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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Roads - diva-portal

2014-11-17  neglected either. Life cycle assessment (LCA) as a method can be used to assess the environmental impacts of a road system over its entire life time. Studying the life cycle perspective of roads can help us improve the technology in order to achieve a system that has a lower impact on the environment. There are number of LCA tools available.

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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Roads - DiVA portal

The impact on the environment cannot be neglected either. Life cycle assessment (LCA) as a method can be used to assess the environmental impacts of a road system over its entire life time. Studying the life cycle perspective of roads can help us improve the technology in order to achieve a system that has a lower impact on the environment.

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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt ... - diva-portal

2012-9-25  substances are often a result from the activities in different life cycle stages of a product´s life. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a versatile tool to investigate the environmental aspect of a product, a service, a process or an activity by identifying and quantifying related input and output flows utilized by the system and its delivered ...

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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Pavements ... - DIVA

In order to enable quantification of the potential environmental impacts due to the construction, maintenance and disposal of roads, an open life cycle assessment (LCA) framework for asphalt pavements was developed. Emphasis was given on the calculation and allocation of energy used for the binder and the additives.

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Life cycle assessment in road ... - kth.diva-portal

The results of the first case study indicated that operation of the tunnel (mainly, lighting and ventilation) has the largest contribution in terms of energy use and GHG emissions throughout its life cycle. The second case study identified the main hotspots and compared

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Life cycle assessment of asphalt roads: decision support ...

Life cycle assessment (LCA) as a method can be used to assess the environmental impacts of a road system over its entire life time. Studying the life cycle perspective of roads can help us improve the technology in order to achieve a system that has a lower impact on the environment. There are number of LCA tools available.

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Life Cycle Assessment for the Green ... - DiVA portal

Life cycle assessment (LCA) as a method can be used to assess the environmental impacts of a road system over its entire life time. Studying the life cycle perspective of roads can help us improve the technology in order to achieve a system that has a lower impact on the environment.

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Life cycle assessment of a road investment – estimating ...

2015-1-14  roads life time. How the results are related to the transport objectives is also addressed. A life cycle assessment method is used to evaluate an infrastructure investment, including construction, operation, maintenance and traffic during 60 years. A small community is used

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Life cycle assessment in early ... - kth.diva-portal

The aim of this paper is to assess the current annual climate impact and primary energy use of Swedish transport infrastructure by using a methodological approach based on life cycle assessment. The scope includes new construction and management of roads, railways, airports, ports, and fairway channels.

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Overview of road infrastructure planning process and the ...

2012-9-18  emissions and energy use (Miliutenko, 2012). Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a method which could be used to calculate the life cycle energy use and GHG emissions of the road infrastructure. LCA quantifies the potential environmental impacts of a product system, during its whole life cycle, this

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[PDF] Life cycle assessment of roads and pavements ...

Corpus ID: 107078084. Life cycle assessment of roads and pavements : studies made in Europe @inproceedings{Carlson2011LifeCA, title={Life cycle assessment of roads and pavements : studies made in Europe}, author={A. Carlson}, year={2011} }

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Life Cycle Assessment of concrete structures using public ...

2011-9-15  construction and maintenance of asphalt pavements” Journal of leaner Production 17 (2009): 283-296²..... 31 3.2.5 Birgisdóttir H. (2005), “Life cycle assessment for

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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF GROUTED MACADAM AT ... -

2012-9-5  The life-cycle cost analysis showed that assuming that the grouted macadam has a service life of twenty years and rehabilitation of the asphalt concrete in the form of mill and refill takes place every fourth year the life-cycle costs are approximately the same. A

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Overview of road infrastructure planning process and the ...

2012-9-18  emissions and energy use (Miliutenko, 2012). Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a method which could be used to calculate the life cycle energy use and GHG emissions of the road infrastructure. LCA quantifies the potential environmental impacts of a product system, during its whole life cycle, this

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Environmental Product Declaration – EPD

Life cycle assessment – Results The results of the life cycle assessment of 1 ton (1000 kg) of asphalt of various types are given in Table 3 to Table 6, presen - ting Potential environmental impact, Use of resources, Waste production and Output flows. Potential environmental impact Impact category Unit AG 16 ABB 22 ABT 16 ABS 11 AG 16 PMB ABB 22

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Postpr int - ri.diva-portal

2020-8-3  building’s life cycle are accounted for. Further climate impact reductions can be obtained by keeping the biogenic carbon dioxide stored after end-of-life or by extending the building’s service life, but the time horizon and impact allocation among different life cycles must be properly addressed. Keywords Life Cycle Assessment Dynamic LCA

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Simon Magnusson Nr2 - DiVA portal

2016-11-25  extracted from quarries and used as construction materials in roads, buildings and other civil engineering projects. Common applications are in road subbase, asphalt and concrete (Arulrajah et al., 2013). EU statistics show that the annual use of non-metallic minerals extracted from quarries is about 4.3 ton/ capita.

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Green two-wheeled mobility - kth.diva-portal

2014-12-4  The last part of the analysis encompasses a Life Cycle Assessment of an average electric scooter to give a quantitative meaning to the life cycle comparison and to assess the environmental benefits of the proposed recycling scenarios. To perform the Life Cycle Assessment a software, SimaPro 7.3, is used. This software lets the user

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Environmental life-cycle assessment Nature Materials

2017-6-27  Environmental life-cycle assessment. Concerns about the planet's health call for a careful evaluation of the environmental impact of materials choices. Life-cycle assessment is a tool that can ...

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An environmental life cycle assessment of forklift ...

2016-4-11  The study used the life cycle assessment (LCA) approach. According to the ISO 14044 requirements (ISO 14044 2006), an LCA study should include the following four phases: goal and scope definition, life cycle inventory, life cycle impact assessment, and interpretation.The life cycle impact assessment (LCIA) calculation was made in the SimaPro 7.1.8 Developer software using the IMPACT

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Postpr int - ri.diva-portal

2020-8-3  building’s life cycle are accounted for. Further climate impact reductions can be obtained by keeping the biogenic carbon dioxide stored after end-of-life or by extending the building’s service life, but the time horizon and impact allocation among different life cycles must be properly addressed. Keywords Life Cycle Assessment Dynamic LCA

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Sustainability and Energy Efficient Management of Roads

2016-2-5  of Roads ̶ was to improve the common understanding and performance of sustainable development. The whole life cycle of sustainabi lity and energy efficiency should be considered and decision-making tools should be developed with practical application to all stages of road planning, design, construction and maintenance.

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INFLUENCE OF SKID RESISTANCE IN MICROSCOPIC ... -

2016-5-4  Conventional Hot Mixture Asphalt (HMA), usually applied to urban roads; ii) HMA with grooving (HMAg), applied on landing and takeoff airport lanes due to the required high levels of skid resistance (Figure 2a); and iii) Double Asphalt Surface Treatment (DAST), commonly used in low traffic volume and surface restoration (Figure 2b).

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Life-Cycle Cost Analysis – Pavement Interactive

The FHWA report FHWA-SA-98-079, Life-Cycle Cost Analysis in Pavement Design defines life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) as: “an analysis technique that builds on the well-founded principles of economic analysis to evaluate the over-all-long-term economic efficiency between competing alternative investment options. It does not address equity ...

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The Potential of 3PL Involvement in an ... - DiVA portal

2016-10-28  Master Thesis: The Potential of 3PL Involvement in an Asphalt Manufacturing Project Emele, J. 2 Abstract Purpose – This thesis explores and identifies issues considered critical when engaging third- party logistics (3PL) in an asphalt-manufacturing project. The research highlights and

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Exploring the Viability of Electric ... - hig.diva-portal

2020-7-6  life cycle assessment (LCA). An LCA can be used to compare different modes of transport or dif-ferent fuels such as EVs and ICEVs. There are, however, varying results, ranging from only 10% to as much as a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to diesel. Despite the

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Management of road tunnels: Construction, maintenance

2016-1-1  But, maintenance costs have a strong influence on the total costs in order to be covered during the whole life infrastructure’; moreover, the performances retention of an infrastructure, over its whole life-cycle, need both economic and technical efforts (Loprencipe et al., 2015). In addition, road management costs increase when roads include ...

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Model of Carbon Footprint Assessment for the Life Cycle

2020-4-2  The paper presents a new computational LCA model that enables the assessment of the life cycle greenhouse gas emission for the life cycle of a wastewater collection, transport and

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Assessment of forest-based biofuels for Arctic marine ...

2021-11-1  Life cycle assessment was employed to assess the impacts of forest-based biofuels. • Production of forest-based bioethanol had lower impacts in climate change. • Replacing HFO by forest-based biodiesel reduced acidification potential by 55%. • Blends of MGO and biodiesel have potential to reduce overall environmental impacts.

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Highways England - Highways England

Interim High Court injunctions have been issued for our roads to prevent them from being obstructed for protest purposes. The strategic road network, managed by National Highways, stretches over 4,300 miles and connects the UK’s major towns and cities. As international delegates meet in Glasgow to tackle climate change, National Highways ...

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