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  • Biodeterioration of Concrete

    By Thomas Dyer

    Awareness of the importance of ensuring durability of concrete has been a growing concern of engineers, and there is now considerable understanding of the mechanisms, which cause its deterioration, and means of limiting such damage through the use of appropriate materials and approaches to design.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete

    A World Review

    Edited by Ian Sims, Alan B. Poole

    This book is unique in providing authoritative and up to date expert information on the causes and effects of Alkali-Aggregate Reaction (AAR) in concrete structures worldwide. Although there are a number of text books offering readers short sections that deal with this particular type of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    CRC Press

  • Resistance of Concrete to Chloride Ingress

    Testing and modelling

    By Luping Tang, Lars-Olof Nilsson, P A Muhammed Basheer

    Chloride ingress in reinforced concrete induces corrosion and consequent spilling and structural weakness, and it occurs world-wide and imposes an enormous cost. Yet it can be resisted by using test methods and relevant models for service life prediction. Resistance of Concrete to Chloride Ingress…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Sustainable Use of Concrete

    By Koji Sakai, Takafumi Noguchi

    Cement-based concrete has excellent properties as a construction material, and the raw materials of cement—rocks, and limestone and clay—are bountiful. Yet its production generates high quantities of CO2, making it a potentially unsustainable material. However, there are no alternatives to concrete…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainability of Concrete

    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 
    CRC Press
    Modern Concrete Technology

  • Super-High-Strength High Performance Concrete

    By Pu Xincheng

    When produced correctly, concrete can be extremely strong, with high load-bearing capacity and superior durability. Another noteworthy property is the relatively low amount of energy and resources consumed during production. Super-High-Strength High Performance Concrete brings together the results…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Cathodic Protection of Steel in Concrete and Masonry, Second Edition

    Edited by Paul M. Chess, John P. Broomfield

    Revised and updated, this second edition of Cathodic Protection of Steel in Concrete and Masonry covers both reinforced concrete and masonry structures, describes in detail the overall design factors involved in cathodic protection (CP), and also provides a theoretical basis for why it works. It…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Design of Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges to Eurocodes

    By Ioannis Vayas, Aristidis Iliopoulos

    Combining a theoretical background with engineering practice, Design of Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges to Eurocodes covers the conceptual and detailed design of composite bridges in accordance with the Eurocodes. Bridge design is strongly based on prescriptive normative rules regarding loads and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Mineral Admixtures in Cement and Concrete

    By Jayant D. Bapat

    Written to meet the requirements of engineers working in construction and concrete manufacturing, Mineral Admixtures in Cement and Concrete focuses on how to make more workable and durable concrete using mineral admixtures. In particular, it covers pulverized fuel ash (PFA), blast furnace slag (BFS…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Concrete Repair

    A Practical Guide

    Edited by Michael G. Grantham

    Concrete is an inherently complex material to produce and an even more complex material to repair. With growing pressure to maintain the built environment, and not simply to demolish and rebuild, the need to repair concrete buildings and other structures is increasing and is expected to become of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Concrete Mix Design, Quality Control and Specification, Fourth Edition

    By Ken W. Day, James Aldred, Barry Hudson

    The nature of concrete is rapidly changing, and with it, there are rising concerns. Thoroughly revised and updated, this fourth edition of Concrete Mix Design, Quality Control and Specification addresses current industry practices that provide inadequate durability and fail to eliminate problems…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Concrete and Sustainability

    By Per Jahren, Tongbo Sui

    Concrete is by far the most common building material— accounting for twice the volume of all other such materials combined. With such a huge global economic impact, the industry has a correspondingly considerable responsibility to use it sustainably. Written by experts who pioneered research into…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

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