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Ferrocement
Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium

Edited By

P. Nedwell

,

R N Swamy



ISBN 9780419197003
Published October 21, 1994 by CRC Press
522 Pages

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Ferrocement is a versatile, construction material, with applications in low cost housing, rehabilitation, strengthening and repair of structures. This book presents the latest developments in research and application of the material.

Table of Contents

Preface

International Committee

Scientific Committee

Organising Committee

Part One General Topics

Ferrocement—an overview

Keynote lecture

R. P. PAMA

The future of ferrocement in civil engineering construction

J. B. HANAI and M. K. DEBS

SAINT Budoe and Lambot’s washerwomen

ROWLAND MORGAN

Performance indicators for international networking

L. ROBLES-AUSTRIACO

Flood protection with ferrocement

M. E. IORNS

An economic hollow ferrocement bridge with moderate load capacity

A. FERNANDEZ and P. MONTES

Part Two Housing and Special Structures

Ferrocement in housing—the future?

Keynote lecture

E. Z. TATSA

Experimental roofing in Burkina Faso

R. MATTONE

System of residential building (SER)

H. W. RIVAS, E. E. DE MOLA, O DE LEÓN GONZÁLEZ and E. S. LLANES

Ferrocement cluster structures in New Bombay

A. B. KARWEER

deMenil Museum project and potential applications of ferrocement/concrete laminates

M. PEMBERTON

Ferrocement pools

H. W. RIVAS and E. MORENO

Part Three Cracking

Cracking: its prediction and engineering significance

Keynote lecture

G. SINGH

Cracking avoidance in ferrocement using natural zeolite lightweight aggregates

R. GAYOSO and C. GIL

Influence of mortar shrinkage on first crack strength of ferrocement

A. W. BALLARIN and J. B. HANAI

Part Four Material Properties and Durability

Durability of barrier penetrant-treated ferrocements

Y. OHAMA and A. SHIRAI

Susceptibility of ferrocement to reinforcement corrosion

J. B. HANAI and M. K. DEBS

Ultimate moment capacity and crack width of weldmesh ferrocement in corrosive environments

G. J. XIONG and G. SINGH

Failure of a ferrocement beam

J. A. DESAI

Part Five Ferrocement as Formwork

Structural effectiveness of ferrocement as permanent formwork to reinforced concrete

G. C. MAYS and R. A. BARNES

As innovative use of ferrocement

G. SINGH, A.B. VENN and G. J. XIONG

Schlumberger Cambridge Phase 2: design and construction of first floor slab using ferrocement soffit units

S. GREGSON and M. DICKSON

Performance evaluation of RC ferrocement composite beams

S. K. KAUSHIK and A. G. DUBEY

Part Six Ferrocement for Repair and Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation of RC beams using precast ferrocement bonded plates

S. K. KAUSHIK and V. K. GARG

Experimental study of ferrocement as a retrofit material for masonry columns

T. AHMED, SK. S. ALI and J. R. CHOUDHURY

Investigation into the repair of short square columns using ferrocement

P. J. NEDWELL, M. H. RAMESHT and S. RAFEI-TAGHANAKI

Design and construction of traditional Thai house using ferrocement

P. NIMITYONGSKUL, W. KONGSITH and L. ROBELS-AUSTRIACO

Some recommendations for the production of ferrocement elements by means of the thermal vapour cure

A. B. DE MELO and J. B. L. LIBORIO

Part Seven Application of Applied Research

Applications of ferrocement through research and development

Keynote lecture

P. PARAMASIVAM

Inelastic buckling of ferrocement encased columns

S. K. KAUSHIK, A. PRAKASH and K. K. SINGH

Tensile, flexural and impact behaviour of ferrocement with chicken wire mesh reinforcement

S. KENAI and J. J. BROOKS

Part Eight Research Theory

Effect of coupling stiffness on ferrocement strength; a comparison of analysis approaches

R. P. CLARKE

Optimal design of ribbed ferrocement wall elements using genetic algorithms

V. S. PRAKASH, S. RAJEEV and M. S. MATHEWS

Analysis of a double-skin ferrocement wall panel for housing construction

M. RAMLI and A. M. RAHMAN

Considerations on the intensity of environment aggressiveness and micro-regions intro which ferrocement elements are introduced

J. B. L. LIBORIO and A. B. DE MELO

Part Nine Fibre Reinforcement

Study of the dynamic loading performance and mechanism of SFRHSC

S. WEI and Z. ZHAOZHOU

Flexural behaviour of ferrocement sections with steel fibers

M. W. HUSSIN and R. N. SWAMY

Ferrocement with fiber reinforced plastic meshes: preliminary investigation

A. E. NAAMAN and J. AL-SHANNAG

Part Ten Source Materials

Properties of mortar as influenced by the combination of different types of pozzolana derived from agriculture wastes

N. LUCERO, P. NIMITYONGSKUL and L. ROBLES-AUSTRIACO

Electrochemical corrosion measurements on reinforcement in ferrocement

M. H. RAMESHT, I. G. VICKRIDGE and M. I JAFAR

Flexural behavior and durability of ferrocements with polymer dispersion-coated reinforcements

A. SHIRAI and Y. OHAMA

Biogenic sulphuric acid resistant ferrocement

G. SINGH and B. VENN

Ferrocement structures with reinforced fabrics made with polymer fibres

O. A. KURBATOV, B. A. MIRONKOV and V. S. STERIN

IFS: a view of the future

R. P. PAMA and L. ROBLES-AUSTRIACO

Author index

Subject index

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Editor(s)

Biography

P. Nedwell, R.N. Swamy