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Multifunctional Cement-Based Materials

1st Edition

By Deborah D. L. Chung

CRC Press

320 pages

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Description

Unique in its focus on functional properties, this book examines the resistive, piezoresistive, thermoelectric, and electromagnetic behavior of multifunctional cement-based materials for reduced cost, improved durability and maintenance, and optimization of various structural designs. The author analyzes cement-based compounds for enhancing a wide-range of structures, including buildings, bridges, highways, automobiles, and aircrafts, exploring characteristics such as vibration damping, strain sensing, electromagnetic and magnetic shielding, electrical conductivity, and thermal insulation for improved structure stability and performance.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Cement-Based Materials

Introduction to Multifunctional Cement-Based Materials

Cement-Based Materials for Piezoresistivity (Strain Sensing)

Cement-Based Materials for Damage Sensing

Electrically Conductive Cement-Based Materials

Cement-Based Materials for Dielectric Functions

Cement-Based Materials for Thermal Engineering

Cement-Based Materials for Damping

About the Series

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science