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  • Structural Concrete

    Strut-and-Tie Models for Unified Design

    By Salah El-Metwally, Wai-Fah Chen

    This book will examine the application of strut-and-tie models (STM) for the design of structural concrete. It will present state-of-the-art information, from fundamental theories to practical engineering applications, and will also provide innovative solutions for many design problems that are not…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20 
    CRC Press

  • Practical Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings

    By Syed Mehdi Ashraf

    This book will provide comprehensive, practical knowledge for the design of reinforced concrete buildings. The approach will be unique as it will focus primarily on the design of various structures and structural elements as done in design offices with an emphasis on compliance with the relevant…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    CRC Press

  • Concrete Surface Engineering

    By Benoit Bissonnette, Luc Courard, Andrzej Garbacz

    Applying any material to an existing concrete surface intrinsically entails the development of a bond. Considering the ever increasing importance of concrete repair and protection, which imply the creation of an interface between two materials, an improved knowledge of concrete surface…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press
    Modern Concrete Technology

  • Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete

    Principles, Production, Properties and Applications

    By Peter J.M. Bartos

    Glassfibre reinforced concrete (GRC) is the most complex material widely used in current construction practice. It is an unusual composite, in which both the matrix and the reinforcement themselves are composites. This book provides guidance on the properties, its specification, testing and the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Whittles Publishing

  • Textile Reinforced Concrete

    By Alva Peled, Arnon Bentur, Barzin Mobasher

    Textile reinforced concrete (TRC) has emerged in recent years as an attractive new high performance cement-based composite. Textiles can significantly improve the mechanical behavior of cement matrices under static and dynamic conditions, and give superior tensile strength, toughness, ductility,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    CRC Press
    Modern Concrete Technology

  • Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete

    A World Review

    Edited by Ian Sims, Alan B. Poole

    This book is unique in providing authoritative up to date expert information on the causes and effects of alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR) in concrete structures. It has been compiled using expert contributions by acknowledged senior engineers and scientists from round the world. It has been divided…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
    CRC Press

  • Cement-Based Composites

    Materials, Mechanical Properties and Performance, Second Edition

    By Andrzej M. Brandt

    Cement-Based Composites takes a different approach from most other books in the field by viewing concrete as an advanced composite material, and by considering the properties and behaviour of cement-based materials from this stance. It deals particularly, but not exclusively, with newer forms of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Durability of Concrete

    Design and Construction

    By Sidney Mindess, Mark Alexander, Arnon Bentur

    This book provides an up-to-date survey of durability issues, with a particular focus on specification and design, and how to achieve durability in actual concrete construction. It is aimed at the practising engineer, but is also a valuable resource for graduate-level programs in universities.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    CRC Press
    Modern Concrete Technology

  • Advances in Cement-Based Materials

    Proc. Int. Conf. Advanced Concrete Materials, 17-19 Nov. 2009, Stellenbosch, South Africa

    Edited by Gideon P.A.G. Van Zijl, Billy P. Boshoff

    Collection of selected papers on current advances in high performance construction materials. Contributions deal with the development, characterization, application procedures, performance and structural design of materials with key potential in civil engineering works. Materials treated are fibre…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    CRC Press

  • Structural Renovation in Concrete

    By Zongjin Li, Christopher Leung, Yunping Xi

    The mechanisms by which buildings and infrastructures degrade are complex, as are the procedures and methods for inspection and for rehabilitation. This book examines the various problems caused by non-uniform deformation changes, poor durability, and natural and human disasters such as…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    CRC Press

  • Concrete Solutions

    Edited by Michael Grantham, Carmelo Majorana, Valentina Salomoni

    Concrete repair continues to be a subject of major interest to engineers and technologists worldwide. The concrete repair budget for the UK alone currently runs at some UKP 220 per annum. Some estimates have indicated that, worldwide, in 2010 the expenditure for maintenance and repair work will…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    CRC Press

  • Shotcrete: Elements of a System

    Edited by Stefan Bernard

    Over the last twenty years we have witnessed a revolution in ground stabilization in both underground and above-ground applications, thanks largely to the widespread adoption of shotcrete as a medium for support. Shotcrete technology continues to evolve and improve as its utilization increases.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    CRC Press

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