A series of books presenting the state-of-the-art in concrete technology, with a strong materials focus, run by Sidney Mindess and Arnon Bentur.
Durability of Concrete in Cold Climates
Concrete in Hot Environments
Concrete in the Marine Environment
Edited By A.M. Brandt
June 22, 1998
This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the subject of optimization methods. Optimal mix design for both ordinary and special concretes (such as fibre- reinforced concretes, polymer cement concretes and water permeable concretes). Different problems of optimization are ...
By Arnon Bentur, Neal Berke, Sidney Diamond
March 24, 1998
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 ...
By M. Pigeon, R. Pleau
June 01, 1995
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 ...
By I. Soroka
January 03, 1994
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....
By P.K. Mehta
December 31, 1990
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 ...