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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Roads

2014-11-17  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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(PDF) Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Roads

2014-12-1  Life cycle inventory (LCI) and Impact assessment (LCIA) Asphalt production d ata for the electricity and heating oil is determined to be 9.8. kWh and 6.8 liter pe r tonne of produced asphalt ...

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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Pavement Maintenance

2020-1-3  Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is an analytical technique for assessing potential environmental burdens and impacts throughout a product’s life from raw material acquisition through production, use and disposal (ISO 2006). LCA is an appropriate tool for assessing the

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Life cycle assessment of roads: Exploring research trends ...

2021-3-10  Life cycle modules according to the EN-17472 (2020) and EN-15804 (2019) standards. In the case of roads, module A1 presents the environmental impacts of the processes associated with the extraction of material mainly from quarries.

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Life Cycle Assessment of Road - IVL

2015-10-22  life cycle assessment methodology. The complete life cycle of a road has been studied including the extraction of raw materials, the production of construction products, the construction process, the maintenance and operation of the road and finally the disposal/reuse of the road at the end of the life cycle (end of the analysed time period).

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) of road pavement materials ...

2014-1-1  Life cycle assessment (LCA) for roads16.2.1. LCA according to DIN ISO 14040. Life cycle assessment is a standard method which takes into account all environmental aspects of the product life cycle (emissions into air, water and soil, waste, use of raw material and exploitation of nature).

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(PDF) Life cycle assessment of roads: Material and process ...

Life cycle assessment of roads: Material and process related energy savings . Teresa M. Gulotta 1 *, Marina Mistretta 2, ... mix asphalt, which contains modified bitumen, including SBS .

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Life cycle assessment of road construction alternative ...

2018-5-1  Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is defined as “the compilation and evaluation of the inputs, outputs and the potential environmental impacts of a product system throughout its life cycle” . This methodology describes and analyzes the resources involved in a system under study and the emissions or wastes derived from its life cycle: from raw ...

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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.

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

Life cycle assessment of asphalt roads: decision support at the project level. 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 ...

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(PDF) Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Pavements

Life cycle assessment (LCA) is being accepted by the road industry for such purpose. It aims to quantify and collate all the environmental impacts from the life time of the product or process.

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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Pavements

2012-10-16  Life cycle assessment starts with a definition of the aim and scope of the study. The main work is in the development of a life cycle inventory (LCI), in which all the significant environmental impacts (input and output) during the life time of the product or process are quantified and compiled.

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

Life cycle assessment of asphalt roads: decision support at the project level. 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 ...

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(PDF) Life cycle assessment framework for asphalt ...

Life cycle assessment framework for asphalt pavements: Methods to calculate and allocate energy of binder and additives July 2012 International Journal of Pavement Engineering 15(4):1-13

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Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Highway Pavements

2013-8-22  Focus: This study makes a comparative analysis of the carbon emissions of asphalt concrete (AC) and portland cement concrete (PCC) pavements through life cycle assessment. The goal is to quantify the carbon emissions associated with pavement material selection over a 50-year lifetime, including maintenance and differences in fuel consumption.

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Life cycle assessment of hot mix asphalt with recycled ...

2021-7-15  Life cycle assessment of hot mix asphalt with recycled concrete aggregates for road pavements construction Daniela L. Vega A.a,b, Joao Santos c and Gilberto Martinez-Arguellesa ... new roads were built and about 40,000 km of existing roads were rehabilitated (Martinez-Arguelles, Acosta, et

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(PDF) Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt variants in ...

The cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment found that a 5.72% reduction in Global Warming Potential (GWP) of CO2e Kg is possible through the substitution of 25% bitumen binder with lignin.

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Life Cycle Assessment of Representative Swiss Road ...

2021-3-12  The subject of this paper is an environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) and life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) of processes needed to construct and maintain representative Swiss asphalt, concrete, and composite pavements (including subbase layers) applicable for the Swiss national road network over a period of 75 years. The environmental indicators analyzed are the global warming potential ...

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A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt and

A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt and Rigid Pavements M. Atakan, A.B. Gültekin and K. Yıldız ... important, given the hundreds of kilometers of roads paved with asphalt or portland ...

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Life Cycle Assessment of Roads: Material and Process ...

2018-6-30  Life Cycle Assessment of Roads: Material and Process Related Energy Savings Teresa M. Gulotta * Marina Mistretta Filippo G. Praticò University of Palermo, Department of Energy, Information Engineering and Mathematical Models (DEIM), Viale delle Scienze, Building 9, Palermo 90128, Italy

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Life Cycle Assessment of Sustainable Asphalt Pavement ...

2021-7-11  maintain asphalt pavements are themselves indicators of the environmental sustainability of a solution. Anyhow, the quantitative analysis of the environmental impacts of pavement systems along the entire life cycle, known as the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) procedure,

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Life cycle inventory and impact assessment for an asphalt ...

2021-1-5  Life cycle assessment method. The life cycle assessment (LCA) method is described by standard ISO 14044:2006 (ISO 2006), which divides the method into four parts: (1) goal and scope definition, (2) life cycle inventory, (3) impact assessment, and (4) interpretation of results.The goal of this study is to quantify the environmental impacts of the construction of a flexible asphalt pavement in ...

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Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Highway Pavements

2013-8-22  Focus: This study makes a comparative analysis of the carbon emissions of asphalt concrete (AC) and portland cement concrete (PCC) pavements through life cycle assessment. The goal is to quantify the carbon emissions associated with pavement material selection over a 50-year lifetime, including maintenance and differences in fuel consumption.

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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Mixtures in Support of

2020-8-27  The scope of the underlying life cycle assessment of the asphalt mixture is strictly “cradle-to-gate” with the gate being defined as the point at which the asphalt mixture is transferred from the silo at an asphalt plant. Figure 1. Diagram of Designations of Modular Information Used Product Scope

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LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT STUDY FOR NEW AND

2011-7-25  of asphalt mixtures in a life cycle assessment (LCA) perspective and the importance of computer software as technology that facilitates this type of research. The analysis is based on the comparison between recycled versus traditional asphalt mixtures from the point of view of their ecological impact, expressed in kg CO2e emissions/tonne of ...

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Life cycle assessment framework for asphalt pavements ...

The construction, maintenance and disposal of asphalt pavements may lead to considerable environmental impacts, in terms of energy use and emissions during the life of the pavement. In order to enable quantification of the potential environmental impacts due to construction, maintenance and disposal of roads, an open life cycle assessment (LCA) framework for the asphalt pavements is

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[PDF] Environmental Life-Cycle Assessment for Asphalt ...

Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) analyzes the total energy and resource requirements and environmental impact of human-designed systems. Both policymakers and industry have shown a great deal of interest in applying LCA as a decision-making criterion during planning and design for new pavement construction, and maintenance and rehabilitation activities.

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Environmental Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Road ...

2016-10-17  Environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) is a well-established and standardized method and has been widely used due to the increased awareness in importance of environmental stewardship (ISO, 2006). LCA is a method that evaluates potential environmental impacts for a product or service over its full life cycle (ISO, 2006).

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Comparative life cycle assessment (LCA) of bio-modified ...

2017-12-1  This study is a life cycle assessment (LCA) of conventional asphalt binder versus bio-modified binder that is produced by mixing asphalt binder with bio-binder obtained from swine manure. Both processes were evaluated and compared in terms of their contribution to global warming, using a global warming potential index and energy consumption. This LCA study uses a cradle-to-gate

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Life Cycle Assessment of roads in the frame of the

2011-4-7  Life Cycle Assessment of roads in the frame of the Spanish FENIX project. Alberto Moral 1, Laura Pablos 1, Nuria García 1, Rubén Irusta 1,2, José Ramón López 3, Jesús Felipo 3 1 CARTIF Centro Tecnológico, Environmental Division. Parque Tecnológico de Boecillo 205, 47151 Boecillo, Valladolid, Spain, ph. +0034 983546504.

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