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Concrete Technology

Concrete Technology

Author(s):
  • A. M. Neville
  • J.J. Brooks
  • Author: A. M. Neville
    • ISBN:9789353436551
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9353436559
    • Price:Rs. 850.00
    • Pages:466
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    The classic textbook and reference guide to concrete is updated to include the latest standards and developments. This book gives students a thorough understanding of all aspects of concrete technology from ?rst principles. An excellent coursebook for all students of Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Building at degree or diploma level, Concrete Technology will also be a valuable reference book for practising 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.

    Salient Features

    1. New sections on: fillers in the cementitious material waterproofing and anti-bacterial admixtures recycled concrete aggregate self-consolidating concrete 2. It covers concrete ingredients, properties and behaviour in the ?nished structure with reference to national standards and recognised testing methods. 3. Examples and problems are given throughout to emphasise the important aspects of each chapter.