1 edition of Lunar concrete found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Richard A. Kaden, editor.|
|Series||SP ;, 125, Publication SP ;, 125.|
|Contributions||Kaden, Richard A., American Concrete Institute.|
|LC Classifications||TL799.M6 L832 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 304 p. :|
|Number of Pages||304|
|LC Control Number||91071712|
Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. The main ingredient in “lunar concrete” would be a powdery soil found on the moon’s surface known as lunar regolith. ESA said urea, which can break hydrogen bonds and reduce the viscosity of fluid.
Lunar concrete (made from Hydraulic Cement and lunar soil) has been studied and suggested as the construction material of choice for some of the lunar projects. Unfortunately, its hydration requires water which is going to be a precious commodity on the moon. Human urine* could one day be used to make concrete to build on the Moon. The European Space Agency (ESA) said researchers in a recent study it sponsored found that urea, the main chemical ingredient in urine, would make the mixture for a lunar concrete easier to mould into the required shape before it hardens into its sturdy final form.
The lunar concrete is a geopolymer mixture which is similar to concrete. The research found that adding urea to this mixture worked better than other common plasticisers to recuse the need for water. example, a prefabricated concrete lunar habitation structure with a diameter of ft and a height of 72 ft was proposed [ 26 ]. However, the 3D printing technology, compared with the pre-.
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Drawing from the lunar experiences of the six Apollo landing missions to the Lunar concrete book American and Soviet robotic missions to current space activities and research, this volume summarizes the 5/5(2).
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lunar concrete. Detroit, Mich.: American Concrete Institute, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource. Lin notes that the abundance of calcium oxide in lunar minerals raises the possibility of concrete as a local construction material. If oxygen is produced on the Moon as a propellant for the Space Transportation System,then sufficient waterFile Size: 2MB.
Focusing on lunar soil mechanics, the book concludes with discussions on lunar concrete, terraforming, and using greenhouses for agricultural purposes. Lunar Concrete is the exciting new symposium volume which explores the production and use of concrete on the moon.
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One promising method is the Dry-Mix/Steam-Injection method for producing a lunar concrete as a possible material which is based on cement made from lunar resources developed by T. Lin. View. Cinder book. R reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The first book in the Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer.
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The lunar concrete is a geopolymer mixture which is similar to concrete. The research found that adding urea to this mixture worked better than other common plasticisers to recuse the need for water. It printed the urea-based mortar using a 3D printer, which proved to be stronger and also retained good workability.
The possibility of using concrete as a construction material at the Moon surface is considered. Dissimilarities between the Earth and the Moon and their possible effects on concrete are also emphasized.
Availability of constituent materials for concrete at lunar surface is addressed. An emphasis is given to two types of materials, namely, hydraulic concrete and sulfur by: 4.
Nevertheless, all proposed lunar concrete solutions, such as sulphur or polymeric concretes, as well as 3-D printed concretes, are based on utilizing lunar soil in its raw state.
The authors propose a lunar aggregate which will mirror the characteristics of an earthly aggregate. producing water from lunar regolith (Kanamori et al, ), its use to hydrate concrete is doubtful especially in the first stage of the lunar outpost.
This project was carried out by the authors to study the feasibility of using lunar regolith and binders other than hydraulic cement to produce lunar Size: KB. The American Concrete Institute. Founded in and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, the American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development, dissemination, and adoption of its consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design.
This paper describes a method of manufacturing concrete under vacuum conditions, based on an enhancement of the Dry-Mix/Steam-Injection method (DMSI) by T.
LIN. The aim is the production of concrete elements for the construction of modular protective structures on the moon. Cinder: Book One in the Lunar Chronicles Marissa Meyer. Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing.
A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg.
Focusing on lunar soil mechanics, the book concludes with discussions on lunar concrete, terraforming, and using greenhouses for agricultural purposes. Drawing from the lunar experiences of the six Apollo landing missions to the many American and Soviet robotic missions to current space activities and research, this volume summarizes the.
BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency said Friday that human urine could one day become a useful ingredient in making concrete to build on the moon. The agency said researchers in a recent study it sponsored found that urea, the main organic compound in urine, would make the mixture for a “lunar concrete” more malleable before it.
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The Contents of This Book Chapter 2: Exploration, Samples, and Recent Concepts of the Moon. Lunar Exploration Lunar Samples New Views of the Moon from Exploration New Concepts of the Moon Following Exploration Chapter 3: The Lunar Environment.
Earth and Moon Compared The Astronaut Experience Terrain Dust Temperatures on the Lunar Surface Lunar.The urea in urine makes it an ideal ingredient to combine with lunar soil, creating a sort of ‘lunar concrete’ that hardens into rigid shapes.
Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. Not long ago.A lunar concrete was developed in this study using a thermoplastic polymer (polyethylene) in the mixture.
To produce lunar concrete, artificial lunar soil (i.e. lunar simulant) was preliminarily produced by grinding basalt, a chemically similar rock to the lunar soil, which was subsequently further ground to meet the fineness Cited by: 9.