Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers
Author: Michael S. Mamlouk,John P. Zaniewski
Publsiher: Prentice Hall
Total Pages: 388
Release: 1999
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015042758519
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers Book Review:

Written to cover a two-course sequence on the design of reinforced concrete structures, this book should also serve as a valuable reference for the practicing engineer and those interested in concrete materials and design.

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers Pearson New International Edition

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers  Pearson New International Edition
Author: Michael S. Mamlouk,John P. Zaniewski
Publsiher: Pearson Higher Ed
Total Pages: 624
Release: 2013-08-27
ISBN 10: 1292038462
ISBN 13: 9781292038469
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers Pearson New International Edition Book Review:

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 Civil and Construction Engineers

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers
Author: Michael S. Mamlouk,John P. Zaniewski
Publsiher: Prentice Hall
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2006
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015062566693
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Revision of the best selling civil engineering materials book on the market right now. Appropriate for civil engineering students at the junior or senior level. In the second edition, new sample problems have been added throughout the text. Many numerical problems have been added at the end of each chapter. The authors added many figures and pictures throughout the MS, especially in the appendix. The sections on Heat Treatment of Steel, Properties of Blended Aggregates, Admixtures for Concrete, Superpave Mix Design have been changed or updated. New sections on Bulk Unit Weight and Voids in Aggregate, Selef Consolidating Concrete and Flowable Fill, High-Performance Concrete have been added.

Materials for Construction and Civil Engineering

Materials for Construction and Civil Engineering
Author: M. Clara Gonçalves,Fernanda Margarido
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 902
Release: 2015-03-03
ISBN 10: 3319082361
ISBN 13: 9783319082363
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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

Building Materials in Civil Engineering

Building Materials in Civil Engineering
Author: Haimei Zhang
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2011-05-09
ISBN 10: 1845699564
ISBN 13: 9781845699567
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Building Materials in Civil Engineering Book Review:

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
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2015-09-03
ISBN 10: 0128027517
ISBN 13: 9780128027516
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Civil Engineering Materials Book Review:

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.

New Materials in Civil Engineering

New Materials in Civil Engineering
Author: Pijush Samui,Dookie Kim,Nagesh R. Iyer,Sandeep Chaudhary
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 1104
Release: 2020-07-07
ISBN 10: 0128190752
ISBN 13: 9780128190753
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Materials in Civil Engineering Book Review:

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

Construction Materials for Civil Engineering

Construction Materials for Civil Engineering
Author: Errol Van Amsterdam
Publsiher: Juta and Company Ltd
Total Pages: 258
Release: 2000
ISBN 10: 9780702152139
ISBN 13: 0702152137
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Construction Materials for Civil Engineering Book Review:

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.

Fibrous and Composite Materials for Civil Engineering Applications

Fibrous and Composite Materials for Civil Engineering Applications
Author: R Fangueiro
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2011-04-19
ISBN 10: 0857092529
ISBN 13: 9780857092526
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fibrous and Composite Materials for Civil Engineering Applications Book Review:

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 structures. Part two focuses on fibrous material use in concrete reinforcement, with chapters on the properties and applications of steel fibre reinforced concrete, natural fibre reinforced concrete and the role of fibre reinforcement in mitigating shrinkage cracks. In part three, the applications of fibrous material-based composites in civil engineering are covered. Chapters concentrate on production techniques and applications such as reinforcement of internal structures, structural health monitoring and textile materials in architectural membranes. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Fibrous and composite materials for civil engineering applications is a standard reference for fabric and composite manufacturers, civil engineers and professionals, as well as academics with a research interest in this field. Explores the development of fibrous materials in civil engineering, both as structural reinforcement and in non-structural applications such as geotextiles Key topics include short fibre reinforced concrete, natural fibre reinforced concrete and high performance fibre reinforced cementitious composites A standard reference for fabric and composite manufacturers, civil engineers and professionals, as well as academics with a research interest in this field

Construction Materials

Construction Materials
Author: Marios Soutsos,Peter Domone
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 820
Release: 2017-10-10
ISBN 10: 1351674633
ISBN 13: 9781351674638
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Construction Materials Book Review:

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

Understanding Construction Drawings for Housing and Small Buildings

Understanding Construction Drawings for Housing and Small Buildings
Author: Tom Stephenson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2018-10-05
ISBN 10: 9780176796167
ISBN 13: 0176796169
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Materials for Civil Engineering Properties and Applications in Infrastructure

Materials for Civil Engineering  Properties and Applications in Infrastructure
Author: Luke S. Lee,Hector Estrada
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Education
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2020-01-31
ISBN 10: 9781259862618
ISBN 13: 1259862615
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Materials for Civil Engineering Properties and Applications in Infrastructure Book Review:

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
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 952
Release: 2014-10-21
ISBN 10: 1315751984
ISBN 13: 9781315751986
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Building Materials and Civil Engineering Book Review:

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

Civil Engineering Materials

Civil Engineering Materials
Author: M. Rashad Islam
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 478
Release: 2020-04-09
ISBN 10: 1000759245
ISBN 13: 9781000759242
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Civil Engineering Materials Book Review:

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 and Construction Engineers

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers
Author: Jason Weiss
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2015-01-09
ISBN 10: 9781626710320
ISBN 13: 1626710325
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sustainability of Construction Materials

Sustainability of Construction Materials
Author: Jamal Khatib
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 900
Release: 2009-04-29
ISBN 10: 1845695844
ISBN 13: 9781845695842
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainability of Construction Materials Book Review:

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 Engineering Materials

Civil Engineering Materials
Author: Shan Somayaji
Publsiher: Pearson College Division
Total Pages: 477
Release: 2001
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015049991618
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Civil Engineering Materials Book Review:

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 each in depth: e.g., physical properties, mechanical properties, code provisions, methods of testing, quality control, construction procedures, and material selection. Discusses laboratory testing procedures for selected tests--provides step-by-step descriptions of laboratory test procedures to determine properties of materials. All test procedures are based on relevant ASTM specification. MARKET: For Civil Engineers, Construction Engineers, Architects, and Agricultural Engineers.

Practical Civil Engineering

Practical Civil Engineering
Author: P.K. Jayasree,K Balan,V Rani
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2021-04-05
ISBN 10: 0429524382
ISBN 13: 9780429524387
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Civil Engineering Book Review:

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

Construction Materials for Civil Structural Engineering

Construction Materials for Civil   Structural Engineering
Author: Houman John Parsaie
Publsiher: iUniverse
Total Pages: 161
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 0595204252
ISBN 13: 9780595204250
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Construction Materials for Civil Structural Engineering Book Review:

In our fast paced era, it is essential to have reference materials that are relevant, current and userfriendly for any design professional. This book represents indeed the above referenced items. It is userfriendly, since the chapters are being layed out in way that make it easy to follow the materials.

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering
Author: Thanasis Triantafillou
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 470
Release: 2016-02-08
ISBN 10: 1782424695
ISBN 13: 9781782424697
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering Book Review:

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