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Civil Engineering Materials

£59.99

CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS

PAPERBACK by Jackson, Neil; Dhir, Ravindra K., OBE

£59.99

ISBN
9780333636831
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
 
 
EDITION
5TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
FOR DELIVERY
New product available - 9781137002679
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
534 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
10 MAR 1997

DESCRIPTION

This text will appeal to undergraduate students of civil engineering, construction technology, architecture and related disciplines. Throughout the book the underlying theme is an emphasis on the factors affecting engineering decisions in order to promote an awareness of material behaviour in both design and construction.

CONTENTS

Preface.- Acknowledgements.- European Standards List of Contributors.- Introduction.- PART 1: METALS; V.John.- Introduction Structure of Metals Deformation of Metals Strengthening.- Mechanisms Behaviour in Service Metallic Materials in Construction.- PART 2: TIMBER; J.G.L.Munday.- Introduction Structure of Wood Production of Solid Timber Sections.- Durability of Timber Properties and Uses of Solid Timber.- Processed Timber Products.- PART 3: CONCRETE; R.K.Dhir & N.Jackson.- Constituent Materials Properties of Fresh Concrete Properties of Hardened Concrete.- Concrete Durability Assessment of In-situ.- Concrete Quality.- Concrete Mix Design and Quality Control.- PART 4: BITUMINOUS MATERIALS; J.M.Edwards.- Introduction Bituminous Binders Properties of Bitumen-aggregate.- Mixes Design of Bitumen-aggregate Mixes.- PART 5: SOILS; D.G.McKinlay.- Introduction Formation, Exploration and Sampling of Soils Bulk.- Properties Coarser and Finer-grained Soils.- Soil Classification.- Water in Soils.- Compressibility of Soil Shear.- Strength of Soil.- Soil Stabilisation by Compaction Engineering Applications.- PART 6: POLYMERS; C.Hall.- Introduction.- Materials Science of Polymers.- Polymer Technology.- Properties of Polymer Materials.- Polymers in Civil Engineering.- PART 7: BRICKS AND BLOCKS; R.K.Dhir, C.Hall & N.Jackson.- Introduction.- Clay Brick Calcium Silicate Brick Concrete Block Brickwork and Blockwork.- Index.