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Advanced Concrete Technology

Advanced Concrete Technology

By Zongjin Li

Stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest in the concrete industry.

Price: $160.00
ISBN: 978047037438
Product Code: 9780470437438
Year: 2011     Page Count: 624
Publisher: Wiley


Stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest in the concrete industry.  From brand new theories and techniques to different materials used for different project, this book has everything you need to know about concrete. 

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Concrete

Concrete Definition and Historical Development
Concrete as a Structural Material
Characteristics of Concrete
Types of Concrete
Factors Influencing Concrete Properties
Approaches to Study Concrete
Discussion Topics
References

2. Materials for Making Concrete

Aggregates Cementitious Binders
Admixtures
Water
Discussion Topics
Problems
References

3. Fresh Concrete

Workability of Fresh Concrete
Mix Design
Procedures for Concrete Mix Design
Manufacture of Concrete
Delivery of Concrete
Concrete Placing
Early-Age Properties of Concrete
Discussion Topics
Problems
References

4. Structure of Concrete

Introduction
Structural Levels
Structure of Concrete in Nanometer Scale: C-S-H Structure
Transition Zone in Concrete
Microstructural Engineering
Discussion Topics
References

5. Hardened Concrete

Strengths of Hardened Concrete
Stress-Strain Relationship and Constitutive Equations
Dimensional Stability-Shrinkage and Creep
Durability
Discussion Topics
Problems
References

6. Advanced Cementitious Composites

Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Composites
High-Strength Cementitious Composites
Polymers in Concrete
Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete
Self-Compacting Concrete
Engineered Cementitious Composite
Tue-Reinforced Concrete
High-Volume Fly Ash Concrete
Structural Lightweight Concrete
Heavyweight Concrete
Discussion Topics
Problems
References

7. Concrete Fracture Mechanics

Introduction
Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics
The Crack Tip Plastic Zone
Crack Tip Opening Displacement
Fracture Process in Concrete
Nonlinear Fracture Mechanics for Concrete
Two-Parameter Fracture Model
Size Effect Model
The Fictitious Model by Hillerborg
R-Curve Method for Quasi-Brittle Materials
Discussion Topics
Problems
References

8. Nondestructive Testing in Concrete Engineering

Introduction
Review of Wave Theory for A 1D Case
Reflected and Transmitted Waves
Attenuation and Scattering
Main Commonly Used NDT-CE Techniques
Noncontacting Resistivity Measurement Method
Discussion Topics
Problems
References

9. The Future and Development Trends of Concrete

Sustainability of Concrete
Deep Understanding of the Nature of Hydration
Load-Carrying Capability-Durability Unified Service Life Design Theory
High Toughness and Ductile Concrete
References
Index