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Concrete Technology

Concrete Technology

  • A. M. Neville
  • J.J. Brooks
  • Author: A. M. Neville
    • ISBN:9788131705360
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131705366
    • Price:Rs. 789.00
    • Pages:456
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Not Available


    This book gives students of concrete structure and designs a thorough understanding of all aspects of concrete design and technology from first principles. Examples and problems are given throughout to emphasize the important aspects of each chapter. An excellent course book for all students of Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Building at a degree or diploma level, this book is a valuable reference book for practicing engineers in the field.

    Table of Content

    1. Concrete as a Structural Material
    2. Cement
    3. Normal Aggregate
    4. Quality of Water
    5. Fresh Concrete
    6. Strength of Concrete
    7. Mixing, Handling, Placing, and Compacting Concrete
    8. Admixtures
    9. Temperature Problems in Concreting
    10. Development of Strength
    11. Other Strength Properties
    12. Elasticity and Creep
    13. Deformation and Cracking Independent of Load
    14. Permeability and Durability
    15. Resistance to Freezing and Thawing
    16. Testing
    17. Compliance with Specifications
    18. Lightweight Concrete
    19. Mix Design
    20. Special Concretes
    21. An Overview
    22. Relevant American and British Standards

    Salient Features

    • Covers the fundamentals of concrete technology including concrete ingredients, properties and behaviour in the finished structure.
    • Contains only what the student requires.
    • Condensed version of well-known Properties of Concrete.