This book presents the latest research development on fibre reinforced cementitious materials, especially those related to ageing and durability. The book forms the Proceedings of the International Symposium held at Sheffield in July 1992, the latest in a series of RILEM symposia on this subject, organised by RILEM Technical Committee 102-AFC Ageing and Durability to Fibre Cement Composites.
"This book provides a comprehensive updating on recent research and development into these materials from over 100 leading specialists from all parts of the world." - Concrete Abstracts
Preface. Keynote papers: Fibre reinforced concrete - where do we go from here? - B I G Barr, UK. Performance driven design of fibre reinforced cementitious composites - V C Li, USA. "From forest to factory to fabrication" - R S P Coutts, Australia. Part titles: New fibres, fabrication, early age and strength properties. Engineering properties, dynamic behaviour. Fracture behaviour. Modelling. Structural behaviour. Applications. Ageing and durability. Special fibres, natural fibres. Synthetic fibres and reinforcement. Ferrocement. Author index. Subject index.