WORK PACKAGES

Work Plan – WORK PACKAGE 1

Title: The selection of waste materials (fly ash) to be hydrothermally alkalized and therefore turned into new material based on geopolymer matrix for construction application

Aim: Preparation of the theoretical concept for the new composites, analysis and optimization of the structure and mechanical properties and performance of designed composite materials and assessment of their materials for selected applications

Participants: OHU, UBB, CUT, PUCP, UNMdP

Deliverables: The report being a result of research work carried out defining gaps in the available solutions in the marketplace and preparation of publications / presentations at scientific conferences presenting the results of the comparative analysis on existing solutions and future market trends

Milestones: Choosing min. 5 matrix for future tests (based on different ashes from different countries or regions)

Work Plan – WORK PACKAGE 2

Title: The selection of waste materials (natural fibres) as a fillers and therefore turned into new composites for construction application

Aim: The selection of most suitable waste fibres added to the hydrothermally alkalized fly ash in order to improve its proper

Participants: UBB, CUT, PUCP, RTU, UCUDAL

Deliverables: The report determination of the effect of additives on the properties of the matrix; materials for publication/ onferences.

Milestones: Choosing 5 promising compositions (matrix & fibre).

Work Plan – WORK PACKAGE 3

Title: Optimization using computer methods properties of new materials and structural elements made of them

Aim: Analysis and optimization using computer methods of the structure and mechanical properties of composites and the assessment of their ability to be used the construction materials.

Participants: RTU, UPT, UNMdP

Deliverables: The report contains the prepared material models and practical applications for their use; preparation of publications / presentations at scientific conferences presenting the results of the modeling

Milestones: Results of computer optimization for 5 elements schemes to their production

Work Plan – WORK PACKAGE 4

Title: The research into the application of new materials – comparison functional properties materials

Aim: Comparison between the new composites and the traditional materials in regard of their properties in laboratory

Participants: PUCP, CUT, UPT, RTU, UCUDAL, UNMdP

Deliverables: The report contains the results of the tests and preparing materials for scientific publication concerning the practical application of the new materials; materials for publication/ conferences.

Milestones: Development of compositions based on waste materials optimized for the required basic properties of composites (selection on the basic of laboratory tests) and design the prototype solution for tests.

Work Plan – WORK PACKAGE 5

Title: Analysis of practical applications of new materials for construction application and testing prototype components in laboratory as well as validated it in relevant environment

Aim: Preparation of solutions and testing prototype components in lab as well as in relevant environment and comparison between the new composites and the traditional materials in regard of their properties in varying environmental conditions.

Participants: CUT, BBU, UPT, OHU, RTU, UCUDAL

Deliverables: Prototype and results of its tests in relevant environment; report and preparation of publications / presentations at scientific conferences presenting the results of the work; monograph.

Milestones: Tested prototype in relevant environment.