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Basic Construction Materials

ISBN-10: 0131433873
ISBN-13: 9780131433878
Edition: 7th 2005 (Revised)
List price: $109.00
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Description: For an undergraduate Construction materials course with a lab component taught in departments of Construction Management/Technology and Architecture. Offering an in-depth introduction to the real-world application of some of the most fundamental  More...

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Book details

List price: $109.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

For an undergraduate Construction materials course with a lab component taught in departments of Construction Management/Technology and Architecture. Offering an in-depth introduction to the real-world application of some of the most fundamental materials used in construction today, this informative and practical text reflects the latest industry standards from ASTM and ACI, and fully prepares students for entry into the construction industry or for further study in construction methods, specification writing, design methods, or related engineering programs.

Introduction
The Construction Process
Need for Materials with Various Qualities
Selecting Materials
Properties of Materials
Thermal Expansion
Thermal Conductivity
Strength and Stress
Modulus of Elasticity
Elastic and Plastic Properties
Sources of Information
Inspection and Testing
Standards
Review Questions
Aggregates
Definitions
Sources
Methods of Extraction and Processing
Underwater Sources
Land Sources
Rock Types
Properties and Uses
Miscellaneous Uses
Aggregate and Strength
Compaction
Pavement Base
Stabilizing Aggregate
Permeability and Filters
Tests
Size and Gradation
Surface Area
Weight-Volume Relationships
Specific Gravity
Deleterious Matter
Miscellaneous Properties
Sampling
Special Aggregates
Review Questions
Asphalt
History
Natural Asphalt
Bituminous Materials
Tar
Asphalt
Asphalt Production
Asphalt Cements
Liquid Asphalts
Asphalt Testing
Asphalt Cements
Liquid Asphalts
Asphalt Emulsions
Air-Blown Asphalts
Effects of Temperature and Viscosity
Asphalt Pavements
Determining Required Pavement Thickness
Traffic Analysis
Subgrade Evaluation
Asphalt Paving-Mix Design
Types of Asphalt Pavement Construction
Plant Mix
Mixed-in-Place (Road Mix)
Slurry Seal
Recycled Asphalt Concrete
Asphalt Spray Applications
Surface Treatments and Seal Coats
Tack Coats and Prime Coats
Penetration Macadam
Asphalt Plants
Types of Asphalt Plants
Storage of Hot-Mix Asphalt
Estimating Asphalt Concrete
Preparation of Unpaved Surfaces
Prepared Subgrade
Untreated Base
Nonsurfaced Aggregate Roadways
Paved Surfaces
Flexible-Type Pavements
Rigid-Type Pavements
Inspection of Mix
Mix Deficiencies
The Paving Operation
The Asphalt Paver
Hand-Spreading Operations
The Roller Operation
Pavement Density
Auxiliary Equipment
Asphalt Distributor
Motor Grader
Windrowing Equipment
Incidental Tools
Asphalt Roofing Products
Asphalt Pipe Coatings
Asphalt Mulch Treatments
Asphalt Joint Materials
Review Questions
Portland Cement Concrete
History
Manufacture of Portland Cement
Chemical Composition of Portland Cement
Physical Properties of Portland Cement
Water-Cement Reaction
Types of Portland Cement
ASTM Type I (Normal)
ASTM Type II (Moderate Heat or Modified)
ASTM Type III (High-Early-Strength)
ASTM Type IV (Low Heat)
ASTM Type V (Sulfate-Resisting)
Air-Entraining Portland Cements
White Portland Cement
Portland Blast-Furnace Slag Cements
Portland-Pozzolan Cements
Masonry Cements
Special Portland Cements
Mixing Water
Aggregates
Admixtures
Proportioning Concrete Ingredients
Concrete Estimating
Concrete Manufacturing
Concrete Mixing
Concrete Mixing Methods
Testing Concrete
Compressive Strength Tests
Nordestructive Test Methods
The Rebound Hammer
The Penetration Probe
Pullout
Ultrasonic
Placement of Concrete
Curing Concrete
Precast Concrete Products
Review Questions
Iron and Steel
Structure and Composition
Production of Ferrous Metals
Iron
Steel
Steel Tensile Test
Steel Protection
Structural Steel
Structural Connections
Riveting
Welding
Bolts
High-Strength Bolts
Reinforcing Steel
Ferrous Metal Pipe
Review Questions
Wood
Growth of Trees
Lumber Production
Seasoning
Strength
Lumber Classification
Organizations
Grading
Special-Use Wood
Deterioration of Wood
Fire
Preservation of Wood
Typical Treated Wood Products
Glued Laminated Wood
Plywood
Softwood Plywood
Hardwood Plywood
Glue
Mechanical Fasteners
Review Questions
Masonry
Clay Masonry
Brick
Tile
Raw Materials for Clay Masonry
Manufacturing Clay Masonry
Strength of Clay Masonry
Absorption of Clay Masonry
Clay Masonry Colors
Masonry Standards
Concrete Masonry
Raw Materials for Concrete Masonry Units
Manufacturing Concrete Masonry Units
Strength of Concrete Masonry Units
Absorption of Concrete Masonry Units
Dimensional Changes in Concrete Masonry Units
Mortar
Grout
Fire Ratings of Concrete Masonry
Thermal Properties of Concrete Masonry
Acoustical Properties of Concrete Masonry
Estimating Masonry Materials
Quality of Masonry Construction
Review Questions
Appendixes
Metrics
Formulas for Areas and Volumes
ASTM Standards Relating to Aggregates
ASTM Standards Relating to Asphalt Concrete
ASTM Standards Relating to Concrete
ASTM Standards Relating to Masonry
ACI Standard Practice for Selecting Proportions for Normal, Heavyweight, and Mass Concrete
APA--The Engineered Wood Association Design Tables for Glulam Garage Door Headers and Substituting Glulam for Steel or Solid-Sawn Lumber Beams
Index

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