Construction Materials Their Nature and Behaviour

ISBN-10: 0415465168

ISBN-13: 9780415465168

Edition: 4th 2010 (Revised)

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Book details

List price: $42.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 7/9/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 568
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Contributors
Acknowledgements
Preface
Fundamentals
Introduction
Atoms, bonding, energy and equilibrium
Mechanical properties of solids
The structure of solids
Fracture and toughness
Liquids, viscoelasticity and gels
Surfaces
Electrical and thermal properties
Further reading for Part 1
Metals and Alloys
Introduction
Deformation and strengthening of metals
Forming of metals
Oxidation and corrosion
Iron and steel
Aluminium
Further reading for Part 2
Concrete
Introduction
Portland cements
Admixtures
Additions
Other types of cement
Aggregates for concrete
Properties of fresh concrete
Early age properties of concrete
Deformation of concrete
Strength and failure of concrete
Concrete mix design
Non-destructive testing of hardened concrete
Durability of concrete
Special concretes
Recycling of concrete
Further reading for Part 3
Bituminous Materials
Introduction
Components of bituminous materials
Viscosity, stiffness and deformation of bituminous materials
Strength and failure of bituminous materials
Durability of bituminous structures
Design and production of bituminous materials
Recycling of bituminous materials
Further reading for Part 4
Masonry: Brickwork, Blockwork and Stonework
Introduction
Materials and components for masonry
Masonry construction and forms
Structural behaviour and movement of masonry
Non-structural physical properties of masonry
Deterioration and conservation of masonry
Further reading for Part 5
Polymers
Introduction
Polymers: types, properties and applications
Fibre Composites
Introduction
Polymer composites
Introduction
Fibres for polymer composites
Analysis of the behaviour of polymer composites
Manufacturing techniques for polymer composites used in construction
Durability and design of polymer composites
Applications of FRP composites in civil engineering
Bibliography
Fibre-reinforced cements and concrete
Introduction
Terminology for FRC
Component materials
Interface and bonding
Reinforcement layouts
Mechanical behaviour of FRC
Manufacturing of FRC
Applications
Durability and recycling
Timber
Introduction
Structure of timber and the presence of moisture
Deformation in timber
Strength and failure in timber
Durability of timber
Processing and recycling of timber
Further reading for Part 8
Glass
Introduction
Manufacture and processing
Properties and performance
Design and applications
Service and end of life
Selection and Sustainable use of Construction Materials
Introduction
Mechanical properties of materials
Sustainability and construction materials
Further reading for Part 10
Index
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