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Publication Date: 2005
Mehta, P. Kumar, Monteiro, Paulo J. M.
CD-ROM with 1000+ PowerPoint slides, videos bonus material, and moreThe Definitive Text on Concrete - Fully revised and updatedThis comprehensive resource presents the properties, behavior, and technology of concrete in a straightforward and hands-on manner. The Third Edition ofConcrete: Microstructure, Properties, and Materialsoffers a three-part approach, beginning with a section on the microstructure and properties of hardened concrete, followed by a several chapters on concrete-making materials and concrete processing, and concluding with the latest advances in concrete technology, mechanics, and nondestructive testing methods. Each chapter opens with a preview of the material to be covered and closes with a self-test to reinforce the topics learned in the chapter. The book is filled with hundreds of diagrams, photographs, and tables.New Coverage of: Nondestructive testing methods for concrete New developments in concrete durability High-performance concrete, self-consolidating concrete, high-volume fly-ash concrete Future challengesThe CD-ROM contains: Line drawings used in the book 1000+ PowerPoint slides 47 short videos illustrating many topics presented in the book Bonus materials not found in the bookEverything You Need to Know About Concrete, Including: Introduction to Concrete * Microstructure of Concrete * Strength * Dimensional Stability * Durability * Hydraulic Cements * Aggregates * Admixtures * Proportioning Concrete Mixtures * Concrete Processing and Properties at Early Ages * Nondestructive Test Methods * Recent Advances In Concrete Technology * Special Types of Concrete * Advances in Concrete Mechanics * The Future Challenges in Concrete TechnologyMehta, P. Kumar is the author of 'Concrete Microstructure, Properties, and Materials', published 2005 under ISBN 9780071462891 and ISBN 0071462899.