9780071797870

Concrete: Microstructure, Properties, and Materials

  • ISBN 13:

    9780071797870

  • ISBN 10:

    0071797874

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/03/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE AND CURRENT GUIDE TO THE PROPERTIES, BEHAVIOR, AND TECHNOLOGY OF CONCRETE

This thoroughly updated edition contains new information on:

  • Recently built construction projects worldwide
  • Shrinkage-reducing admixtures
  • Self-consolidating concrete, pervious concrete, internal curing, and other cutting-edge innovations
  • Modeling of ice formation and alkali-aggregate reaction in concrete
  • Environmental impact of concrete

Each chapter begins with a preview of the contents and ends with a self-test and a guide for further reading. More than 300 drawings and photographs illustrate the topics discussed in this definitive text on concrete.

Comprehensive coverage includes:

  • Microstructure of concrete
  • Strength
  • Dimensional stability
  • Durability
  • Hydraulic cements
  • Aggregates
  • Admixtures
  • Proportioning concrete mixtures
  • Concrete at early age
  • Nondestructive methods
  • Progress in concrete technology
  • Advances in concrete mechanics
  • Global warming and concrete in the future

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