Date: Friday, 23rd June 2017, from 9:15 to 11:45h
Location: Faculty of Civil Engineering, Silesian University of Technology
Summary: Friday meeting was opened by João Castro Gomes and Marcin Górski. The main part of the meeting stated presentations of secondments’ participants. Imed Beghoura (UBI) presented works done during the secondment at Alsitek “Foamed alkali-activated materials using different combinations of wastes and granulated expanded cork”; Jorge Duran Suárez and Rafael Peralbo (UGR) presented works done during the secondment at Alsitek and Sofalca “Insulating materials by combining mining waste-based ceramic materials with expanded cork. Proposal of isolating-fire resistance mortar and precasts based in geopolimers”; Nuno Estrada (SOFALCA) described the production process of expanded cork; Natalia Paszek (SUT) presented works done during the secondment at Beira Serra “Material model of alkali-activated materials – ongoing research progress” and Leszek Szojda (SUT) presented works done during the secondment at Alsitek “Theoretical fundamentals of material model”. The session was ended with open discussion and concluding remarks.