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New Materials in Civil Engineering provides engineers and scientists with the tools and methods needed to meet the challenge of designing and constructing more resilient and sustainable infrastructures. This book is a valuable guide to the properties, selection criteria, products, applications, lifecycle and recyclability of advanced materials. It presents an A-to-Z approach to all types of materials, highlighting their key performance properties, principal characteristics and applications. Traditional materials covered include concrete, soil, steel, timber, fly ash, geosynthetic, fiber-reinforced concrete, smart materials, carbon fiber and reinforced polymers. In addition, the book covers nanotechnology and biotechnology in the development of new materials.
- Covers a variety of materials, including fly ash, geosynthetic, fiber-reinforced concrete, smart materials, carbon fiber reinforced polymer and waste materials
- Provides a “one-stop” resource of information for the latest materials and practical applications
- Includes a variety of different use case studies
Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers, and Construction Engineers
Part 1: Fly ash
Part 2: Concrete
Part 3: Geosynthetic
Part 4: Nanotechnology
Part 5: Timber
Part 6: Composite
Part 7: Steel
Part 8: Polymer
Part 9: Smart material
Part 10: Waste material
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2020
- 1st June 2020
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Dr Pijush Samui is Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Patna, Bihar, India
Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Patna, Bihar, India
Dr. Dookie Kim is Professor, Department of Civil Engineering; Director, Structural System Laboratory; and Director, BK21+ Glocal Geo-Environmental Engineering Research Team, Kunsan National University, South Korea. Professor Kim has broad experience in earthquake engineering and structural dynamics.
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering; Director, Structural System Laboratory; and Director, BK21+ Glocal Geo-Environmental Engineering Research Team, Kunsan National University, South Korea
Prof. Nagesh R. Iyer is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering and currently Dean (Infrastructure, Planning & Support) & Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad. He has formerly held positions of Director, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Coordinating Director, CSIR Madras Complex, Acting Director & Distinguished Emeritus Professor, AcSIR & Director, Engineering Coordination, CSIR, New Delhi.
experienced researcher and consultant in computer-aided structural analysis and design; linear & nonlinear transient dynamics; fatigue, fracture and damage mechanics analysis; experimental investigations & techniques; performance evaluation of structures; and health assessment & monitoring
Dr. Sandeep Chaudhary is Associate Professor, Discipline of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Simrol, India
Associate Professor, Discipline of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Simrol, India