1st Edition

Concrete Technology: New Trends, Industrial Applications
Proceedings of the International RILEM workshop

Edited By

A. Aguado


R. Gettu


S. Shah

ISBN 9780367863685
Published December 11, 2019 by CRC Press
376 Pages

USD $74.95

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Book Description

This book forms the Proceedings of an RILEM workshop in Barcelona in November 1994. It is structured as a series of presentations/reviews by some of the leading international researchers and technical experts of the concrete world. Coverage ranges from developments in materials science, through performance and behaviour of concrete, to manufacturing and construction.

Table of Contents

Committee membership. Workshop sponsors. Preface. Recent trends in the science and technology of concrete. Relation between the microstructure and structural performance of concrete. Concrete admixtures - key componenets of modern concrete. Performance analysis of lightweight aggregate mortar. The relation between the composition, moisture transport and durability of conventional and new concretes. Engineering of cement-based composites. Engineering advanced cement-based materials for new applications. Design for ductility. Design for durability: the Great Belt Link. Quantification against durability: protection of reinforcing steel against corrosion. High-performance concrete: from the laboratory to practical utilization. Structural aspects of high strength concretes. Author index. Subject index.

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Jose Antonio Aguado is Full Professor and Department Head at the Electrical Engineering Department, University of Malaga in Spain.

R. Gettu is Professor of Civil Engineering, Head, Building Technology and Construction Management Division, Indian Institute of Technology Madras.