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Durability performance of self-compacting concrete
Although self compacting concrete (SCC) is currently used in many countries, there is a fundamental lack of the intrinsic durability of the material itself. This article presents the outcomes from a research program on ...
On the capacity of ozonation to remove antimicrobial compounds, resistant bacteria and toxicity from urban wastewater effluents
•Erythromycin and ethylparaben were rapidly eliminated within 2min at low O3 doses.•5 Transformation products (TPs) were identified retaining the ERY lactone ring.•EtP structural alterations took place at the ethyl ester ...
A Study of Fine Aggregate Properties and Their Effect on the Quality of Cementitious Composite Materials
Aggregate is a major constituent of composite building materials. Therefore, aggregate characteristics have an important influence on mortar properties. The objective of this paper is to study the properties and therefore ...
Degradation of diclofenac during sonolysis, ozonation and their simultaneous application
Diclofenac is a widely used anti-inflammatory non-steroidal drug that escapes conventional urban wastewater treatment trains because of its resistance to biodegradation. Therefore it is frequently found in treated effluents, ...
Mind the gap: The interplay between external and internal actions in the case of corporate social responsibility
Research summary: We explore the effect of the interplay between a firm's external and internal actions on market value in the context of corporate social responsibility ( CSR). Specifically, drawing from the neo-institutional ...