Developments in the Formulation and Reinforcement of Concrete

Developments in the Formulation and Reinforcement of Concrete, Second Edition, presents the latest developments on topics covered in the first edition. In addition, it includes new chapters on supplementary cementitious materials, mass concrete, the sustainably of concrete, service life prediction, limestone cements, the corrosion of steel in concrete, alkali-aggregate reactions, and concrete as a multiscale material. The book's chapters introduce the reader to some of the most important issues facing today's concrete industry. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, users will find this to be a must-have reference for civil and structural engineers. Summarizes a wealth of recent research on structural concrete, including material microstructure, concrete types, and variation and construction techniques Emphasizes concrete mixture design and applications in civil and structural engineering Reviews modern concrete materials and novel construction systems, such as the precast industry and structures requiring high-performance concrete

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  • Author : Sidney Mindess
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 442 pages
  • ISBN : 0128189282
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Developments in the Formulation and Reinforcement of Concrete

Developments in the Formulation and Reinforcement of Concrete
  • Author : Sidney Mindess
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 26 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKDevelopments in the Formulation and Reinforcement of Concrete

Developments in the Formulation and Reinforcement of Concrete, Second Edition, presents the latest developments on topics covered in the first edition. In addition, it includes new chapters on supplementary cementitious materials, mass concrete, the sustainably of concrete, service life prediction, limestone cements, the corrosion of steel in concrete, alkali-aggregate reactions, and concrete as a multiscale material. The book's chapters introduce the reader to some of the most important issues facing today's concrete industry. With its distinguished editor and international team

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 January 2014
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 26 October 2009
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Understanding and recognising failure mechanisms in concrete is a fundamental pre-requisite to determining the type of repair, or whether a repair is feasible. This title provides a review of concrete deterioration and damage, as well as looking at the problem of defects in concrete. It also discusses condition assessment and repair techniques. Part one discusses failure mechanisms in concrete and covers topics such as causes and mechanisms of deterioration in reinforced concrete, types of damage in concrete structures, types and

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 April 2009
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 June 2009
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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 01 December 2021
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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 08 April 2015
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The urgent need for infrastructure rehabilitation and maintenance has led to a rise in the levels of research into bituminous materials. Breakthroughs in sustainable and environmentally friendly bituminous materials are certain to have a significant impact on national economies and energy sustainability. This book will provide a comprehensive review on recent advances in research and technological developments in bituminous materials. Opening with an introductory chapter on asphalt materials and a section on the perspective of bituminous binder specifications, Part One

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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 27 May 2016
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 February 2011
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Production of Portland cement is responsible for about seven percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. The pressure to make the production of concrete more sustainable, or "greener", is considerable and increasing. This requires a wholesale shift in processes, materials and methods in the concrete industry. Pure Portland cement will need to be replaced by more complex binary, tertiary or even quaternary binders, including other types of cementitious materials. We can expect an increasing use of high performance concrete,

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 November 2014
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  • Release : 15 November 2004
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