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New Materials in Civil Engineering

  • ID: 4894804
  • Book
  • July 2020
  • 1104 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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New Materials in Civil Engineering provides engineers and scientists with the tools and methods needed to meet the challenge of designing and constructing more resilient and sustainable infrastructures. This book is a valuable guide to the properties, selection criteria, products, applications, lifecycle and recyclability of advanced materials. It presents an A-to-Z approach to all types of materials, highlighting their key performance properties, principal characteristics and applications. Traditional materials covered include concrete, soil, steel, timber, fly ash, geosynthetic, fiber-reinforced concrete, smart materials, carbon fiber and reinforced polymers. In addition, the book covers nanotechnology and biotechnology in the development of new materials.

  • Covers a variety of materials, including fly ash, geosynthetic, fiber-reinforced concrete, smart materials, carbon fiber reinforced polymer and waste materials
  • Provides a "one-stop” resource of information for the latest materials and practical applications
  • Includes a variety of different use case studies

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1. An overview of cementitious construction materials 2. Computational intelligence for modeling of pavement surface characteristics 3. Computational intelligence for modeling of asphalt pavement surface distress 4. Expanded polystyrene geofoam 5. Recycling of industrial wastes for value-added applications in clay-based ceramic products: a global review (2015-19) 6. Emerging advancement of fiber-reinforced polymer composites in structural applications 7. Fiber-reinforced concrete and ultrahigh-performance fiber-reinforced concrete materials 8. The superplasticizer effect on the rheological and mechanical properties of self-compacting concrete 9. Trends and perspectives in the use of timber and derived products in building facades 10. Dynamic response of laminated composite plates fitted with piezoelectric actuators 11. Functional nanomaterials and their applications toward smart and green buildings 12. Production of sustainable concrete composites comprising waste metalized plastic fibers and palm oil fuel ash 13. Alkali-activated concrete systems: a state of art 14. Porous concrete pavement containing nanosilica from black rice husk ash 15. Porous alkali-activated materials 16. Lightweight cement-based materials 17. Development of alkali-activated binders from sodium silicate powder produced from industrial wastes 18. Innovative cement-based materials for environmental protection and restoration 19. Comparative effects of using recycled CFRP and GFRP fibers on fresh- and hardened-state properties of self-compacting concretes: a review 20. Corrosion inhibitors for increasing the service life of structures 21. Use of fly ash for the development of sustainable construction materials 22. An innovative and smart road construction material: thermochromic asphalt binders 23. Resin and steel-reinforced resin used as injection materials in bolted connections 24. Swelling behavior of expansive soils stabilized with expanded polystyrene geofoam inclusion 25. New generation of cement-based composites for civil engineering 26. Potential use of recycled aggregate as a self-healing concrete carrier 27. Self-healing concrete 28. Equations for prediction of rubberized concrete compressive strength: a literature review 29. Influence of cobinders on durability and mechanical properties of alkali-activated magnesium aluminosilicate binders from soapstone 30. Fly ash utilization in concrete tiles and paver blocks 31. Problems in short-fiber composites and analysis of chopped fiber-reinforced materials

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Samui, Pijush
Professor Pijush Samui is currently an Associate Professor at National Institute of Technology, Patna, India. He is an established researcher in the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for solving different problems in engineering. He developed a new method for prediction of response of soil during an earthquake. He has given charts for prediction of response of soil during an earthquake and developed equations for prediction of lateral spreading of soil due to earthquake. He developed equations for determination of seismic liquefaction potential of soil based on strain energy and prediction of seismic attenuation. He developed efficient models for prediction of magnitude of reservoir induced earthquake. He has developed models for determination of medical waste generation in hospitals with equations used for practical purpose. The developed models can be used for clean India project. He determined frequency effects on liquefaction by using Shake Table. He has applied AI techniques for determination of bearing capacity and settlement of foundation and equations for determination of bearing capacity and settlement of shallow foundation. He also developed equations for determination of compression index and angle of shearing resistance of soil. he developed equations for prediction of uplift capacity of suction caisson. He also developed equations for determination of fracture parameters of concrete. His active research activity is evident from his extensive citation of publications in google scholar (total frequency of 1280) with H-Index of 22. Dr Samui has published journal papers, books/book chapters and peer reviewed conference papers that involved co-authors from Australia, India, Korea and several other nations. He is also holding the position of Visiting Professor at Far East Federal University (Russia).
Kim, Dookie
Dr. Dookie Kim is Professor, Department of Civil Engineering; Director, Structural System Laboratory; and Director, BK21+ Glocal Geo-Environmental Engineering Research Team, Kunsan National University, South Korea. Professor Kim has broad experience in earthquake engineering and structural dynamics.
Iyer, Nagesh R.
Prof. Nagesh R. Iyer is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering and currently Dean (Infrastructure, Planning & Support) & Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad. He has formerly held positions of Director, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Coordinating Director, CSIR Madras Complex,
Acting Director & Distinguished Emeritus Professor, AcSIR & Director, Engineering Coordination, CSIR, New Delhi.
Chaudhary, Sandeep
Prof. Sandeep Chaudhary is currently working as Professor in the Discipline of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India. Before joining IIT Indore, he served as a faculty member in different capacities at MNIT Jaipur, India, for more than twenty years. His research group carries out both analytical and experimental studies, which range from microstructure studies to full-scale. He has Chaired "Technical Committee 1: Design” of the Asian Concrete Federation for three years and is presently heading "Standing Committee 1 (SC1): Design” of the Asian Concrete Federation.
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