Concrete in the Service of Mankind: Appropriate concrete technology

1st Edition

Ravindra Dhir, Michael McCarthy

CRC Press
Published June 13, 1996
Reference - 665 Pages
ISBN 9780419214700 - CAT# RU28971

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This third volume of Concrete in the Service of Mankind focuses on appropriate concrete technology.

Concrete is ubiquitous and unique, and is found in every developed and developing country. Indeed, there are no alternatives to concrete as a volume construction material for infrastructure. This raises important questions of how concrete should be designed and constructed for cost effective use in the the short and long term, and to encourage further radical development. Equally, it must be environmentally friendly during manufacture, in an aesthetic presentation in structures and in the containment of harmful materials. This book should be of interest to concrete technologists; contractors; civil engineers; consultants; government agencies; research organizations.

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