By P. Kumar Mehta,Paulo J. M. Monteiro

THE such a lot complete AND present consultant TO THE homes, habit, AND expertise OF CONCRETE

This completely up to date version comprises new info on:

  • Recently outfitted building tasks worldwide
  • Shrinkage-reducing admixtures
  • Self-consolidating concrete, pervious concrete, inner curing, and different state-of-the-art innovations
  • Modeling of ice formation and alkali-aggregate response in concrete
  • Environmental impression of concrete

Each bankruptcy starts off with a preview of the contents and ends with a self-test and a advisor for additional studying. greater than three hundred drawings and images illustrate the themes mentioned during this definitive textual content on concrete.

Comprehensive assurance 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 urban within the future

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