Advanced Concrete Technology

Advanced Concrete Technology

Author(s): Zongjin Li

Published Online: 3 FEB 2011 03:43PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470437438

Online ISBN: 9780470950067

DOI: 10.1002/9780470950067

About this Book

Over the past two decades concrete has enjoyed a renewed level of research and testing, resulting in the development of many new types of concrete. Through the use of various additives, production techniques and chemical processes, there is now a great degree of control over the properties of specific concretes for a wide range of applications. New theories, models and testing techniques have also been developed to push the envelope of concrete as a building material. There is no current textbook which brings all of these advancements together in a single volume. This book aims to bridge the gap between the traditional concrete technologies and the emerging state-of-the-art technologies which are gaining wider use.

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