Author: Peter Hewlett

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080535418

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1092

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Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete deals with the chemical and physical properties of cements and concretes and their relation to the practical problems that arise in manufacture and use. As such it is addressed not only to the chemist and those concerned with the science and technology of silicate materials, but also to those interested in the use of concrete in building and civil engineering construction. Much attention is given to the suitability of materials, to the conditions under which concrete can excel and those where it may deteriorate and to the precautionary or remedial measures that can be adopted. First published in 1935, this is the fourth edition and the first to appear since the death of Sir Frederick Lea, the original author. Over the life of the first three editions, this book has become the authority on its subject. The fourth edition is edited by Professor Peter C. Hewlett, Director of the British Board of Agrement and visiting Industrial Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Dundee. Professor Hewlett has brought together a distinguished body of international contributors to produce an edition which is a worthy successor to the previous editions.
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Author: J.H. Bungey,S.G. Millard

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0203487834

Category: Architecture

Page: 296

View: 2930

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the techniques involved in testing concrete in structures. The non-specialist civil engineer involved in assessment, repair or maintanance of concrete structures will find this a thorough update of the second edition, with an expansion of those areas where recent developments have made significant advances, for example in integrity assessment.
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Author: M.S.J Gan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780412790508

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

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Cement and concrete are of great interest to the construction and civil engineering communities. This study provides an appreciation of the complex nature of these materials and a realization that most of the failures involving concrete constructions are preventable.
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Design and Construction : Proceedings of the International Conference Held at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK on 8-10 September 1999

Author: Ravindra K. Dhir,M. Roderick Jones

Publisher: Thomas Telford

ISBN: 9780727728241

Category: Concrete construction

Page: 654

View: 9481

This book provides guidance on appraisal and repair of reinforced concrete building structures. It addresses the problems related to reinforced concrete, corrosion of reinforcement, cracking, cathodic protection and protective coatings, and it highlights the advantages and/or problems of each while explaining the methods and options available.
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Hydration, Microstructure and Mass Transport

Author: Rajesh Chaube,Toshiharu Kishi,Koichi Maekawa

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0419242007

Category: Architecture

Page: 328

View: 4486

Proposing a simplified but intergrated scenario of concrete life cycle simulation method, this book examines and explains the vast amount of experimental observations related to hardening concrete using a common set of physical laws.
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Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstag von Harald Budelmann

Author: Reinhard Nothnagel,Heiko Twelmeier

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642295738

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 524

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Experten aus dem In- und Ausland erläutern in ihren Artikeln die Entwicklung und den Einsatz der Betontechnologie – insbesondere moderner Hochleistungsbetone. Ferner würdigen sie den Beitrag von Professor Harald Budelmann zur Baustoff- und Bauwerksprüfung. Breit diskutiert werden Fragen zur Dauerhaftigkeit und zur Nachhaltigkeit in der Baustoffentwicklung, andere, praxisbezogene Beiträge widmen sich der Zustandserfassung und der Instandsetzung oder auch der Beurteilung der Sicherheit und Leistungsfähigkeit von Bauwerken.
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Proceedings of the International Seminar Held at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK on 5-6 September 2002

Author: Ravindra K. Dhir,M. Roderick Jones,Li Zheng

Publisher: Thomas Telford

ISBN: 9780727731753

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 515

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Concrete is a global material that underwrites commercial wellbeing and social development. There is no substitute that can be used on the same engineering scale and its sustainability, expolitation and further development are imperatives to creating and maintaing a healthy economy and environment worldwide. The pressure for change and improvement of performance is relentless and necessary. Concrete must keep evolving to satisfy the increasing demands of all its users. These six volumes are the proceedings of the international Challenges of Concrete Construction Congress held in September 2002 with contributions from many of the world's leading authorities in this field.
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Author: Ken W. Day,James Aldred,Barry Hudson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 020312779X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 349

View: 9773

The nature of concrete is rapidly changing, and with it, there are rising concerns. Thoroughly revised and updated, this fourth edition of Concrete Mix Design, Quality Control and Specification addresses current industry practices that provide inadequate durability and fail to eliminate problems with underperforming new concrete and defective testing. Many specifications now require additional criteria in an attempt to improve durability or other properties. This book discusses the trend towards adding performance requirements to existing prescriptive specifications. It also explores the matter of prescription versus performance specification and especially the specification of non-strength-related performance such as durability. What’s new in the Fourth Edition: Examines water-to-cement ratio as a declining criterion of quality and durability Discusses the diminishing availability of suitable natural sands and growing industry concerns regarding the environmental impact of their use Considers advances in concrete admixtures and their ever-increasing use Advocates reliability of testing as a vital feature of the shift from prescriptive to performance specifications Addresses cement replacement materials as they relate to greenhouse gas and sustainability Concrete Mix Design, Quality Control and Specification explores producing, designing, controlling, or specifying concrete, and addresses issues related with sustainability and the impact of new concrete materials such as ready mixed geopolymers, magnesium oxide, and calcium carbonate. The text is an ideal resource for concrete technologists, producers and specifiers, and contractors on large projects
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Author: F. K. Kong,R. H. Evans

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780412384202

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 528

View: 1187

This highly successful textbook has been comprehensively revised for two main reasons: to bring the book up-to-date and make it compatible with BS8110 1985; and to take into account the increasing use made of microcomputers in civil engineering. An important chapter on microcomputer applications has been added.
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Author: Robert Cerny,Pavla Rovnanikova

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780415242646

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 560

View: 5932

Transport Processes in Concrete presents a comprehensive survey of the physical and chemical processes and transport mechanisms in concrete, and analyses their significance for the movement of heat, moisture and chemical compounds. A critical analysis of the available mathematical models is given, and from this analysis the most suitable models to describe transport processes in concrete are selected. The authors provide an overview of methods for determining field variables and transport and storage parameters, and demonstrate the practical application of computational modelling of transport processes in the design of concrete structures. This book presents a practical methodology for researchers and practitioners in the field of concrete technology and durability.
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Author: Jeffrey Brooks

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0128017678

Category: Mathematics

Page: 612

View: 2806

Widely used in the construction of bridges, dams and pavements, concrete and masonry are two of the world’s most utilized construction materials. However, many engineers lack a proper understanding of the methods for predicting and mitigating their movements within a structure. Concrete and Masonry Movements provides practical methods for predicting and preventing movement in concrete and masonry, saving time and money in retrofitting and repair cost. With this book in hand, engineers will discover new prediction models for masonry such as: irreversible moisture expansion of clay bricks, elasticity, creep and shrinkage. In addition, the book provides up-to-date information on the codes of practice. Provides mathematical modelling tools for predicting movement in masonry Up-to-date knowledge of codes of practice methods Clearly explains the factors influencing all types of concrete and masonry movement Fully worked out examples and set problems are included at the end of each chapter
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Proceedings of the International Conference on Concrete Slabs Held at Dundee University, 3-6 April 1979

Author: Ravindra K. Dhir OBE,John G. L. Munday

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483188655

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 804

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Advances in Concrete Slab Technology documents the proceedings of the International Conference on Concrete Slabs held at Dundee University on April 3-6, 1979. This book discusses the influence of steel fiber-reinforcement on the shear strength of slab-column connections; sulfur-treated concrete slabs; yield line analysis of orthotropicaly reinforced exterior panels of flat slab floors; and behavior of flat slab/edge column joints. The design of multiple panel flat slab structures; structural behavior of floor slabs in shear wall buildings; shrinkage and cracking of concrete at early ages; and slab construction for HAB system modules are also elaborated. This text likewise covers the direct finishing of concrete slabs using the early age power grinding technique; application of vacuum dewatering to in-situ slab production; retexturing of concrete slabs; and fatigue resistance of composite precast and in situ concrete floors. This publication is a good reference for students and individuals concerned with the practices and research relating to slab technology.
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