by CRC Press
by CRC Press
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.
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.