The first edition of this comprehensive work quickly filled the need for an in-depth handbook on concrete construction engineering and technology. Living up to the standard set by its bestselling predecessor, this second edition of the Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook covers the entire range of issues pertaining to the construction
Concrete Constituent Materials. Mineral Admixtures. Chemical Admixtures. Long Term Effects and Serviceability. Properties and Performance of Normal-Strength and High-Strength Concrete. Design of Concrete Mixtures. Applications and Constructability. Design and Construction of Concrete Formwork. Construction Loading in High-Rise Buildings. Deflection of Concrete Members. Structural Concrete Systems. Construction of Prestressed Concrete. Unbonded Post-tensioning in Building Construction. Concrete for Offshore Structures. Foundations for Concrete Structures. Special Construction Applications. Structural Concrete Repair. Joints in Concrete Structures. Automation in Concrete Construction. Equipment for Concrete Building Construction. Roller-Compacted Concrete. Nondestructive Test Methods. Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (FRC). Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP). Bonded Concrete Overlays. Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) - Mechanical and Durability Properties. Design and Construction of Fiber Plastics Structures. Geopolymer Concrete. Performance Evaluation of Structures. Masonry design and Construction. Aesthetics in Construction and Design of Long Span Prestressed Concrete Bridges. Architectural Concrete. Fire Resistance and Protection of Structures. Seismic Resisting Construction. Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems. Design of Precast Seismic Bracing Systems. Cracking Mitigation and Maintenance Considerations. Proportioning Concrete Structural Elements by the ACI 318-08 Code. Index.