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Fundamentals of High–Performance Concrete. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 2211859
  • Book
  • 464 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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High performance concrete is a key element in virtually all–large construction projects, from tall office and residential buildings to bridges, tunnels and roadways. The fully updated Second Edition helps professionals to understand the performance capabilities of these construction materials when selecting the type of concrete to use for particular projects. The author is one of the worlds acknowledged experts on high performance concrete.
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General Performance Characteristics.

Permeability Effects on Performance of Concrete.

Mineral and Chemical Admixtures in High–Strength High–Performance Concrete.

Design of Concrete Mixtures for High–Performance Normal– and High–Strength Concrete.

High–Performance Lightweight Aggregate Concrete (Low–Density Aggregate Concrete).

Long–Term Effects.

Characteristics of High–Performance Concrete.

Micro– and Macromechanics of High–Performance Concrete.

Fiber–Reinforced Concrete and Fiber–Reinforced Plastic Composites.

Economics of High–Strength High–Performance Concrete.

Proportioning Concrete Structural Elements by ACI 318–99 Code: An Overview.

Performance Control for Long–Term Durability: A Summation.

High–Performance Concrete in the 21st Century.

Appendix A: Tables.

Appendix B: Standards and Reports.

Author Index.

Subject Index.
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Edward G. Nawy
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