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Concrete Solutions 2014

Concrete Solutions 2014

Michael Grantham, P A Muhammed Basheer, Bryan Magee, Marios Soutsos

August 18, 2014

The Concrete Solutions series of International Conferences on Concrete Repair began in 2003 with a conference held in St. Malo, France in association with INSA Rennes. Subsequent conferences have seen us partnering with the University of Padua in 2009 and with TU Dresden in 2011. This conference is...

Design of Liquid Retaining Concrete Structures, Third Edition

Design of Liquid Retaining Concrete Structures, Third Edition

John P. Forth, Andrew J. Martin

July 24, 2014

The third edition of a successful engineering text, Design of Liquid Retaining Concrete Structures clarifies the theoretical guidance given in the new suite of Eurocodes for the subject of retaining structures. The book qualifies the extensive set of guides in terms of the design of these...

Principles of Reinforced Concrete Design

Principles of Reinforced Concrete Design

Mete A. Sozen, Toshikatsu Ichinose, Santiago Pujol

July 14, 2014

Encouraging creative uses of reinforced concrete, Principles of Reinforced Concrete Design draws a clear distinction between fundamentals and professional consensus. This text presents a mixture of fundamentals along with practical methods. It provides the fundamental concepts required for...

Curing Concrete

Curing Concrete

Peter C. Taylor

September 10, 2013

Curing is one of those activities that every civil engineer and construction worker has heard of, but in reality does not worry about much. In practice, curing is often low on the list of priorities on the construction site, particularly when budgets and timelines are under pressure. Yet the...

Design of Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges to Eurocodes

Design of Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges to Eurocodes

Ioannis Vayas, Aristidis Iliopoulos

August 29, 2013

Combining a theoretical background with engineering practice, Design of Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges to Eurocodes covers the conceptual and detailed design of composite bridges in accordance with the Eurocodes. Bridge design is strongly based on prescriptive normative rules regarding loads and...

Seismic Performance of Concrete Buildings: Structures and Infrastructures Book Series, Vol. 9

Seismic Performance of Concrete Buildings: Structures and Infrastructures Book Series, Vol. 9

Liviu Crainic, Mihai Munteanu

December 10, 2012

This book examines and presents essential aspects of the behavior, analysis, design and detailing of reinforced concrete buildings subjected to strong seismic activity. Seismic design is an extremely complex problem that has seen spectacular development in the last decades. The present volume tries...

Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting III: 3rd International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting, ICCRRR-3, 3-5 September 2012, Cape Town, South Africa

Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting III: 3rd International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting, ICCRRR-3, 3-5 September 2012, Cape Town, South Africa

Mark G. Alexander, Hans-Dieter Beushausen, Frank Dehn, Pilate Moyo

August 21, 2012

This proceedings volume consists of papers focusing on repairing, maintaining, rehabilitating, and retrofitting of existing infrastructures to extend their life and maximize economic return. Moreover, structural performance and material durability are discussed. Contributions fall under the...

Nomograms for Design and Operation of Cement Plants

Nomograms for Design and Operation of Cement Plants

S.P. Deolalkar

July 12, 2011

A unique publication, this set of book and CD-ROM is a handy tool for the design and operation of cement plants. Operation requires many calculations that have to be done repetitively. With this book of nomograms – graphical representations of two or more variables related to one another in such a...

Alkali-Aggregate Reaction and Structural Damage to Concrete: Engineering Assessment, Repair and Management

Alkali-Aggregate Reaction and Structural Damage to Concrete: Engineering Assessment, Repair and Management

Geoffrey E. Blight, Mark G Alexander

January 18, 2011

Since AAR was first identified in 1940, it has been a subject dominated by studies of the mineralogy of AAR-susceptible aggregates, the chemistry of the AAR and related reactions and laboratory tests used to diagnose AAR and predict potential future swelling. Civil and structural engineers have...

Concrete Face Rockfill Dams

Concrete Face Rockfill Dams

Paulo Teixeira da Cruz, Bayardo Materon, Manoel De Souza Freitas Jr.

September 23, 2010

Concrete Face Rockfill Dams presents the state-of-the-art of dam design and construction. This consulting guide presents details and analyses of twenty-eight large CRFD dams worldwide, including the highest dam in the world. Twelve chapters provide specialist information on concepts,...

Advances in Cement-Based Materials: Proc. Int. Conf. Advanced Concrete Materials, 17-19 Nov. 2009, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Advances in Cement-Based Materials: Proc. Int. Conf. Advanced Concrete Materials, 17-19 Nov. 2009, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Gideon P.A.G. Van Zijl, Billy P. Boshoff

November 02, 2009

Collection of selected papers on current advances in high performance construction materials. Contributions deal with the development, characterization, application procedures, performance and structural design of materials with key potential in civil engineering works. Materials treated are fibre...

The Rotary Cement Kiln: Total Productive Maintenance, Techniques and Management

The Rotary Cement Kiln: Total Productive Maintenance, Techniques and Management

J.P. Saxena

October 12, 2009

Structured into fourteen chapters, this volume covers various aspects of kiln maintenance and deals with the wear of components, operational parameters and their impact on the condition of the kiln, maintenance-friendly design considerations of kiln components, on-line techniques for condition...