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New Materials in Civil Engineering

  • ID: 4894804
  • Book
  • July 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 1008 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
Dr Pijush Samui is Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Patna, Bihar, India
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
Dr. Sandeep Chaudhary is Associate Professor, Discipline of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Simrol, India
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