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Title Concrete construction engineering handbook / editor-in-chief, Edward G. Nawy
Edition Second edition
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2008]
©2008
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Contents Front cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Editor-in-Chief -- Contributors -- Chapter 1. Concrete Constituent Materials -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Portland Cement -- 1.3 Modified Portland Cements -- 1.4 High-Alumina Cement -- 1.5 "Green" Cements -- 1.6 Performance of Different Cements in Concrete -- 1.7 Water -- 1.8 Water/Cement Ratio -- 1.9 Aggregates -- 1.10 Reinforcement -- 1.11 Durability Considerations -- Chapter 2. Mineral Admixures -- 2.1 Fly Ash -- 2.2 Blast-Furnace Slag -- 2.3 Silica Fume -- 2.4 Highly Reactive Metakaolin -- Chapter 3. Chemical Admixtures -- 3.1 Introduction to Chemical Admixtures -- 3.2 Retarding Admixtures -- 3.3 Water-Reducing Admixtures -- 3.4 High-Range, Water-Reducing Admixtures -- 3.5 Accelerating Admixtures -- 3.6 Air-Entraining Admixtures -- 3.7 Antifreezing Admixtures -- 3.8 Antiwashout Admixtures -- 3.9 Shrinkage-Reducing Admixtures -- 3.10 Polymer Modifier Admixtures -- 3.11 Alkali-Silica Reaction Prevention Admixtures -- 3.12 Conclusion -- Chapter 4. Long-Term Effects and Serviceability -- 4.1 Creep and Shrinkage Deformations in Concrete -- 4.2 Creep Deformations in Concrete -- 4.3 Creep Prediction -- 4.4 Shrinkage in Concrete -- 4.5 Strength and Elastic Properties of Concrete vs. Time -- 4.6 Serviceability Long-Term Considerations -- 4.7 Long-Term Shrinkage and TemperatureReinforcement Controlling CrackingBetween Joints in Walls and Slabsof Liquid-Retaining Structures -- 4.8 Autogenous Shrinkage in Early-Age Concrete -- Chapter 5. Properties and Performance of Normal-Strength and High-Strength Concrete -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Workability, Bleeding, and Consolidation -- 5.3 Mixing, Transporting, and Placing Concrete -- 5.4 Permeability -- 5.5 Carbonation -- 5.6 Early-Age Characteristics and Strength -- 5.7 Density -- 5.8 Abrasion Resistance -- 5.9 Volume Change and Crack Control -- 5.10 Deformation and Creep -- 5.11 Concrete Ingredients -- 5.12 Proportioning of Concrete Mixtures -- 5.13 Hot and Cold Weather Concreting -- 5.14 Control Tests -- 5.15 Freeze-Thaw and Deicer Scaling Resistance -- 5.16 Sulfate-Resistant Concrete -- 5.17 Corrosion Protection -- 5.18 Alkali-Silica Reaction -- 5.19 Heat-Induced Delayed Expansion -- 5.20 Self-Consolidating Concrete -- 5.21 Related ASTM Standards -- Chapter 6. Design and Placement of Concrete Mixtures -- 6.1 General -- 6.2 Selection of Constituent Materials -- 6.3 Mixture Proportioning for High-Performance, Normal-Strength Concrete (Cylinder CompressiveStrength Limit 6000 psi) -- 6.4 Mixture Proportioning for High-Performance, High-Strength Concrete (Cylinder CompressiveStrength Exceeding 6000 psi) -- 6.5 Applications and Constructability with an Emphasison High-Strength, High-Performance Concrete -- 6.6 Jobsite Control -- 6.7 Testing -- Chapter 7. Design and Construction of Concrete Formwork -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Types of Formwork -- 7.3 Formwork Standards and Recommended Practices -- 7.4 Loads and Pressures on Formwork -- 7.5 Formwork Design Criteria -- 7.6 Formwork Design -- 7.7 Slab-Form Design Example -- 7.8 Wall-Form Design Example -- Chapter 8. Construction Loading in High-Rise Buildings -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Construction Loads -- 8.3 Properties of Concrete at Early Ages -- 8.4 Strength
Summary 'Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook' provides in-depth coverage of concrete construction engineering and technology. It features state-of-the-art discussions on what design engineers and constructors need to know about concrete, focusing on the latest advances in the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Concrete construction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Nawy, Edward G.
ISBN 1420007653 (electronic bk.)
9781420007657 (electronic bk.)
(Cloth)
(hardback ; alk. paper)