This reference text establishes linkages between the user industries and the providers of clean technologies and sustainable materials for a rapid transformation of the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The text covers several aspects of sustainable applications including clean technologies, climate change and its effects, sustainable buildings (smart cities), sustainability in road construction, sustainable use of geosynthetic, innovative materials, and sustainable construction practices. The text will be useful for senior undergraduate students, graduate students, and researchers in the fields of civil engineering and other infrastructure-related professionals and planners.

The book:

  • Discusses clean technologies and sustainable materials in depth
  • Covers concepts of sustainability in road construction, and water retaining structures
  • Examines environmental policies and practices
  • Discusses climate change and its effects in a comprehensive manner
  • Covers sustainable buildings including smart cities

As this book discusses concepts related to sustainable civil engineering practices in a single volume, it will be an ideal reference text for everyone aiming at developments of sustainable infrastructures.

chapter 9|13 pages

Waste lime sludge

A potential additive in asphalt

chapter 10|20 pages

Sustainable solid waste management and factors influencing it

An assessment from Indian context

chapter 11|19 pages

Carbon-neutral construction

Assessing the potential for carbon capture in an integrated pavement system

chapter 12|19 pages

Communal rainwater systems

An alternative to individual household systems

chapter 13|17 pages

Climate change and geo-infrastructures

Assessment and challenges