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Developments in the Formulation and Reinforcement of Concrete. Edition No. 2. Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering

  • ID: 4720824
  • Book
  • 442 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Developments in the Formulation and Reinforcement of Concrete, Second Edition, presents the latest developments on topics covered in the first edition. In addition, it includes new chapters on supplementary cementitious materials, mass concrete, the sustainably of concrete, service life prediction, limestone cements, the corrosion of steel in concrete, alkali-aggregate reactions, and concrete as a multiscale material. The book's chapters introduce the reader to some of the most important issues facing today's concrete industry. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, users will find this to be a must-have reference for civil and structural engineers.

  • Summarizes a wealth of recent research on structural concrete, including material microstructure, concrete types, and variation and construction techniques
  • Emphasizes concrete mixture design and applications in civil and structural engineering
  • Reviews modern concrete materials and novel construction systems, such as the precast industry and structures requiring high-performance concrete

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Part I Materials 1. Sustainability of concrete 2. Recycled materials in concrete 3. Supplementary cementing materials 4. Alkali-aggregate reaction 5. Corrosion of steel in concrete 6. Hot weather concreting

Part II Special Concretes 7. High-strength concrete 8. The composition and design of high-strength concrete and ultrahigh-strength concrete 9. High-density and radiation shielding concrete 10. Self-compacting concrete (SCC) 11. Fiber-reinforced concrete 12. Advances in sprayed concrete (shotcrete) 13. Lightweight concrete 14. Design and evaluation of underwater concrete 15. Autoclaved aerated concrete 16. Foamed concrete 17. Polymer concrete

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Mindess, Sidney
Dr Sidney Mindess is Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He has an international reputation for his research on concrete.
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