Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers
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Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Date : 2016-01-04
ISBN 10 : 9780134320533
Pages : 656 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Civil and Construction Engineering Materials: Properties, Uses, and Evaluations Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers helps readers understand and select the materials involved in supporting the infrastructure needs of society--from buildings, to water and treatment distribution systems, to dams, highways, and airport pavements. By gaining a deep understanding of material behavior and the material selection process, readers can begin to understand how to create and maintain civil and construction engineering systems crucial to society. The primary focus of the updates presented in this fourth edition was on the sustainability of materials used in civil and construction engineering. The information on sustainability was updated and expanded to include the most recent information. In addition, sections were added describing the sustainability considerations of each material. The problem set for each chapter was updated and increased to provide some fresh exercises. References were updated and increased in all chapters to provide students with additional reading on current issues related to different materials.

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers

by Michael S. Mamlouk,John P. Zaniewski

Civil and Construction Engineering Materials: Properties, Uses, and Evaluations Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers helps readers understand and select the materials involved in supporting the infrastructure needs of society--from buildings, to water and treatment distribution systems, to dams, highways, and airport pavements. By gaining a deep understanding of material behavior and the material selection process, readers can begin to understand how to create and maintain civil and construction engineering systems crucial to society. The primary focus of the updates

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Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers

by Michael S. Mamlouk,John P. Zaniewski

For courses in Civil Engineering Materials, Construction Materials, and Construction Methods and Materials offered in Civil, Environmental, or Construction engineering departments. This introduction gives students a basic understanding of the material selection process and the behavior of materials - a fundamental requirement for all civil and construction engineers performing design, construction, and maintenance. The authors cover the various materials used by civil and construction engineers in one useful reference, limiting the vast amount of information available to the introductory level,

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Construction Materials for Civil Engineering

by Errol Van Amsterdam

This publication establishes a basic understanding of materials used in civil engineering construction as taught in tertiary institutions across South Africa. It uses the objectives of the NQF in promoting independent learning and is the only book pertaining to Civil Engineering that covers all the necessary topics under one roof.

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Building Materials in Civil Engineering

by Haimei Zhang

The construction of buildings and structures relies on having a thorough understanding of building materials. Without this knowledge it would not be possible to build safe, efficient and long-lasting buildings, structures and dwellings. Building materials in civil engineering provides an overview of the complete range of building materials available to civil engineers and all those involved in the building and construction industries. The book begins with an introductory chapter describing the basic properties of building materials. Further chapters cover the

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Materials for Civil Engineering  Properties and Applications in Infrastructure

by Luke S. Lee,Hector Estrada

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Analyze material properties and select optimal materials for civil engineering projects This hands-on textbook offers complete coverage of the construction materials that civil engineers use in the field. You will learn how to analyze material properties and select appropriate materials for civil engineering projects of all types and sizes. Materials for Civil Engineering:

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New Materials in Civil Engineering

by Pijush Samui,Dookie Kim,Nagesh R. Iyer,Sandeep Chaudhary

New Materials in Civil Engineering provides engineers and scientists with the tools and methods needed to meet the challenge of designing and constructing more resilient and sustainable infrastructures. This book is a valuable guide to the properties, selection criteria, products, applications, lifecycle and recyclability of advanced materials. It presents an A-to-Z approach to all types of materials, highlighting their key performance properties, principal characteristics and applications. Traditional materials covered include concrete, soil, steel, timber, fly ash, geosynthetic, fiber-reinforced concrete, smart

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Materials for Construction and Civil Engineering

by M. Clara Gonçalves,Fernanda Margarido

This expansive volume presents the essential topics related to construction materials composition and their practical application in structures and civil installations. The book's diverse slate of expert authors assemble invaluable case examples and performance data on the most important groups of materials used in construction, highlighting aspects such as nomenclature, the properties, the manufacturing processes, the selection criteria, the products/applications, the life cycle and recyclability, and the normalization. Civil Engineering Materials: Science, Processing, and Design is ideal for practicing

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Materials for Civil and Highway Engineers

by Kenneth N. Derucher,George Panayiotis Korfiatis,A. Samer Ezeldin,Samer Ezeldin

KEY BENEFITS: This book covers the basic concepts of civil and highway engineering materials, including current environmental concerns and construction trends. The authors outline the appropriate laboratory test procedures for quality control and provide a complete list of ASTM standards. KEY TOPICS: Discusses the engineering performance of concrete, cements, asphalts, soil, aggregate, timber, metals, and plastics. Contains coverage of environmental concerns, emphasizing considerations regarding hazardous materials and waste disposal, contaminated soil, and remedial options. Includes a chapter on Miscellaneous Material

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Civil Engineering Materials

by M. Rashad Islam

Civil Engineering Materials: Introduction and Laboratory Testing discusses the properties, characterization procedures, and analysis techniques of primary civil engineering materials. It presents the latest design considerations and uses of engineering materials as well as theories for fully understanding them through numerous worked mathematical examples. The book also includes important laboratory tests which are clearly described in a step-by-step manner and further illustrated by high-quality figures. Also, analysis equations and their applications are presented with appropriate examples and relevant practice problems,

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Civil Engineering Materials

by Peter A. Claisse

Civil Engineering Materials explains why construction materials behave the way they do. It covers the construction materials content for undergraduate courses in civil engineering and related subjects and serves as a valuable reference for professionals working in the construction industry. The book concentrates on demonstrating methods to obtain, analyse and use information rather than focusing on presenting large amounts of data. Beginning with basic properties of materials, it moves on to more complex areas such as the theory of concrete

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Civil Engineering Materials

by Shan Somayaji

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

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Modern Pavement Management

by Ralph Haas,W. Ronald Hudson,John P. Zaniewski

Focusing on the process of pavement management, this text covers topics such as data acquisition and evaluation, network level priority programming and project level design. Examples of working systems are provided, as well as guidance for implementation.

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Fibrous and Composite Materials for Civil Engineering Applications

by R Fangueiro

The use of fibrous materials in civil engineering, both as structural reinforcement and in non-structural applications such as geotextiles, is an important and interesting development. Fibrous and composite materials for civil engineering applications analyses the types and properties of fibrous textile and structures and their applications in reinforcement and civil engineering. Part one introduces different types of fibrous textiles and structures. Chapters cover the properties of natural and man-made fibres and of yarns, as well as an overview of textile

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Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering

by Thanasis Triantafillou

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering provides a state-of-the-art review from leading experts on recent developments, the use of textile fiber composites in civil engineering, and a focus on both new and existing structures. Textile-based composites are new materials for civil engineers. Recent developments have demonstrated their potential in the prefabrication of concrete structures and as a tool for both strengthening and seismic retrofitting of existing concrete and masonry structures, including those of a historical value. The book reviews materials,

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High performance Construction Materials

by Caijun Shi,Y. L. Mo

This book describes a number of high-performance construction materials, including concrete, steel, fiber-reinforced cement, fiber-reinforced plastics, polymeric materials, geosynthetics, masonry materials and coatings. It discusses the scientific bases for the manufacture and use of these high-performance materials. Testing and application examples are also included, in particular the application of relatively new high-performance construction materials to design practice.Most books dealing with construction materials typically address traditional materials only rather than high-performance materials and, as a consequence, do not satisfy the

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Construction Materials

by Peter Domone,John Illston

So far in the twenty-first century, there have been many developments in our understanding of materials’ behaviour and in their technology and use. This new edition has been expanded to cover recent developments such as the use of glass as a structural material. It also now examines the contribution that material selection makes to sustainable construction practice, considering the availability of raw materials, production, recycling and reuse, which all contribute to the life cycle assessment of structures. As well as

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Sustainability of Construction Materials

by Jamal Khatib

Sustainability of Construction Materials, Second Edition, explores an increasingly important aspect of construction. In recent years, serious consideration has been given to environmental and societal issues in the manufacturing, use, disposal, and recycling of construction materials. This book provides comprehensive and detailed analysis of the sustainability issues associated with these materials, mainly in relation to the constituent materials, processing, recycling, and lifecycle environmental impacts. The contents of each chapter reflect the individual aspects of the material that affect sustainability, such

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Civil Engineer s Reference Book

by L S Blake

Civil Engineer's Reference Book, Fourth Edition provides civil engineers with reports on design and construction practices in the UK and overseas. It gives a concise presentation of theory and practice in the many branches of a civil engineer's profession and it enables them to study a subject in greater depth. The book discusses some improvements in earlier practices, for example in surveying, geotechnics, water management, project management, underwater working, and the control and use of materials. Other changes covered are

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Eco efficient Pavement Construction Materials

by Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Serji Amirkhanian,Hao Wang,Erik Schlangen

Eco-efficient Pavement Construction Materials acquaints engineers with research findings on new eco-efficient pavement materials and how they can be incorporated into future pavements. Divided into three distinctive parts, the book emphasizes current research topics such as pavements with recycled waste, pavements for climate change mitigation, self-healing pavements, and pavements with energy harvesting potential. Part One considers techniques for recycling, Part Two reviews the contribution of pavements for climate change mitigation, including cool pavements, the development of new coatings for high

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Green Building  Materials and Civil Engineering

by Jimmy C.M. Kao,Wen-Pei Sung,Ran Chen

This book contains select green building, materials, and civil engineering papers from the 4th International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE), which was held in Hong Kong, August 21-22, 2014. This volume of proceedings aims to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics, and industry professionals f

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