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    • Estimated and real durability of unfired clay bricks: Determining factorsand representativeness of the laboratory tests 

      Seco Meneses, Andrés; Urmeneta, Pablo; Prieto Cobo, Eduardo; García, Beñat; Miqueleiz, Luis (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper presents an analysis of the representativeness of the main laboratory tests and the real dura-bility of earth-based construction materials. For this study, a natural marl soil, mixed with different per-centages ...
    • Magnesium oxide as alternative binder for unfired clay bricks manufacturing 

      Espuelas Zuazu, Sandra; Omer, Joshua; Marcelino Sádaba, Sara; Echeverría, Angel María; Seco Meneses, Andrés (Elsevier, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Replacement of fired bricks by unfired ones could be an effective way to reduce the building industryenvironmental footprint: Their manufacture not only requires less energy and natural resources but alsogenerates less waste. ...
    • Monitoring water vapour with GNSS during a heavy rainfall event in the Spanish Mediterranean area 

      Priego, E.; Jones, J.; Porres, M. J.; Seco Meneses, Andrés (Taylor & Francis, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The Spanish Mediterranean area is periodically affected by torrential rainfall events during autumn. In September 2012, one of these episodes took place with up to 50 mm of rain in a 1-hour period and with more than 300 ...
    • Sulfate soils stabilization with magnesium-based binders 

      Seco Meneses, Andrés; Miqueleiz, Luis; Prieto Cobo, Eduardo; Marcelino Sádaba, Sara; García, Beñat; Urmeneta, Pablo (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Sulfate soils' stabilization is a very interesting subject with technical, economic and environmental implications. The difficulty of their stabilization is due to the fact that the usual stabilizer additives are based ...
    • Sustainable unfired bricks manufacturing from construction anddemolition wastes 

      Seco Meneses, Andrés; Omer, Joshua; Marcelino Sádaba, Sara; Espuelas Zuazu, Sandra; Prieto Cobo, Eduardo (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The management of construction and demolition wastes is a huge challenge for most Governments. Thegreatest component of such wastes is concrete and masonry fragments or remains. Among the most com-mon approaches to ...
    • Technical and environmental characterization of hydraulic and alkaline binders 

      Espuelas Zuazu, Sandra; Echeverría, Angel María; Marcelino Sádaba, Sara; Prieto Cobo, Eduardo; Seco Meneses, Andrés (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Portland cement is a widely used binder in construction and building applications because of its good properties. Despite its convenience as construction material, the social demands and policies trends are requesting a ...