Innovative Materials and Techniques in Concrete Construction: ACES Workshop by Michael N. FardisInnovative Materials and Techniques in Concrete Construction: ACES Workshop by Michael N. Fardis

Innovative Materials and Techniques in Concrete Construction: ACES Workshop

byMichael N. Fardis

Hardcover | October 5, 2011

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Recent years have seen enormous advances in the technology of concrete as a material, through which its strength, compactness and ductility can reach levels never dreamed of before. Thanks to these improved material properties, the strength and durability of concrete structures is greatly improved, their weight and dimensions reduced, the scope of concrete as a structural material is widened and - despite the higher material costs - overall economy is possible, with positive impacts on sustainability as well. Similar advances are underway in reinforcing materials, notably high strength steel and fibre-reinforced polymers, and in the way they are combined with concrete into high performance structures. Developments in materials and equipment, as well as new concepts, have lead to innovative construction techniques, reducing cost and construction time and making possible the application of concrete under extreme conditions of construction or environment. All these advances will be highlighted in the book by the top experts in the field of concrete structures, namely those currently active in the field's leading and truly international scientific and technical association: the International Federation of Structural Concrete (fib)

Audience : Practicing engineers and firms, academics, researchers and graduate students, will all find the book timely, informative and very interesting.
Title:Innovative Materials and Techniques in Concrete Construction: ACES WorkshopFormat:HardcoverDimensions:379 pagesPublished:October 5, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400719965

ISBN - 13:9789400719965

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Table of Contents


1 Non finito: Challenges in rehabilitation;U. Meier

2 New materials and construction techniques in bridge and building design;H. Correz-Peiretti et al.

3 New types of high performance concretes - Potentials for innovations in concrete construction;H.S. Müller and M. Haist

4 Integrated concept for service life design for concrete structures;H.S. Müller, M. Vogel,T. Neumann

5 Sustainability with Ultra-High Performance and Geopolymer Concrete Construction;T.S. Ng, Y.L. Voo, S.J. Foster

6 Low-carbon concrete using Ground Granulated Blast-Furnace Slag and Fly Ash;K. Sakai, T. Matsuka, Y. Suzuki

7 Recycled aggregate concrete for structural use - An overview of technologies, properties and applications;S.B. Marinkovic et al.

8 Mix Proportioning Method for Lightweight Aggregate SCC (LWASCC) based on the Optimum Packing Point Concep;M. Kaffetzakis and C. Papanicolaou

Fibres in concrete structures;G.L. Balzs

10 Sustainable roof elements: A proposal offered by cementitious composite technology;M. Di Prisco

11 Heterogeneous fiber-particle composite subjected to principal stress rotation;B. Suryanto, K.Nagai, K. Maekawa

12 Effect of steel fibers on the flexural ductility of lightly reinforced concrete beams;A.N. Dancygier and E. Berkover

13 Innovative textile-based cementitious composites for retrofitting of concrete structures;T. Triantafillou

14 Strength and deformability of concrete members wrapped with fibre reinforced polymer composites with a large rupture strain;J-G. Dai and T. Ueda

15 Innovative techniques for seismic retrofitting of RC Joints;I. Bedirhanoglu, A. Ilki, N. Kumbasar

16 External strengthening of continuous RC beams with CFRP;P. Desnerck

17 Prestressed FRP fabrics for flexural strengthening of concrete;M. Menegotto, G.Monti, M-A. Liotta

18 Assessment of the fire damage of concrete members after fire exposure;E. Annerel and L. Taerwe

19 Robustness of shrinkage-compensating repair concretes;P-V Certain

20 Design of marine concrete structures;T.O. Olsen

21 Composite bridges with corrugated steel webs to meet environmental needs by innovative bridge engineering;J. Yamazaki

22 Segmental concrete bridges with corrugated steel webs;T. Kadotani

23 Innovation in bridge design and construction: Composite box girder bridge;G. Mancini

24 Orthotropic model for the analysis of beams with corrugated steel webs;G. Bertagnoli, M.A. Biagini, G. Mancini