Decision-making model using the Analytical Hierarchy Process for the selection of the type of concrete and the method of its maintenance in dry, hot climate conditions
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State University of Stanislaw Staszica in Pila, Department of Civil Engineering, 64-920 Pila, Podchorazych 10, Poland
Poznan University of Technology, Institute of Building Engineering, Piotrowo 5, 60-965 Poznan
Submission date: 2022-09-19
Final revision date: 2022-12-03
Acceptance date: 2023-01-17
Publication date: 2023-09-18
Archives of Civil Engineering 2023;3(3)
The article presents selected types of phase change materials (PCM) and their properties in terms of applications in construction and concrete technology. The purpose of using PCM is to allow the technological barrier to be exceeded in hot and dry climate conditions, enabling the construction of non-cracking concrete structures. Methodology of the multi-criteria decision-making process with the use of a relatively newdecision-making tool in construction – the Analytical Hierarchical Process (AHP) is presented. Theoretical aspects of the method and an example of its practical use for the selection of the best material variant and concrete care method in the dry Syrian climate are presented. The conclusions resulting from the presented article concern two areas, i.e. the advisability of using phase change materials for temperature regulation in the maturing fresh concrete in dry climate conditions and the attractiveness of the AHP method justifying the advisability of choosing the maintenance methods in such conditions.
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