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By S. Mindess

Concrete is the main widely-used development fabric on the earth. this crucial ebook summarises the wealth of modern learn on enhancing characteristics akin to sturdiness and sustainability in addition to the emergence of a brand new iteration of professional concretes for specific applications.

A variety of chapters talk about new sorts of concrete reminiscent of autoclaved aerated concrete, high-strength concrete, sprayed concrete, fibre-reinforced concrete, light-weight concrete, self-compacting concrete, foamed and polymer concrete, including their features and functions. different chapters assessment the advance of concrete in particular suited to specific stipulations akin to radiation safeguard, sizzling climate and underwater stipulations, in addition to the more and more vital quarter of recycling.

With its uncommon editor and foreign crew of individuals, advancements within the formula and reinforcement of concrete is a typical reference for civil and structural engineers.

  • Summarises a wealth of contemporary study on enhancing characteristics equivalent to sustainability and durability
  • Discusses new concrete varieties including their features and applications
  • Reviews the improvement of concrete specifically suited for specific stipulations corresponding to scorching climate and less than water

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