Civil Engineering Materials
This book deals with properties, applications and analysis of important materials of construction/civil engineering. It offers full coverage of how materials are made or obtained, their physical properties, their mechanical properties, how they are used in construction, how they are tested in the lab, and their strength characteristics--information that is essential for material selection and elementary design. Contains illustrative examples and tables and figures from professional organizations. KEY TOPICS: Considers all common materials of civil engineering/construction--and looks at each in depth: e.g., physical properties, mechanical properties, code provisions, methods of testing, quality control, construction procedures, and material selection. Discusses laboratory testing procedures for selected tests--provides step-by-step descriptions of laboratory test procedures to determine properties of materials. All test procedures are based on relevant ASTM specification. MARKET: For Civil Engineers, Construction Engineers, Architects, and Agricultural Engineers.
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In concrete with reinforcing or prestressing steel , deterioration can also be due to
corrosion of the reinforcement . Corrosion risk is higher for structures exposed to
seawater or deicing salts . In the last decade , corrosion has emerged as the ...
3 Uses Welded wire fabric is used as concrete reinforcement for crack control in
residential slabs , driveways , sidewalks , and slabs for light construction . In a
slab on grade ( or ground - supported concrete slab ) , cracking is due primarily to
7 EPOXY - COATED REINFORCING STEEL The reinforcing bars and welded
wire fabrics described in the preceding ... When compared to other corrosion -
protection systems or no protection at all , epoxy - coated reinforcement offers low
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PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION
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