Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers
Author: Michael S. Mamlouk,John P. Zaniewski
Release: 2013
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 612
ISBN: 1292026057
Language: en
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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, concentrating on current practices, and extracting information that is relevant to the general education of civil and construction engineers. A large number of experiments, figures, sample problems, test methods, and homework problems gives students opportunity for practice and review.

Materials for Construction and Civil Engineering

Materials for Construction and Civil Engineering
Author: M. Clara Gonçalves,Fernanda Margarido
Release: 2015-03-03
Editor: Springer
Pages: 902
ISBN: 9783319082363
Language: en
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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 architects; civil, construction, and structural engineers, and serves as a comprehensive reference for students of these disciplines. This book also: · Provides a substantial and detailed overview of traditional materials used in structures and civil infrastructure · Discusses properties of natural and synthetic materials in construction and materials' manufacturing processes · Addresses topics important to professionals working with structural materials, such as corrosion, nanomaterials, materials life cycle, not often covered outside of journal literature · Diverse author team presents expect perspective from civil engineering, construction, and architecture · Features a detailed glossary of terms and over 400 illustrations

New Materials in Civil Engineering

New Materials in Civil Engineering
Author: Pijush Samui,Dookie Kim,Nagesh R. Iyer,Sandeep Chaudhary
Release: 2020-07-07
Editor: Butterworth-Heinemann
Pages: 1104
ISBN: 9780128190753
Language: en
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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 materials, carbon fiber and reinforced polymers. In addition, the book covers nanotechnology and biotechnology in the development of new materials. Covers a variety of materials, including fly ash, geosynthetic, fiber-reinforced concrete, smart materials, carbon fiber reinforced polymer and waste materials Provides a “one-stop resource of information for the latest materials and practical applications Includes a variety of different use case studies

Building Materials in Civil Engineering

Building Materials in Civil Engineering
Author: Haimei Zhang
Release: 2011-05-09
Editor: Elsevier
Pages: 440
ISBN: 9781845699567
Language: en
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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 basic properties of building materials, air hardening cement materials, cement, concrete, building mortar, wall and roof materials, construction steel, wood, waterproof materials, building plastics, heat-insulating materials and sound-absorbing materials and finishing materials. Each chapter includes a series of questions, allowing readers to test the knowledge they have gained. A detailed appendix gives information on the testing of building materials. With its distinguished editor and eminent editorial committee, Building materials in civil engineering is a standard introductory reference book on the complete range of building materials. It is aimed at students of civil engineering, construction engineering and allied courses including water supply and drainage engineering. It also serves as a source of essential background information for engineers and professionals in the civil engineering and construction sector. Provides an overview of the complete range of building materials available to civil engineers and all those involved in the building and construction industries Explores the basic properties of building materials featuring air hardening cement materials, wall and roof materials and sound-absorbing materials Each chapter includes a series of questions, allowing readers to test the knowledge they have gained

Civil Engineering Materials

Civil Engineering Materials
Author: Peter A. Claisse
Release: 2015-09-03
Editor: Butterworth-Heinemann
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9780128027516
Language: en
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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 durability and corrosion of steel. Discusses the broad scope of traditional, emerging, and non-structural materials Explains what material properties such as specific heat, thermal conductivity and electrical resistivity are and how they can be used to calculate the performance of construction materials. Contains numerous worked examples with detailed solutions that provide precise references to the relevant equations in the text. Includes a detailed section on how to write reports as well as a full section on how to use and interpret publications, giving students and early career professionals valuable practical guidance.

Civil Engineering Materials

Civil Engineering Materials
Author: Qiang Yuan,Zanqun Liu,Keren Zheng,Cong Ma
Release: 2021-05-13
Editor: Elsevier
Pages: 398
ISBN: 9780128230770
Language: en
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Civil Engineering Materials: From Theory to Practice presents the state-of-the-art in civil engineering materials, including the fundamental theory of materials needed for civil engineering projects and unique insights from decades of large-scale construction in China. The title includes the latest advances in new materials and techniques for civil engineering, showing the relationship between composition, structure and properties, and covering ultra-high-performance concrete and self-compacting concrete developed in China. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the most commonly used, most advanced materials for use in civil engineering. This volume consists of eight chapters covering the fundamentals of materials, inorganic cementing materials, Portland cement concrete, bricks, blocks and building mortar, metal, wood, asphalt and polymers. Describes the most commonly used civil engineering materials and updates on advanced materials Presents advanced materials and their applications in civil engineering Looks at engineering problems pragmatically from both a materials and civil engineering perspective Gives knowledge and guidance rooted in decades of experience in Chinese civil engineering projects Contextualises knowledge of civil engineering materials in infrastructure construction, including high-speed rail

Construction Materials

Construction Materials
Author: Marios Soutsos,Peter Domone
Release: 2017-10-10
Editor: CRC Press
Pages: 820
ISBN: 9781351674638
Language: en
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This established textbook provides an understanding of materials’ behaviour through knowledge of their chemical and physical structure. It covers the main classes of construction materials: metals, concrete, other ceramics (including bricks and masonry), polymers, fibre composites, bituminous materials, timber, and glass. It provides a clear and comprehensive perspective on the whole range of materials used in modern construction, to form a must-have for civil and structural engineering students, and those on courses such as architecture, surveying and construction. It begins with a Fundamentals section followed by a section on each of the major groups of materials. In this new edition: - The section on fibre composites FRP and FRC has been completely restructured and updated. - Typical questions with answers to any numerical examples are given at the end of each section, as well as an instructor’s manual with further questions and answers. - The links in all parts have also been updated and extended, including links to free reports from The Concrete Centre, as well as other online resources and material suppliers’ websites. - and now with solutions manual and resources for adopting instructors on https://www.crcpress.com/9781498741101

Civil Engineering Materials

Civil Engineering Materials
Author: M. Rashad Islam
Release: 2020-04-09
Editor: CRC Press
Pages: 478
ISBN: 9781000759242
Language: en
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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, including Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) styled questions as well those found on the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I certification exam. Features: Includes numerous worked examples to illustrate the theories presented Presents Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination sample questions in each chapter Reviews the ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I certification exam Utilizes the latest laboratory testing standards and practices Includes additional resources for instructors teaching related courses This book is intended for students in civil engineering, construction engineering, civil engineering technology, construction management engineering technology, and construction management programs.

Materials for Civil Engineering Properties and Applications in Infrastructure

Materials for Civil Engineering  Properties and Applications in Infrastructure
Author: Luke S. Lee,Hector Estrada
Release: 2020-01-31
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9781259862625
Language: en
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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: Properties and Applications in Infrastructure lays out key characteristics, manufacturing processes, and sustainability issues. Data analysis of materials is emphasized throughout, with references to ASTM standards for material testing. Coverage includes: • Selection of materials • Aggregates • Concrete • Steel • Asphalt • Timber • Masonry • FRP composites

Green Building Materials and Civil Engineering

Green Building  Materials and Civil Engineering
Author: Jimmy C.M. Kao,Wen-Pei Sung,Ran Chen
Release: 2014-10-21
Editor: CRC Press
Pages: 952
ISBN: 9781315751986
Language: en
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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

Sustainability of Construction Materials

Sustainability of Construction Materials
Author: Jamal Khatib
Release: 2009-04-29
Editor: Elsevier
Pages: 900
ISBN: 9781845695842
Language: en
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Until recently, much of the development of building materials has predominantly focused on producing cheaper, stronger and more durable construction materials. More recently attention has been given to the environmental issues in manufacturing, using, disposing and recycling of construction materials. Sustainability of construction materials brings together a wealth of recent research on the subject. The first part of the book gives a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the sustainability of the following building materials: aggregates; timber, wood and bamboo; vegetable fibres; masonry; cement, concrete and cement replacement materials; metals and alloys; glass; and engineered wood products. A final group of chapters cover the use of waste tyre rubber in civil engineering works, the durability of sustainable construction materials and nanotechnologies for sustainable construction. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Sustainability of construction materials is a standard reference for anyone involved in the construction and civil engineering industries with an interest in the highly important topic of sustainability. Provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the sustainability of a variety of construction materials ranging from wood and bamboo to cement and concrete Assesses the durability of sustainable construction materials including the utilisation of waste tyre rubber and vegetable fibres Collates a wealth of recent research including relevant case studies as well as an investigation into future trends

Civil Engineer s Reference Book

Civil Engineer s Reference Book
Author: L S Blake
Release: 2013-10-22
Editor: Elsevier
Pages: 752
ISBN: 9781483102337
Language: en
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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 from the evolving needs of clients for almost all forms of construction, maintenance and repair. Another major change is the introduction of new national and Euro-codes based on limit state design, covering most aspects of structural engineering. The fourth edition incorporates these advances and, at the same time, gives greater prominence to the special problems relating to work overseas, with differing client requirements and climatic conditions. Chapters 1 to 10 provide engineers, at all levels of development, with 'lecture notes' on the basic theories of civil engineering. Chapters 11 to 44 cover the practice of design and construction in many of the fields of civil engineering. Civil engineers, architects, lawyers, mechanical engineers, insurers, clients, and students of civil engineering will find benefit in the use of this text.

Advances in Civil Engineering Materials

Advances in Civil Engineering Materials
Author: Ar Meor Mohammad Fared Bin Meor Razali,Mokhtar Awang,Seyed Sattar Emamian
Release: 2021-04-29
Editor: Springer Nature
Pages: 366
ISBN: 9789813365605
Language: en
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This book presents selected articles from the 4th International Conference on Architecture and Civil Engineering 2020, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Written by leading researchers and industry professionals, the papers highlight recent advances and address the current issues in the fields of civil engineering and architecture.

Construction Materials for Civil Engineering

Construction Materials for Civil Engineering
Author: Errol Van Amsterdam
Release: 2002-07-11
Editor: Juta and Company Ltd
Pages: 258
ISBN: 0702152137
Language: en
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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.

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering
Author: Thanasis Triantafillou
Release: 2016-02-08
Editor: Woodhead Publishing
Pages: 470
ISBN: 9781782424697
Language: en
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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, production technologies, fundamental properties, testing, design aspects, applications, and directions for future research and developments. Following the opening introductory chapter, Part One covers materials, production technologies, and the manufacturing of textile fiber composites for structural and civil engineering. Part Two moves on to review testing, mechanical behavior, and durability aspects of textile fiber composites used in structural and civil engineering. Chapters here cover topics such as the durability of structural elements and bond aspects in textile fiber composites. Part Three analyzes the structural behavior and design of textile reinforced concrete. This section includes a number of case studies providing thorough coverage of the topic. The final section of the volume details the strengthening and seismic retrofitting of existing structures. Chapters investigate concrete and masonry structures, in addition to providing information and insights on future directions in the field. The book is a key volume for researchers, academics, practitioners, and students working in civil and structural engineering and those working with advanced construction materials. Details the range of materials and production technologies used in textile fiber composites Analyzes the durability of textile fiber composites, including case studies into the structural behavior of textile reinforced concrete Reviews the processes involved in strengthening existing concrete structures

Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials

Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials
Author: Kent A. Harries,Bhavna Sharma
Release: 2019-11-18
Editor: Woodhead Publishing
Pages: 716
ISBN: 9780081027059
Language: en
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Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications, Second Edition covers the topic by taking into account sustainability, the conservation movement, and current interests in cultural identity and its preservation. This updated edition presents case studies, information on relevant codes and regulations, and how they apply (or do not apply) to nocmats. Leading international experts contribute chapters on current applications and the engineering of these construction materials. Sections review vernacular construction, provide future directions for nonconventional and vernacular materials research, focus on natural fibers, and cover the use of industrial byproducts and natural ashes in cement mortar and concrete. Takes a scientifically rigorous approach to vernacular and non-conventional building materials and their applications Includes a series of case studies and new material on codes and regulations, thus providing an invaluable compendium of practical knowhow Presents the wider context of materials science and its applications in the sustainability agenda

Basic Civil Engineering

Basic Civil Engineering
Author: Satheesh Gopi,Gopi
Release: 2009-09
Editor: Pearson Education India
Pages: 348
ISBN: 8131729885
Language: en
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Basic Civil Engineering is designed to enrich the preliminary conceptual knowledge about civil engineering to the students of non-civil branches of engineering. The coverage includes materials for construction, building construction, basic surveying and other major topics like environmental engineering, geo-technical engineering, transport traffic and urban engineering, irrigation & water supply engineering and CAD.

Emerging Materials for Civil Infrastructure

Emerging Materials for Civil Infrastructure
Author: Roberto A. Lopez-Anido,Tarun R. Naik
Release: 2000-01-01
Editor: ASCE Publications
Pages: 232
ISBN: 0784474931
Language: en
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Prepared by the Emerging Materials Committee of the Materials Division of ASCE. This report presents a review of the state of the art on emerging materials for use in civil engineering infrastructure. Emerging materials include novel and new materials, as well as traditional materials with profound potential in new applications. A material or class of materials is considered "emerging" if its use has not yet progressed to a stage wherein well-established guidelines, codes, and specifications exist for its use. This report is conveniently divided into chapters that address specific classes of materials andØhighlight the most recent developments in materials technologies relevant to civil infrastructure.Ø Topics include: smart materials for civil engineering applications; fiber reinforced composites in civil infrastructure; emerging geomaterials for ground improvement; aluminum materials and the infrastructure; polymer concrete made with recycled plastics; state of the practice in asphalt technology; emerging uses for masonry materials; and emerging uses for window glass. The practicing engineer, student, or general reader will find this to be an easy-to-use reference for construction material systems that are being developed for use in civil engineering.

Design for Electrical and Computer Engineers

Design for Electrical and Computer Engineers
Author: Ralph Ford,Chris Coulston
Release: 2008
Editor: McGraw-Hill Science, Engineering & Mathematics
Pages: 320
ISBN: STANFORD:36105124020707
Language: en
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This book is written for students and teachers engaged in electrical and computer engineering (ECE) design projects, primarily in the senior year. It guides students and faculty through the steps necessary for the successful execution of design projects. The objective of the text is to provide a treatment of the design process in ECE with a sound academic basis that is integrated with practical application. It has a strong guiding vision -- that a solid understanding of the Design Process, Design Tools, and the right mix of Professional Skills are critical for project and career success. This text is unique in providing a comprehensive design treatment for ECE.

Practical Civil Engineering

Practical Civil Engineering
Author: P.K. Jayasree,K Balan,V Rani
Release: 2021-04-05
Editor: CRC Press
Pages: 592
ISBN: 9780429524387
Language: en
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The book provides primary information about civil engineering to both a civil and non-civil engineering audience in areas such as construction management, estate management, and building. Basic civil engineering topics like surveying, building materials, construction technology and management, concrete technology, steel structures, soil mechanics and foundations, water resources, transportation and environment engineering are explained in detail. Codal provisions of US, UK and India are included to cater to a global audience. Insights into techniques like modern surveying equipment and technologies, sustainable construction materials, and modern construction materials are also included. Key features: • Provides a concise presentation of theory and practice for all technical in civil engineering. • Contains detailed theory with lucid illustrations. • Focuses on the management aspects of a civil engineer's job. • Addresses contemporary issues such as permitting, globalization, sustainability, and emerging technologies. • Includes codal provisions of US, UK and India. The book is aimed at professionals and senior undergraduate students in civil engineering, non-specialist civil engineering audience