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Experimental study of the use of crumb rubber as a structural component in slender steel elements
Facing a serious waste management problem, the accumulation of scrap tires represents a huge environmental and health problem not only to Puerto Rico, but also to many nations. It is necessary to consider alternatives ...
Experimental study of possible uses of crumb rubber for structural applications
Currently many nations, including the United States, confront one of the biggest international problems concerning the disposal of solid waste, as scrap tires are when they are not properly disposed. To contribute to the ...
Evaluation of waste tire crumb rubber and dewatered sludges as adsorbents of heavy metals ions in the Miradero Water Treatment Plant at Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Water pollution by heavy metal species is a major environmental concern, and existing technologies are not always adequate for meeting regulatory limits. Major sources of pollution of aqueous effluents with heavy metal ...
Evaluación de mezclas de arena y goma triturada como relleno de muros de contención
Esta tesis estudió una alternativa de reciclaje de neumáticos viejos en la forma de neumático triturado como material de relleno en muros de contención. Este material reciclado se considera costo efectivo y tiene ventajas ...
Evaluación experimental de las propiedades mecánicas de mezcla de goma triturada y arena Ottawa
During this investigation the effect on the mechanical properties of Ottawa sand when different percentages of shredded tires added to the sand specimens was studied. In addition, an alternative for recycling shredded tires ...