ISBN 9789339204761,Concrete: Microstructure, Properties, And Materials

Concrete: Microstructure, Properties, And Materials



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789339204761

ISBN-10 933920476X


Edition 4th
Number of Pages 704 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering & Technology

Fully revised to include the latest advances in concrete technology, Concrete: Microstructure, Properties and Materials provides complete details on the microstructure-property relationship approach to provide scientific explanation for the strength and durability of concrete. This in-depth resource discusses the microstructure and properties of hardened concrete; concrete-making materials and concrete processing and current developments in concrete technology, mechanics and nondestructive testing methods. Key Features: Inclusion of recently built or ongoing construction projects worldwide Information on shrinkage-reducing admixtures Coverage of the latest advances in concrete technology - self-consolidating concrete, nanotechnology of concrete, shotcrete, expansive cement and concrete for nuclear radiation Details on modeling of ice formation and alkali-aggregate reaction in concrete Table of Contents: Part I: Microstructure and Properties of Hardened Concrete Introduction Microstructure of Concrete Strength Dimensional Stability Durability Part II: Concrete Materials, Mix Proportioning and Early-Age Properties Hydraulic Cements Aggregates Admixtures Proportioning Concrete Mixtures Concrete at Early Age Nondestructive Methods Part III: Advances in Concrete Technology Special Types of Concrete Concrete Mechanics Concrete in the Era of Global Warming and Sustainability