Modern Concrete Technology

Series Editors:
  • Arnon Bentur
    Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • Sidney Mindess
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  • Textile Reinforced Concrete book cover

    Textile Reinforced Concrete

    1st Edition

    By Alva Peled, Arnon Bentur, Barzin Mobasher

    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,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09
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  • Concrete Surface Engineering book cover

    Concrete Surface Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Benoit Bissonnette, Luc Courard, Andrzej Garbacz

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26
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  • Durability of Concrete: Design and Construction book cover

    Durability of Concrete

    Design and Construction, 1st Edition

    By Mark Alexander, Arnon Bentur, Sidney Mindess

    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.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-08
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  • Sustainability of Concrete book cover

    Sustainability of Concrete

    1st Edition

    By Pierre-Claude Aïtcin, Sidney Mindess

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
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  • Binders for Durable and Sustainable Concrete book cover

    Binders for Durable and Sustainable Concrete

    1st Edition

    By Pierre-Claude Aitcin

    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…

    Hardback – 2007-07-05
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  • Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composites book cover

    Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composites

    2nd Edition

    By Arnon Bentur, Sidney Mindess

    Edited by Routledge

    Advanced cementitious composites can be designed to have outstanding combinations of strength (five to ten times that of conventional concrete) and energy absorption capacity (up to 1000 times that of plain concrete). This second edition brings together in one volume the latest research…

    Hardback – 2006-11-16
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  • Diffusion of Chloride in Concrete: Theory and Application book cover

    Diffusion of Chloride in Concrete

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    By E. Poulsen, L. Mejlbro

    This book is the most comprehensive and flexible theory of chloride ingress in concrete to date. Based on test results and field observations, the book demonstrates the easy application of this theory to practice. The information is presented in a clear style with each chapter containing an…

    Hardback – 2005-11-25
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  • Pore Structure of Cement-Based Materials: Testing, Interpretation and Requirements book cover

    Pore Structure of Cement-Based Materials

    Testing, Interpretation and Requirements, 1st Edition

    By Kalliopi K. Aligizaki

    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,…

    Hardback – 2005-09-22
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  • Aggregates in Concrete book cover

    Aggregates in Concrete

    1st Edition

    By Mark Alexander, Sidney Mindess

    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…

    Hardback – 2005-09-01
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  • Fundamentals of Durable Reinforced Concrete book cover

    Fundamentals of Durable Reinforced Concrete

    1st Edition

    By Mark G. Richardson

    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…

    Hardback – 2002-05-23
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  • Sulfate Attack on Concrete book cover

    Sulfate Attack on Concrete

    1st Edition

    By J. Marchand, Ivan Odler, Jan P. Skalny

    Sulfate Attack on Concrete provides a comprehensive reference to this important subject. It covers: a short history of concrete deterioration due to sulfate attack, the origin of sulfates in concrete, the importance of appropriate concrete processing, forms and physical-chemical mechanisms of…

    Hardback – 2001-10-11
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  • Special Inorganic Cements book cover

    Special Inorganic Cements

    1st Edition

    By Ivan Odler

    The only book to cover the use of special inorganic cements instead of standard Portland cement in certain specialist applications, such as oil well drilling or in a high temperature location. Special Inorganic Cements draws together information which is widely scattered in the technical literature…

    Hardback – 2000-03-23
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  • Concrete Mixture Proportioning: A Scientific Approach book cover

    Concrete Mixture Proportioning

    A Scientific Approach, 1st Edition

    By Francois De Larrard

    The design of concrete mixes is becoming increasingly complex, with the addition of new materials in the compounds, such as organic admixtures, fibres and supplementary cementitious materials. Moreover, the list of properties which concretes are required to possess for certain applications has…

    Hardback – 1999-03-04
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    Modern Concrete Technology

  • High Performance Concrete book cover

    High Performance Concrete

    1st Edition

    By Pierre-Claude Aïtcin

    A complete review of the fast-developing topic of high performance concrete (HPC) by one of the leading researchers in the field. It covers all aspects of HPC from materials, properties and technology, to construction and testing. The book will be valuable for all concrete technologists and…

    Hardback – 1998-07-02
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  • Optimization Methods for Material Design of Cement-based Composites book cover

    Optimization Methods for Material Design of Cement-based Composites

    1st Edition

    Edited by A.M. Brandt

    Provides a clear, comprehensive introduction to the subject. Different problems of optimization are considered and illustrated with examples. Large sets of new experimental data are presented and discussed.…

    Hardback – 1998-06-18
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    Modern Concrete Technology

  • Steel Corrosion in Concrete: Fundamentals and civil engineering practice book cover

    Steel Corrosion in Concrete

    Fundamentals and civil engineering practice, 1st Edition

    By Arnon Bentur, Neal Berke, Sidney Diamond

    Poor durability of concrete is a major cause of problems in modern building and civil engineering structures in all countries: the annual cost of investigating and repairing deteriorating reinforced concrete structures runs into many millions of pounds. This book explains the fundamentals of the…

    Hardback – 1997-10-09
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  • Durability of Concrete in Cold Climates book cover

    Durability of Concrete in Cold Climates

    1st Edition

    By M. Pigeon, R. Pleau

    This book provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of durability of the frost resistance of concrete. It will enable both concrete materials specialists and practising engineers to better understand the deterioration processes which take place during freezing and thawing, and the effects…

    Hardback – 1995-06-15
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  • Concrete in Hot Environments book cover

    Concrete in Hot Environments

    1st Edition

    By I. Soroka

    Elevated temperatures are known to affect the properties of both fresh and hardened concrete. This book describes in detail these effects and explains the mechanisms involved with particular reference to their practical aspects.…

    Hardback – 1993-09-16
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  • Concrete in the Marine Environment book cover

    Concrete in the Marine Environment

    1st Edition

    By P.K. Mehta

    Concrete has clearly emerged as the most economical and durable material for the building of the vast majority of marine structures. Reinforced concrete too has overcome the technological problems making it a suitable material for the construction of advanced marine structures such as offshore…

    Hardback – 1991-12-03
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    Modern Concrete Technology