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Polymers in Concrete

1st Edition

By Satish Chandra, Yoshihiko Ohama

CRC Press

204 pages

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Hardback: 9780849348150
pub: 1994-05-05
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Description

This broad-based, introductory reference provides excellent discussions regarding the hydration of Portland cement, durability problems in concrete, mechanisms of concrete deterioration, and interaction of polymers in concrete. It also covers properties of concrete with added polymers and practical applications of polymers in concrete. The historic background of polymers in building materials is examined, and a comprehensive comparison of natural vs. synthetic polymers is provided and conveniently summarized in a tabular format.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Natural and Synthetic Polymers.

Durability Problems in Concrete.

Mechanisms of Concrete Deterioration.

Classification of Concrete-Polymer Composites.

Properties of Concrete-Polymer Composites.

Mechanisms of Concrete-Polymer Interactions.

Practical Applications of Concrete-Polymer Composites.

Subject Categories

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