Developments in the Formulation and Reinforcement of Concrete - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780081026168, 9780128189283

Developments in the Formulation and Reinforcement of Concrete

2nd Edition

Editors: Sidney Mindess
eBook ISBN: 9780128189283
Paperback ISBN: 9780081026168
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st June 2019
Page Count: 630
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Table of Contents

Part I: MATERIALS
1. Autoclaved Aerated Concrete
2. High-strength concrete
3. Supplementary Cementing Materials
4. Corrosion of Steel in Concrete
5. Alkali-Aggregate Reactions
6. Sustainability of Concrete
7. Service Life Prediction

Part II: SPECIAL CONCRETES
8. The Composition and Design of HSC and UHSC
9. High Density and Radiation Shielding Concrete
10. Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC)
11. Fibre reinforced concrete
12. Shotcrete (Sprayed Concrete)
13. Mass Concrete
14. Lightweight Concrete
15. Design & Evaluation of Underwater Concrete
16. Foamed Concrete
17. Polymer Impregnated Concrete
18. Hot Weather Concreting
19. Recycled Materials in Concrete


Description

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.

Key Features

  • 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

Readership

Academic and industrial engineers and scientists working in structural design, materials science, construction and civil engineering


Details

No. of pages:
630
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780128189283
Paperback ISBN:
9780081026168

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About the Editors

Sidney Mindess Editor

Dr Sidney Mindess is Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He has an international reputation for his research on concrete.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada