Concrete: Microstructure, Properties, and Materials (Hardcover)

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Concrete: Microstructure, Properties, and Materials (Hardcover)


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This thoroughly updated edition contains new information on:

  • Recently built construction projects worldwide
  • Shrinkage-reducing admixtures
  • Self-consolidating concrete, pervious concrete, internal curing, and other cutting-edge innovations
  • Modeling of ice formation and alkali-aggregate reaction in concrete
  • Environmental impact of concrete

Each chapter begins with a preview of the contents and ends with a self-test and a guide for further reading. More than 300 drawings and photographs illustrate the topics discussed in this definitive text on concrete.

Comprehensive coverage includes:

  • Microstructure of concrete
  • Strength
  • Dimensional stability
  • Durability
  • Hydraulic cements
  • Aggregates
  • Admixtures
  • Proportioning concrete mixtures
  • Concrete at early age
  • Nondestructive methods
  • Progress in concrete technology
  • Advances in concrete mechanics
  • Global warming and concrete in the future

P. Kumar Mehta, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering, at the University of California at Berkeley. The recipient of the Berkeley Citation-the highest honor for contributions to his field and to the University--Dr. Mehta is an Honorary Member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and is a member of its Committee on Sustainable Development. Paulo J. M. Monteiro, Ph.D., is Roy W. Carlson Distinguished Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley and Faculty Scientist, Department of Materials, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Dr. Monteiro is a Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). He has authored and co-authored numerous journal articles, conference proceedings, and reports in addition to having co-authored the Second and Third editions of Concrete: Structure, Properties, and Materials.
Product Details ISBN: 9780071797870
ISBN-10: 0071797874
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: December 3rd, 2013
Pages: 704
Language: English