtained his Ph.D from the National Institute of Technology, Warangal and Doctor of Engineering & Post-Doctoral research from Japan. His major areas of interest include new/alternate/supplementary cementitious materials, special concretes, rehabilitation of structures, construction technology and management, structural health monitoring and earthquake engineering. He has published 205 articles in various international and national journals and conferences of repute. He is a recipient of several awards including the Aftab Mufti Medal, prestigious Monbusho and JSPS Scholarships of the Japanese Government, Best Engineering Researcher Award, Heritage Scholarship to visit IST Portugal, Danish Government Scholarship, Italy Government Post Doctoral Scholarship, Heritage Scholarship under Erasmus Mundus, AIT Fellowship, Jawaharlal Nehru memorial fellowship and Distinguished Alumnus award. Prof Kumar is a member of the Research Advisory Council member of the National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM), Hyderabad for the past four years. He has representation in several Bureau of Indian Standard committees like CED-4 ie Lime and Gypsum Products of the Bureau of Indian Standards, Member of the Preparation of the Handbook of lime for the Buruea of Indian Standards, Convenor for revision of all parts of the Indian Standard Code IS 2542-1978 including tests for Gypsum, Plaster, Concrete and Mortars, Member of the Revision of Indian Standard Code IS 712:1984 ie Specification for building limes (third revision). He is on the editorial board of Journal of Facta Universtatis, Journal of Cement Wapno Beton among others.

Dr. Bhaskar Sangoju is a Senior Principal Scientist in Advanced Materials Laboratory (AML), CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre (SERC) Chennai, India. He has nearly 20 years of experience in industrial research, sponsored and consultancy projects. He graduated in Civil Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad; received his M.Tech in Structural Engineering from JNTU, Hyderabad and Ph.D. from IIT Madras. He has more than 70 publications in journals and conference proceedings. His areas of interest include durability of reinforced concrete including condition assessment and service life enhancement, quality and integrity assessment of new and existing concrete structures using NDT&E. He received the outstanding PhD thesis award from the Indian Concrete Institute (ICI), and NACE International Gateway India Section. He was a visiting scientist to work in the area of advanced NDT for Reinforced concrete structures at Federal Institute of Materials and Testing (BAM) Berlin, Germany. He is a Principal member, CED2:7, BIS New Delhi.

Dr. Sandeep Chaudhary is currently working as a Professor and Dean of Infrastructure Development in the Discipline of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Indore. Before joining IIT Indore, he served as a faculty member in different capacities at MNIT Jaipur. He obtained his B.E from MBM Engineering College Jodhpur, M.E from MREC Jaipur, Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and carried out his Post-Doctoral research at Kunsan National University, S. Korea. His research interests include strength, durability and microstructure of concrete, sustainable construction practices and steel-concrete composite structures. He has carried out various sponsored research and consultancy projects and has published more than a hundred papers in well-known international and national journals and conference proceedings.  He has served on prestigious committees at National and International Level and is presently chairing the Technical Committee-1 of Asian Concrete Federation.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Advances in Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Book Subtitle Select Proceedings of ASCM 2019
  • Editors Rathish Kumar Pancharathi
    Bhaskar Sangoju
    Sandeep Chaudhary
  • Series Title Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
  • Series Abbreviated Title Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-15-3360-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-15-3363-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-15-3361-7
  • Series ISSN 2366-2557
  • Series E-ISSN 2366-2565
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XX, 236
  • Number of Illustrations 51 b/w illustrations, 115 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Building Materials
    Geoengineering, Foundations, Hydraulics
    Sustainable Architecture/Green Buildings
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