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  • Precast Concrete Structures, Second Edition

    By Kim S. Elliott

    This second edition of Precast Concrete Structures introduces the conceptual design ideas for the prefabrication of concrete structures and presents a number of worked examples of designs to Eurocode EC2, before going into the detail of the design, manufacture, and construction of precast concrete…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    CRC Press

  • Concrete Solutions

    Edited by Michael Grantham

    Concrete Solutions contains the contributions from some 30 countries to Concrete Solutions, the 6th International Conference on Concrete Repair (Thessaloniki, Greece, 20-23 June 2016). Strengthening and retrofitting are major themes in this volume, with NDT and electrochemical repair following…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    CRC Press

  • Structures and Architecture

    Beyond their Limits

    Edited by Paulo J. da Sousa Cruz

    Although the disciplines of architecture and structural engineering have both experienced their own historical development, their interaction has resulted in many fascinating and delightful structures. To take this interaction to a higher level, there is a need to stimulate the inventive and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    CRC Press

  • German Concrete, 1819-1877

    The science of cement from Trass to Portland

    By Salvatore Aprea

    This book provides a comprehensive account of how the modern expertise in building with concrete arose in Germany, during the first three quarters of the 19th century. Based on careful analyses of ancient documents and literature, it reconstructs an engaging history of master builders, engineers,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30
    EPFL Press

  • The Rhetoric of Pier Luigi Nervi

    Forms in reinforced concrete and ferro-cement

    By Alberto Bologna, Roberto Gargiani

    During his long career, Pier Luigi Nervi has explored the potential of concrete through the cast-in place and the prefabrication of elements in reinforced concrete or in ferro-cement, the material he invented and patented during the war. All of his best known works, such as the Berta Stadium, the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22
    EPFL Press

  • Brick and Block Masonry

    Proceedings of the 16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, Padova, Italy, 26-30 June 2016

    Edited by Claudio Modena, F. da Porto, M.R. Valluzzi

    Brick and Block Masonry - Trends, Innovations and Challenges contains the lectures and regular papers presented at the 16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference (Padova, Italy, 26-30 June 2016). The contributions cover major topics: - Analysis of masonry structures - Bond of composites…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09
    CRC Press

  • Cement and Concrete Mineral Admixtures

    By Mustafa Tokyay

    Supplementary cementing materials and other mineral admixtures are being used in increasing amounts in both cement and concrete. Their main technical benefits are that they enhance the workability of fresh concrete and the durability of hardened concrete. Indeed, they affect almost every property…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13
    CRC Press

  • Concrete Design

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price, Esra Hasanbas Persellin

    Concrete Design covers concrete design fundamentals for architects and engineers, such as tension, flexural, shear, and compression elements, anchorage, lateral design, and footings. As part of the Architect’s Guidebooks to Structures Series it provides a comprehensive overview using both imperial…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • A Practical Guide to Microstructural Analysis of Cementitious Materials

    Edited by Karen Scrivener, Ruben Snellings, Barbara Lothenbach

    A Practical Guide from Top-Level Industry Scientists As advanced teaching and training in the development of cementitious materials increase, the need has emerged for an up-to-date practical guide to the field suitable for graduate students and junior and general practitioners. Get the Best Use…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Materials and Techniques for Reinforced Concrete Structures, Second Edition

    By Mohamed Abdallah El-Reedy, Ph.D

    Increase the Durability and Performance of Concrete during Its Lifetime While reinforced concrete is a durable material used for a wide range of construction projects in civil engineering, certain factors must be considered during its design, construction, and maintenance. This includes a variety…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    CRC Press
    Modern Concrete Technology

  • Design Principles and Analysis of Thin Concrete Shells, Domes and Folders

    By Iakov Iskhakov, Yuri Ribakov

    One of the main goals of a good and effective structural design is to decrease, as far as possible, the self-weight of structures, because they must carry the service load. This is especially important for reinforced concrete (RC) structures, as the self-weight of the material is substantial. For…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    CRC Press

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