Concrete Technology 2nd Edition by A M NEVILLE and J J BROOKS

Concrete Technology 2nd Edition by Neville and Brooks

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Contents of Concrete Technology eBook

  • Concrete as a structural material
  • What is concrete?
  • Good concrete Composite materials Role of interfaces Approach to study of concrete
  • Cement
  • Manufacture of Portland cement
  • Basic chemistry of cement
  • Hydration of cement
  • Heat of hydration and strength
  • Tests on cement
  • Fineness of cement
  • Consistence of standard paste
  • Setting time
  • Soundness
  • Strength
  • Types of Portland cement
  • Ordinary Portland (Type I) cement
  • Rapid-hardening Portland (Type III) cement
  • Special rapid-hardening Portland cements
  • Low-heat Portland (Type IV) cement
  • Modified (Type II) cement
  • Sulfate-resisting (Type V) cement
  • Portland blast-furnace (Type IS) cement
  • Supersulfated (slag) cement
  • White and coloured Portland cements
  • Portland-pozzolan (Types IP, P and I(PM)) cements
  • Other Portland cements
  • Expansive (or expanding) cements
  • Pozzolans
  • High-alumina cement (HAC)
  • Other Pozzolans Cementitious materials Bibliography Problems
  • Normal aggregate
  • Size classification
  • Petrographic classification
  • Shape and texture classification
  • Mechanical properties
  • Bond
  • Strength
  • Toughness
  • Hardness
  • Physical properties Specific gravity Bulk density Porosity and absorption Moisture content Bulking of sand
  • Unsoundness due to volume changes
  • Thermal properties
  • Deleterious substances
  • Organic impurities
  • Clay and other fine material
  • Salt contamination
  • Unsoundness due to impurities
  • Sieve analysis
  • Grading curves
  • Fineness modulus
  • Grading requirements
  • Maximum aggregate size
  • Practical gradings
  • Gap-graded aggregate
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • Quality of water
  • Mixing water Curing water Tests on water Bibliography Problems
  • Fresh concrete
  • Workability
  • Factors affecting workability Cohesion and segregation Bleeding
  • Workability tests Slump test
  • Compacting factor and compactability tests Vebe test Flow table test
  • Ball penetration test Comparison of tests
  • Density (unit mass or unit weight in air) of fresh concrete
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • Strength of concrete
  • Fracture mechanics approach
  • Tensile strength considerations
  • Behaviour under compressive stress
  • Practical criteria of strength
  • Porosity
  • Gel/space ratio
  • Total voids in concrete
  • Pore size distribution
  • Microcracking and stress-strain relation
  • Factors in strength of concrete
  • Water/cement ratio, degree of compaction, and age
  • Aggregate/cement ratio
  • Aggregate properties
  • Transition zone
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • Mixing, handling, placing, and compacting concrete
  • Mixers
  • Charging the mixer Uniformity of mixing Mixing time Prolonged mixing Ready-mixed concrete Handling Pumped concrete Placing and compacting Vibration of concrete Internal vibrators External vibrators Vibrating tables Revibration Shotcrete
  • Preplaced aggregate concrete
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • Admixtures
  • Accelerators
  • Set-retarders
  • Water-reducers (plasticizers)
  • Superplasticizers
  • Additives and fillers Bonding admixtures
  • Waterproofing and anti-bacterial admixtures
  • Final remarks
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • Temperature problems in concreting
  • Hot-weather problems Hot-weather concreting Large concrete masses Cold-weather concreting Bibliography Problems
  • Development of strength
  • Normal curing Methods of curing Influence of temperature Maturity ‘rule’
  • Steam curing Bibliography Problems
  • Other strength properties
  • Relation between tensile and compressive strengths
  • Fatigue strength
  • Impact strength
  • Resistance to abrasion
  • Bond to reinforcement
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • Elasticity and creep
  • Elasticity
  • Factors influencing the modulus of elasticity
  • Poisson’s ratio
  • Creep
  • Factors influencing creep Magnitude of creep Prediction of creep Effects of creep Bibliography Problems
  • Deformation and cracking independent of load
  • Shrinkage and swelling Drying shrinkage Carbonation shrinkage Factors influencing shrinkage
  • Prediction of drying shrinkage and swelling
  • Thermal movement
  • Effects of restraint and cracking
  • Types of cracking
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • Permeability and durability
  • Permeability Sulfate attack Attack by sea water Acid attack
  • Alkali-aggregate reaction Corrosion of reinforcement Bibliography Problems
  • Resistance to freezing and thawing
  • Action of frost
  • Frost-resistant concrete
  • Air-entraining agents
  • Factors influencing air entrainment
  • Measurement of air content
  • Other effects of air entrainment
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • Testing
  • Precision of testing Analysis of fresh concrete Strength tests Compressive strength Tensile strength Test cores Accelerated curing Schmidt hammer Penetration resistance Pull-out test
  • Ultrasonic pulse velocity test
  • Other tests
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • Conformity with specifications
  • Variability of strength
  • Acceptance and conformity
  • Conformity requirements for other properties
  • Quality control charts
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • Lightweight concrete
  • Classification of lightweight concretes
  • Types of lightweight aggregate
  • Properties of lightweight aggregate concrete
  • Aerated concrete
  • No-fines concrete
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • Mix design
  • Factors to be considered Water/cement ratio Type of cement Durability
  • Workability and water content Choice of aggregate Cement content Aggregate content Trial mixes
  • American method – Examples Example I Example II
  • British method – Examples Example III Example IV
  • Design of lightweight aggregate mixes Example V Example VI Bibliography Problems
  • Special concretes
  • Polymer-concrete composites Recycled concrete aggregate Fibre reinforced concrete Ferrocement
  • Roller compacted concrete
  • High performance concrete
  • Self-consolidating (self-compacting) concrete
  • Bibliography
  • Problems
  • An overview
  • Problems
  • Relevant American and British StStandar
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