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Title: Development trend of radiation shielding concrete
Authors: Poon, CS 
Zhao, H
Kou, SC
Keywords: Cathode ray tube (CRT) glass recycling
Current problem
Development trend
Radiation shield concrete
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: 武漢理工大學學報編輯部
Source: 武漢理工大學學報 (Journal of Wuhan University of Technology), 2011, v. 33, no. 1, p. 45-51 How to cite?
Journal: 武漢理工大學學報 (Journal of Wuhan University of Technology) 
Abstract: The use of radiation is common in many fields of applications including in nuclear reactors, different types of industries and medicine. The potential impact of radiation on the environment and human health are of significant concern. This article presents a review of research efforts that have been made on developing radiation shield concrete in China and overseas countries. The review covers raw materials selection, effects of mineral admixtures on concrete properties, mix design, and long-term performance of the concrete. The current problems and research gasps are analyzed. A new technique of utilizing crushed leaded glass derived from waste cathode ray tubes (CRT) is proposed for the development of the radiation shielding concrete.
ISSN: 1000-2405
EISSN: 1671-4431
DOI: 10.3963/j.issn.1671-4431.2011.01.010
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