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Title: Growing buildings with bacteria
Authors: Ng, Jonathan Zheng Xiang
Keywords: Engineering::Environmental engineering::Environmental protection
Issue Date: 2022
Publisher: Nanyang Technological University
Source: Ng, J. Z. X. (2022). Growing buildings with bacteria. Final Year Project (FYP), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. https://hdl.handle.net/10356/163846
Abstract: Concrete is one of the world’s leading material consumed, it is the most crucial material in the Construction Industry. Noting such extensive use of the material, it is noteworthy that the problems associated with concrete will lead to larger production required for repair and maintenance of concrete. In order to tackle the rising production of concrete and the large carbon footprint it possess, newer technologies are studied and one of which is bio-cement. Bio-cement is process based on Microbially Induced Calcium Carbonate Precipitation (MICP) which helps the concrete to “heal” itself through the natural metabolic processes by bacteria to create calcium carbonate which binds sand particles when a crack is formed on the concrete. The study will provide insight on the urease activity of four Sporosarcina Pasteurii strains, notably DSM33 and its novel strains of E1, E2 and E3.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/163846
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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