A series of books presenting the state-of-the-art in concrete technology, with a strong materials focus, run by Gert De Schutter, and formely by Sidney Mindess and Arnon Bentur.
Shotcrete Materials, Performance and Use
Concrete Surface Engineering
Textile Reinforced Concrete
Durability of Concrete Design and Construction
Sustainability of Concrete
Binders for Durable and Sustainable Concrete
Aggregates in Concrete
Fundamentals of Durable Reinforced Concrete
By Mark G. Richardson
October 31, 2023
This new edition sets out the fundamental aspects of concrete durability with an emphasis on sustainability and carbon neutrality through performance-based methodologies. Global approaches to managing durability are explained from both a prescriptive and performance viewpoint. Achieving a balance ...
By Geert De Schutter, Karel Lesage
January 18, 2023
This book reports on cutting-edge research within the new field of active rheology control of cementitious materials, presenting new ideas developed within the ERC Advanced Grant Project, SmartCast (hosted at Ghent University), which extend the possibilities of admixtures and additions beyond ...
By Dudley Robert Morgan, Marc Jolin
March 30, 2022
Shotcrete: Materials, Performance and Use is a comprehensive textbook covering the current state-of-the-art shotcrete technology. It provides an overview of the many and various uses of shotcrete. Shotcrete is well suited for construction of curvilinear structures (domes, shells, bobsleigh/luge ...
By Roberto J. Torrent, Rui D. Neves, Kei-ichi Imamoto
December 23, 2021
Durability and service life design of concrete constructions have considerable socio-economic and environmental consequences, in which the permeability of concrete to aggressive intruders plays a vital role. Concrete Permeability and Durability Performance provides deep insight into the ...
By Benoit Bissonnette, Luc Courard, Andrzej Garbacz
July 26, 2017
Applying any material to an existing concrete surface intrinsically entails the development of a bond. Considering the ever increasing importance of concrete repair and protection, which imply the creation of an interface between two materials, an improved knowledge of concrete surface ...
By Alva Peled, Arnon Bentur, Barzin Mobasher
August 09, 2017
Textile reinforced concrete (TRC) has emerged in recent years as an attractive new high performance cement-based composite. Textiles can significantly improve the mechanical behavior of cement matrices under static and dynamic conditions, and give superior tensile strength, toughness, ductility, ...
By Mark Alexander, Arnon Bentur, Sidney Mindess
June 08, 2017
This book provides an up-to-date survey of durability issues, with a particular focus on specification and design, and how to achieve durability in actual concrete construction. It is aimed at the practising engineer, but is also a valuable resource for graduate-level programs in universities. ...
By Pierre-Claude Aitcin, Sidney Mindess
March 29, 2017
Production of Portland cement is responsible for about seven percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. The pressure to make the production of concrete more sustainable, or "greener", is considerable and increasing. This requires a wholesale shift in processes, materials and methods in ...
By Pierre-Claude Aïtcin
August 20, 2007
Linking theory to practice, this book provides a better fundamental understanding of Portland cement and hydraulic binders which is necessary to make better concrete. It has been clearly demonstrated that concrete durability is closely linked to its water/binder ratio and proper curing during the ...
By Kalliopi K. Aligizaki
November 30, 2005
Pore Structure of Cement-Based Materials provides a thorough treatment of the experimental techniques used to characterize the pore structure of materials. The text presents the principles and practical applications of the techniques used, organized in an easy-to-follow and uncomplicated manner, ...
By Mark Alexander, Sidney Mindess
October 19, 2005
Bringing together in one volume the latest research and information, this book provides a detailed guide to the selection and use of aggregates in concrete. After an introduction defining the purpose and role of aggregates in concrete, the authors present an overview of aggregate sources ...
By Mark G. Richardson
June 28, 2002
Durability failures in reinforced concrete structures are wasteful of resources and energy. The introduction to practice of European Standard EN 206-1 represents a significant shift in emphasis on the need to explicitly consider each potential durability threat when specifying and producing ...