Energy-efficient construction and production

Mineralized foamed concrete acting compositely with
thermally activated UHPC shells

Problem statement

Industry consumes 40 % of the electric power produced (Fig. 1). Most of the energy supplied to production processes is converted to heat, which requires extensive active cooling. Within this context, a collective research program is planned that supports the erection of a model factory at Darmstadt Technical University. The interdisciplinary consortium composed of research institutes and industry is searching for innovative solutions that transfer the mostly excess heat generated during manufacturing processes for effective use at other points of the production line. Process...

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