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Supplementary Cementing Materials in Concrete

1st Edition

By Michael Thomas

CRC Press

210 pages

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Description

Supplementary cementing materials (SCMs), such as fly ash, slag, silica fume, and natural pozzolans, make a significant difference to the properties of concrete but are rarely understood in any detail. SCMs can influence the mechanical properties of concrete and improve its durability in aggressive environments. Supplementary Cementing Materials in

Table of Contents

Introduction. Origin and Nature of SCM's. Chemical Reactions of SCM's in Concrete. Fresh Properties of Concrete. Mechanical Properties. Volume Stability. Durability of Concrete. Specifications. Applications.

About the Author

Michael Thomas is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of New Brunswick, as well as a registered professional engineer. He has been working in the field of cement and concrete research since 1983.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science