Concrete Portable Handbook - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123821768, 9780123821775

Concrete Portable Handbook

1st Edition

Authors: R. Dodge Woodson
Paperback ISBN: 9780123821768
eBook ISBN: 9780123821775
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 15th August 2011
Page Count: 480
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  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Basic Information
    • Publisher Summary
    • Paperwork
    • Inspection
    • Special Considerations
  • Chapter 2. Concrete Materials
    • Publisher Summary
    • Aggregates
    • Water
    • Steel Reinforcement
    • Admixtures
    • Storage of Materials
    • References
  • Chapter 3. Durability and Protection
    • Publisher Summary
    • Special Exposure Conditions
    • Corrosion Protection
  • Chapter 4. Mixing and Placing Concrete
    • Publisher Summary
    • Average Compressive Strength
    • Site Preparation
    • Mixing Concrete
    • Depositing Concrete
    • Curing
    • Weather Conditions
    • References
  • Chapter 5. Concrete Formwork
    • Publisher Summary
    • Form Removal
    • Embedded Items
    • Construction Joints
    • Pre-Formed Concrete Products
  • Chapter 6. Reinforcement
    • Publisher Summary
    • Standard Hooks
    • Condition of Reinforcement Materials
    • Reinforcement Spacing
    • Bundling Bars
    • How Much Coverage is Needed?
    • Column Support
    • Some Spiral Facts
    • Ties
    • Structural Integrity
  • Chapter 7. General Design Consideration
    • Publisher Summary
    • Analysis
    • Length of Spans
    • Columns
    • Live Load Assumptions
    • T-Beam Construction
    • Joist Construction
    • Finished Flooring
  • Chapter 8. Requirements for Strength and Serviceability
    • Publisher Summary
    • Design Strength
    • Complicated Calculations
    • Local Practices
    • Common Sense
  • Chapter 9. Inspecting In-Place Concrete
    • Publisher Summary
    • Plans and Specs
    • Judging the Site
    • Quality of Installation
    • Cracked Concrete
    • Crack Activity
    • Crack Occurrence
    • Disintegration
    • Scaling
    • Dusting
    • Distortion
    • Erosion
    • Seal Failure
    • Special Cases of Spalling
    • Delamination
    • Crack Surveys
    • Sizing Cracks
    • Mapping
    • Joint Inspections
    • Core Drilling
    • Underwater Concrete
    • High-resolution Acoustic Mapping System
    • Side Scanner
    • Other Means of Underwater Testing
    • Laboratory Work
    • Chemical Analysis
    • Physical Analysis
    • Nondestructive Testing
    • Other Considerations
  • Chapter 10. Concrete Failure
    • Publisher Summary
    • Unintentional Loads
    • Chemical Reactions
    • Corrosion
    • Freezing and Thawing
    • Settlement and Movement
    • Shrinkage
    • Fluctuations in Temperature
  • Chapter 11. Concrete Repair Preparation
    • Publisher Summary
    • Compressive Strength
    • Modulus of Elasticity
    • Thermal Expansion
    • Bonding
    • Drying Shrinkage
    • Creep
    • Permeability
    • Planning A Repair
    • Manufacturer’s Data
  • Chapter 12. Removal and Repair
    • Publisher Summary
    • Removal Methods
    • Blasting
    • Crushing
    • Cutting
    • Impacting Methods
    • Boom-Mounted Concrete Breakers
    • Spring-Action Hammers
    • Hand-Held Impact Breakers
    • Hydromilling
    • Rotary-Head Milling
    • Pre-Splitting
    • Chemical Agents
    • Piston-Jack Splitters
    • Plug-Feather Splitter
    • Prep Work
    • Reinforcing Steel
    • Anchors
  • Chapter 13. Rehabilitation Work
    • Publisher Summary
    • Prestressing Steel
    • Autogenous Healing
    • Conventional Placement
    • Crack Arrest Techniques
    • Drilling and Plugging
    • Drypacking
    • Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
    • Flexible Sealing
    • Gravity Soak
    • Chemical Grouting
    • Hydraulic-Cement Grouting
    • High-Strength Concrete
    • Jacketing
    • Judicious Neglect
    • Polymer Overlays
    • Polymer Coatings
    • Polymer Concrete
    • Polymer Impregnation
    • Polymer Injection
    • Pre-Cast Concrete
    • Preplaced-Aggregate Concrete
    • Rapid-Hardening Cement
    • Roller-Compacted Concrete
    • Routing and Sealing
    • Shotcrete
    • Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete
  • Chapter 14. Maintenance Matters
    • Publisher Summary
    • Stains
    • Stain Removal
    • Cleaning Details
    • Coatings and Sealing Compounds
  • Chapter 15. Specialized Repairs
    • Publisher Summary
    • Rehabbing Lock Walls
    • Cast-in-Place
    • Blasting Lock Walls
    • Anchors
    • Concrete Placement
    • Shotcrete
    • Preplaced-aggregate Concrete
    • Pre-cast Concrete
    • Cutoff Walls
    • Pre-Cast Concrete Applications
    • Underwater Repairs
    • Geomembrane Work
    • Roller-compacted Concrete
  • Chapter 16. Problem Solving
    • Publisher Summary
    • Bad Design Data
    • Chemical Attack
    • Alkali–Aggregate Reaction
    • Freezing
    • Moving Water
    • Cavitation
    • The Roundup
  • Chapter 17. Code Requirements
    • Publisher Summary
    • Concrete Selection
    • Compressive Strength
    • Field-Cured Specimens
    • Putting Concrete in Place
    • Mixing Concrete
    • Placing Concrete
    • Curing
    • Form Design
    • Form Removal
    • Embedded Items
    • Construction Joints
    • Reinforcement
    • Column Reinforcement
    • Connections
    • Spirals
    • Ties
    • Shrinkage
    • Structural Integrity Requirements
    • Live Loads
    • T-Beams
    • Joist Construction
    • First Step
  • Chapter 18. How Much Do You Know?
    • Publisher Summary
    • True or False Quiz
    • Multiple-Choice Questions
    • Correct Answers for True–False Questions
    • Correct Answers for Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Chapter 19. Working with Code Requirements
    • Publisher Summary
    • Lax Jobs
    • Strict Code Enforcement
    • Safety
    • Fees
    • Know Your Inspectors
    • Local Jurisdictions
    • Common Sense
  • Chapter 20. Avoiding On-the-Job Injuries
    • Publisher Summary
    • Very Dangerous
    • General Safety
    • Clothing
    • Jewelry
    • Eye and Ear Protection
    • Pads
    • Tool Safety
    • Power Mixers
    • Co-Worker Safety
  • Chapter 21. Worksite Survival
    • Publisher Summary
    • Open Wounds
    • Splinters and Foreign Objects
    • Eye Injuries
    • Scalp Injuries
    • Facial Injuries
    • Nose Bleeds
    • Back Injuries
    • Legs and Feet
    • Hand Injuries
    • Shock
    • Checklist of Shock Symptoms
    • Burns
    • Heat-Related Problems
  • Appendix I: Background Facts and Issues Concerning Cement and Cement Data
    • Preface
    • Units of Measurement
    • Contents
    • Part 1: Overview of Hydraulic Cements
    • References Cited in Part 1
    • Glossary of Terms
    • Links to Other Sources of Information on Cement and Concrete
    • Part 2: Issues Related to Cement Industry Canvasses and Data Interpretation
  • Appendix II: Concrete Pavement Technology Update
    • Concrete Overlays—An Established Technology With New Applications
    • Precast Pavement Technology— Moving Forward Fast
    • MEPDG Development Continues
    • Ongoing Surface Characteristics Research Activities
    • CPTP Update — New Products and Recent Activities
    • COMPASS—Concrete Mixture Performance Analysis System Software
    • Concrete Pavement Research Roadmap Tracks Underway
    • FHWA Cooperative Agreements to Advance Concrete Pavement Technologies
    • National Conference on Preservation, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Pavements
  • Appendix III: Foundry Sand Facts for Civil Engineers
    • Foundry Sand Facts for Civil Engineers
    • Forward
    • Acknowledgements
    • Table Of Contents
    • Chapter 1: An Introduction to Foundry Sand
    • Chapter 2: Foundry Sand in Structural Fills and Embankments
    • Chapter 3: Foundry Sand in Road Bases
    • Chapter 4: Foundry Sand in Hot Mix Asphalt
    • Chapter 5: Foundry Sand in Flowable Fills
    • Chapter 6: Foundry Sand in Portland Cement Concrete
    • Chapter 7: Foundry Sand in Other Engineering Applications
  • Appendix IV: Increasing the Quality of Concrete and Concrete Related Products
    • INCREASING THE QUALITY OF CONCRETE AND CONCRETE RELATED PRODUCTS
    • PURPOSE OF ASSIGNMENT
    • BACKGROUND
    • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • FIELD ACTIVITIES TO ACHIEVE PURPOSES
    • TASK FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    • CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE ACTIVITY
    • ANNEXES
    • ANNEX I – FIELD TRIP REPORTS
    • ANNEX II - STANDARDS AN D TEST METHODS NEEDING TRANSLATION AND DISTRIBUTION
    • ANNEX III– RECOMMENDED QUALITY CONTROL TESTING AND FREQUENCIES
    • ANNEX IV–FIELD VISIT PHOTOGRAPHS
  • Appendix IV: Increasing the Quality of Concrete and Concrete Related Products
    • Contents
    • What Does Osha’s Concrete and Masonry Standard Cover?
    • What are the Key, New Changes to The Standard?
    • What are the components Of The new Standard?
    • What are the General Requirements of the Standard?
    • What are the Requirements for Cast-in-Place Concrete?
    • What Other help can Osha Provide?
    • Glossary
    • OSHA-Related Publications
    • States with Approved Plans
    • OSHA Consultation Project Directory
    • OSHA Area Offices
    • OSHA Regional Offices
  • Appendix VI: Glossary of Abbreviations
    • 1101.2 Metric Units
  • Appendix VII: Common Definitions
  • Appendix VIII: Industry Resources
  • Glossary
  • Index

Key Features

  • Fundamentals of Concrete Chemistry
  • Handy at your figure tip calculations
  • Tips for working with all types of concretes
  • Covers Roads, floors, and finishes
  • Principles of Precast, Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete

Readership

Civil engineers, construction engineers, builders, structural engineers, earthquake engineers, and architects

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Basic Information
    • Publisher Summary
    • Paperwork
    • Inspection
    • Special Considerations
  • Chapter 2. Concrete Materials
    • Publisher Summary
    • Aggregates
    • Water
    • Steel Reinforcement
    • Admixtures
    • Storage of Materials
    • References
  • Chapter 3. Durability and Protection
    • Publisher Summary
    • Special Exposure Conditions
    • Corrosion Protection
  • Chapter 4. Mixing and Placing Concrete
    • Publisher Summary
    • Average Compressive Strength
    • Site Preparation
    • Mixing Concrete
    • Depositing Concrete
    • Curing
    • Weather Conditions
    • References
  • Chapter 5. Concrete Formwork
    • Publisher Summary
    • Form Removal
    • Embedded Items
    • Construction Joints
    • Pre-Formed Concrete Products
  • Chapter 6. Reinforcement
    • Publisher Summary
    • Standard Hooks
    • Condition of Reinforcement Materials
    • Reinforcement Spacing
    • Bundling Bars
    • How Much Coverage is Needed?
    • Column Support
    • Some Spiral Facts
    • Ties
    • Structural Integrity
  • Chapter 7. General Design Consideration
    • Publisher Summary
    • Analysis
    • Length of Spans
    • Columns
    • Live Load Assumptions
    • T-Beam Construction
    • Joist Construction
    • Finished Flooring
  • Chapter 8. Requirements for Strength and Serviceability
    • Publisher Summary
    • Design Strength
    • Complicated Calculations
    • Local Practices
    • Common Sense
  • Chapter 9. Inspecting In-Place Concrete
    • Publisher Summary
    • Plans and Specs
    • Judging the Site
    • Quality of Installation
    • Cracked Concrete
    • Crack Activity
    • Crack Occurrence
    • Disintegration
    • Scaling
    • Dusting
    • Distortion
    • Erosion
    • Seal Failure
    • Special Cases of Spalling
    • Delamination
    • Crack Surveys
    • Sizing Cracks
    • Mapping
    • Joint Inspections
    • Core Drilling
    • Underwater Concrete
    • High-resolution Acoustic Mapping System
    • Side Scanner
    • Other Means of Underwater Testing
    • Laboratory Work
    • Chemical Analysis
    • Physical Analysis
    • Nondestructive Testing
    • Other Considerations
  • Chapter 10. Concrete Failure
    • Publisher Summary
    • Unintentional Loads
    • Chemical Reactions
    • Corrosion
    • Freezing and Thawing
    • Settlement and Movement
    • Shrinkage
    • Fluctuations in Temperature
  • Chapter 11. Concrete Repair Preparation
    • Publisher Summary
    • Compressive Strength
    • Modulus of Elasticity
    • Thermal Expansion
    • Bonding
    • Drying Shrinkage
    • Creep
    • Permeability
    • Planning A Repair
    • Manufacturer’s Data
  • Chapter 12. Removal and Repair
    • Publisher Summary
    • Removal Methods
    • Blasting
    • Crushing
    • Cutting
    • Impacting Methods
    • Boom-Mounted Concrete Breakers
    • Spring-Action Hammers
    • Hand-Held Impact Breakers
    • Hydromilling
    • Rotary-Head Milling
    • Pre-Splitting
    • Chemical Agents
    • Piston-Jack Splitters
    • Plug-Feather Splitter
    • Prep Work
    • Reinforcing Steel
    • Anchors
  • Chapter 13. Rehabilitation Work
    • Publisher Summary
    • Prestressing Steel
    • Autogenous Healing
    • Conventional Placement
    • Crack Arrest Techniques
    • Drilling and Plugging
    • Drypacking
    • Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
    • Flexible Sealing
    • Gravity Soak
    • Chemical Grouting
    • Hydraulic-Cement Grouting
    • High-Strength Concrete
    • Jacketing
    • Judicious Neglect
    • Polymer Overlays
    • Polymer Coatings
    • Polymer Concrete
    • Polymer Impregnation
    • Polymer Injection
    • Pre-Cast Concrete
    • Preplaced-Aggregate Concrete
    • Rapid-Hardening Cement
    • Roller-Compacted Concrete
    • Routing and Sealing
    • Shotcrete
    • Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete
  • Chapter 14. Maintenance Matters
    • Publisher Summary
    • Stains
    • Stain Removal
    • Cleaning Details
    • Coatings and Sealing Compounds
  • Chapter 15. Specialized Repairs
    • Publisher Summary
    • Rehabbing Lock Walls
    • Cast-in-Place
    • Blasting Lock Walls
    • Anchors
    • Concrete Placement
    • Shotcrete
    • Preplaced-aggregate Concrete
    • Pre-cast Concrete
    • Cutoff Walls
    • Pre-Cast Concrete Applications
    • Underwater Repairs
    • Geomembrane Work
    • Roller-compacted Concrete
  • Chapter 16. Problem Solving
    • Publisher Summary
    • Bad Design Data
    • Chemical Attack
    • Alkali–Aggregate Reaction
    • Freezing
    • Moving Water
    • Cavitation
    • The Roundup
  • Chapter 17. Code Requirements
    • Publisher Summary
    • Concrete Selection
    • Compressive Strength
    • Field-Cured Specimens
    • Putting Concrete in Place
    • Mixing Concrete
    • Placing Concrete
    • Curing
    • Form Design
    • Form Removal
    • Embedded Items
    • Construction Joints
    • Reinforcement
    • Column Reinforcement
    • Connections
    • Spirals
    • Ties
    • Shrinkage
    • Structural Integrity Requirements
    • Live Loads
    • T-Beams
    • Joist Construction
    • First Step
  • Chapter 18. How Much Do You Know?
    • Publisher Summary
    • True or False Quiz
    • Multiple-Choice Questions
    • Correct Answers for True–False Questions
    • Correct Answers for Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Chapter 19. Working with Code Requirements
    • Publisher Summary
    • Lax Jobs
    • Strict Code Enforcement
    • Safety
    • Fees
    • Know Your Inspectors
    • Local Jurisdictions
    • Common Sense
  • Chapter 20. Avoiding On-the-Job Injuries
    • Publisher Summary
    • Very Dangerous
    • General Safety
    • Clothing
    • Jewelry
    • Eye and Ear Protection
    • Pads
    • Tool Safety
    • Power Mixers
    • Co-Worker Safety
  • Chapter 21. Worksite Survival
    • Publisher Summary
    • Open Wounds
    • Splinters and Foreign Objects
    • Eye Injuries
    • Scalp Injuries
    • Facial Injuries
    • Nose Bleeds
    • Back Injuries
    • Legs and Feet
    • Hand Injuries
    • Shock
    • Checklist of Shock Symptoms
    • Burns
    • Heat-Related Problems
  • Appendix I: Background Facts and Issues Concerning Cement and Cement Data
    • Preface
    • Units of Measurement
    • Contents
    • Part 1: Overview of Hydraulic Cements
    • References Cited in Part 1
    • Glossary of Terms
    • Links to Other Sources of Information on Cement and Concrete
    • Part 2: Issues Related to Cement Industry Canvasses and Data Interpretation
  • Appendix II: Concrete Pavement Technology Update
    • Concrete Overlays—An Established Technology With New Applications
    • Precast Pavement Technology— Moving Forward Fast
    • MEPDG Development Continues
    • Ongoing Surface Characteristics Research Activities
    • CPTP Update — New Products and Recent Activities
    • COMPASS—Concrete Mixture Performance Analysis System Software
    • Concrete Pavement Research Roadmap Tracks Underway
    • FHWA Cooperative Agreements to Advance Concrete Pavement Technologies
    • National Conference on Preservation, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Pavements
  • Appendix III: Foundry Sand Facts for Civil Engineers
    • Foundry Sand Facts for Civil Engineers
    • Forward
    • Acknowledgements
    • Table Of Contents
    • Chapter 1: An Introduction to Foundry Sand
    • Chapter 2: Foundry Sand in Structural Fills and Embankments
    • Chapter 3: Foundry Sand in Road Bases
    • Chapter 4: Foundry Sand in Hot Mix Asphalt
    • Chapter 5: Foundry Sand in Flowable Fills
    • Chapter 6: Foundry Sand in Portland Cement Concrete
    • Chapter 7: Foundry Sand in Other Engineering Applications
  • Appendix IV: Increasing the Quality of Concrete and Concrete Related Products
    • INCREASING THE QUALITY OF CONCRETE AND CONCRETE RELATED PRODUCTS
    • PURPOSE OF ASSIGNMENT
    • BACKGROUND
    • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • FIELD ACTIVITIES TO ACHIEVE PURPOSES
    • TASK FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    • CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE ACTIVITY
    • ANNEXES
    • ANNEX I – FIELD TRIP REPORTS
    • ANNEX II - STANDARDS AN D TEST METHODS NEEDING TRANSLATION AND DISTRIBUTION
    • ANNEX III– RECOMMENDED QUALITY CONTROL TESTING AND FREQUENCIES
    • ANNEX IV–FIELD VISIT PHOTOGRAPHS
  • Appendix IV: Increasing the Quality of Concrete and Concrete Related Products
    • Contents
    • What Does Osha’s Concrete and Masonry Standard Cover?
    • What are the Key, New Changes to The Standard?
    • What are the components Of The new Standard?
    • What are the General Requirements of the Standard?
    • What are the Requirements for Cast-in-Place Concrete?
    • What Other help can Osha Provide?
    • Glossary
    • OSHA-Related Publications
    • States with Approved Plans
    • OSHA Consultation Project Directory
    • OSHA Area Offices
    • OSHA Regional Offices
  • Appendix VI: Glossary of Abbreviations
    • 1101.2 Metric Units
  • Appendix VII: Common Definitions
  • Appendix VIII: Industry Resources
  • Glossary
  • Index

Details

No. of pages:
480
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780123821775
Paperback ISBN:
9780123821768

About the Author

R. Dodge Woodson

Affiliations and Expertise

General contractor and master plumber