By Caijun Shi, Yi-Lung Mo
This e-book describes a couple of high-performance building fabrics, together with concrete, metal, fiber-reinforced cement, fiber-reinforced plastics, polymeric fabrics, geosynthetics, masonry fabrics and coatings. It discusses the medical bases for the manufacture and use of those high-performance fabrics. trying out and alertness examples also are incorporated, particularly the applying of quite new high-performance building fabrics to layout perform.
so much books facing development fabrics as a rule tackle conventional fabrics in simple terms instead of high-performance fabrics and, consequently, don't fulfill the expanding calls for of this present day s society. nevertheless, books facing fabrics technology are usually not engineering-oriented, with restricted assurance of the applying to engineering perform. This ebook is therefore targeted in reflecting the nice advances made on high-performance development fabrics lately.
This e-book is acceptable to be used as a textbook for classes in engineering fabrics, structural fabrics and civil engineering fabrics on the senior undergraduate and graduate degrees. it's also compatible to be used by way of perform engineers, together with development, fabrics, mechanical and civil engineers.
Contents: creation (C-J Shi & Y L Mo); excessive functionality Concrete (C-J Shi et al.); excessive functionality Fiber bolstered Cement Composites (A E Naaman); excessive functionality metal fabric and constructions for Earthquake Resistant structures (K-C Tsai et al.); complicated Fiber strengthened Polymer Composites (L C Hollaway); bettering the functionality of Masonry constructions (R E Klingner); Geosynthetics -- features and purposes (P E Stevenson); Coatings and Sealers (C Vipulanandan & M Isaac); shrewdpermanent fabrics and buildings (D D L Chung et al.).
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This book can be used as a textbook for advanced courses in civil engineering, or a reference book for students, laboratory workers, engineers and scientists. Introduction 17 References 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Bordes, F. (1968). The Old Stone Age. New York, McGraw-Hill. Burkitt, M. C. (1972). Our Early Ancestors. New York, Benjamin Blom. , The First Great Civilizations. Alfred A. , New York, 1973. htm. cfm/ building_construction/40459. , Roman Building: Materials and Techniques, B.
As the performance requirements are different for different applications, the following sections mainly discusses high performance concrete as specified by FHWA. SCC is also discussed in detail due to its fast and wide adoption by the industry. 1 Constituents of HPC Portland cement is the most widely used cement because of its commercial availability and low cost. It is still the most used binder for HPC. However, supplementary cementing materials such as silica fume, ground granulated blast furnace slag, coal fly ash have predominantly used for HPC.
33] described a method for design of high-performance concrete mixtures using genetic algorithm. Sobolev  investigated strength properties and the rheological behavior of a cement–silica fume–superplasticizer system and proposed a method for proportioning HPC based on how the constituents affect the properties of the concrete. Recently, Zain et al.  developed an expert system called HPCMIX that provides proportion of trial mix of HPC and recommendations on mix adjustment. The system was developed using hybrid knowledge representation technique.
High-performance construction materials: science and applications by Caijun Shi, Yi-Lung Mo