This updated, definitive reference book on concrete technology covers the fundamentals and detailed information on freshly mixed and hardened concrete. The properties of concrete as needed in concrete construction are presented, including strength and durability. All concrete ingredients are reviewed for their optimal use in designing and proportioning concrete mixtures. Applicable standards from the American Society for Testing and Materials, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and American Concrete Institute are referred to extensively. Individual chapters address: (1) fundamentals of concrete; (2) Portland, blended and other hydraulic cements; (3) fly ash, slag, silica fume and natural pozzolans; (4) mixing water; (5) aggregates for concrete; (6) admixtures for concrete; (7) fibers; (8) air-entrained concrete; (9) designing and proportioning normal concrete mixtures; (10) batching, mixing, transporting and handling concrete; (11) placing and finishing concrete; (12) curing concrete; (13) hot weather concreting; (14) cold-weather concreting; (15) volume changes of concrete; (16) control tests for concrete; (17) high-performance concrete; and (18) special types of concrete.


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 358 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00964683
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 2001007603
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SN2561,, 14th edition
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 8 2003 12:00AM