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Concrete Recycling: Research and Practice

1st Edition

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Francois de Larrard, Horacio Colina
March 18, 2019

François de Larrard is Scientific Director of the R&D centre of the LafargeHolcim group and Scientific Director of the French national project Recybéton. He formerly spent almost thirty years at IFSTTAR (formerly LCPC). He has been granted both the Robert l'Hermite medal and the G.H. Tattersal...

Pavement Drainage: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

G L Sivakumar Babu, Prithvi S. Kandhal, Nivedya Mandankara Kottayi, Rajib Basu Mallick, Amirthalingam Veeraragavan
September 12, 2019

SUMMARY This book provides complete coverage of surface and subsurface drainage of all types of pavements for highways, urban roads, parking lots, airports, and container terminals. It provides up-to-date information on the principles and technologies for designing and building drainage systems and...

Load Testing of Bridges: Two Volume Set

1st Edition

Eva O.L. Lantsoght
August 15, 2019

Load Testing of Bridges, featuring contributions from almost fifty authors from around the world across two interrelated volumes, deals with the practical aspects, the scientific developments, and the international views on the topic of load testing of bridges. Volume 12, Load Testing of Bridges:...

Transport and Interactions of Chlorides in Cement-based Materials

1st Edition

Caijun Shi, Qiang Yuan, Fuqiang He, Xiang Hu
July 31, 2019

Chloride-induced corrosion is the most important durability issue of reinforced concrete structures, and the prediction and prevention of chloride-induced corrosion has attracted considerable interest all over the world. Given that chloride penetrates through the concrete cover, the issues...

Load Testing of Bridges: Proof Load Testing and the Future of Load Testing

1st Edition

Eva O.L. Lantsoght
July 15, 2019

Load Testing of Bridges, featuring contributions from almost fifty authors from around the world across two interrelated volumes, deals with the practical aspects, the scientific developments, and the international views on the topic of load testing of bridges. Volume 13, Load Testing of Bridges:...

Load Testing of Bridges: Current Practice and Diagnostic Load Testing

1st Edition

Eva O.L. Lantsoght
July 15, 2019

Load Testing of Bridges, featuring contributions from almost fifty authors from around the world across two interrelated volumes, deals with the practical aspects, the scientific developments, and the international views on the topic of load testing of bridges. Volume 12, Load Testing of Bridges:...

Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Ram S. Gupta
June 21, 2019

Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used in structural design. Material choice depends upon the type of structure, availability of material, and the preference of the designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very different. In this updated...

Precast Concrete Structures

2nd Edition

Kim S. Elliott
June 12, 2019

This second edition of Precast Concrete Structures introduces the conceptual design ideas for the prefabrication of concrete structures and presents a number of worked examples that translate designs from BS 8110 to Eurocode EC2, before going into the detail of the design, manufacture, and...

Concrete Recycling: Research and Practice

1st Edition

Francois de Larrard, Horacio Colina
March 18, 2019

François de Larrard is Scientific Director of the R&D centre of the LafargeHolcim group and Scientific Director of the French national project Recybéton. He formerly spent almost thirty years at IFSTTAR (formerly LCPC). He has been granted both the Robert l'Hermite medal and the G.H. Tattersall...

Seismic Design of Buildings to Eurocode 8

2nd Edition

Ahmed Elghazouli
January 14, 2019

This book focuses on the seismic design of building structures and their foundations to Eurocode 8. It covers the principles of seismic design in a clear but brief manner and then links these concepts to the provisions of Eurocode 8. It addresses the fundamental concepts related to seismic hazard,...

Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet

1st Edition

Habeeb Lateef Muttashar Alzuabidi
December 13, 2018

Rapid industrial growth has witnessed the ever-increasing utilization of sand from rivers for various construction purposes, which has caused disruption to natural ecosystems. Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet presents an investigation into the capacity for these minerals to...

Assessment, Evaluation, and Repair of Concrete, Steel, and Offshore Structures

1st Edition

Mohamed Abdallah El-Reedy
October 24, 2018

Civil engineers must assure that buildings have long and durable lives, and therefore structural assessment and repair are routinely required and must be performed with the utmost accuracy and professionalism. Assessment, Evaluation, and Repair of Concrete, Steel, and Offshore Structures presents...

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

1st Edition

Geoffrey E. Blight, Mark G Alexander
August 14, 2018

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...

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