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Recent Advances in Concrete Technology
by:Amde M. Amde
An OWICS-Based Proceedings Book from the First International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology, September 19-21, 2007, Washington, DC Edited by: Amde Amde, Gajanan Sabnis, John S.Y. Tan Contains 75 original and never published scientific papers on all phases of concrete and cementitious materials New information on systems,...
An OWICS-Based Proceedings Book from the First International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology, September 19-21, 2007, Washington, DC Edited by: Amde Amde, Gajanan Sabnis, John S.Y. Tan Contains 75 original and never published scientific papers on all phases of concrete and cementitious materials New information on systems, bridges, composites, nanomaterials and more Strategies for sustainable applications Many novel concrete construction approaches from Asia This new book comprises 75 original investigations on the design, applications and testing of concrete in many civil engineering and construction areas. The book features important information on materials science approaches to concrete, as well as new data on concrete testing, fiber reinforcements, and characterization. Table of Contents Developments in Concrete Systems 1. Recent development of hybrid technology in the construction of prestressed concrete bridges [OWICS Lecture] 2. Application of performance based concrete in the United States 3. Concrete - The sustainable infrastructure material for the 21st Century 4. Innovative Application Of Concrete Deck Posttensioning 5. Cast-in-Place segmental bridges for transportation projects Material Science of Concrete-Various papers Characterization of Cementitious Materials 13. Measurement of chemical and autogenous shrinkage of cement paste 14. Detection of microcracks in concrete cured at elevated temperature 15. New approach measuring the sulfate resistance of cements 16. Evaluation of cement based mortars using sands with finer gradations 17. Setting time for various grades of self compacting concrete An experimental study 18. Modified mercury porosimetry for the measurement of the pore size distribution in cement-based materials 19. Application of laser shearography for detecting microcracks in concrete 20. Improved impact-echo method for quantification of distributed damage in concrete High and Ultra High Performance Concrete 21. Strength characteristics of high strength concrete using silica fume system 22. High performance concrete for pavements 23. Influence of span to depth ratio (L/D) on strength, deformation and ductility behavior of high strength concrete beams 24. Implementation of high performance concrete with optimized aggregate gradation and flyash in bridge decks 25. Combined freeze -thaw and deicing salt tests for high-performance concrete 26. Fabrication and experiment of ultra high performance concrete highway bridge girders 27. Preparation and fundamental of mechanical properties of super high strength concrete Durability of Concrete 28. Durable concrete design for the second avenue subway project 29. Effect of pozzolanic materials on the durability of blended cements 30. Creep and drying shrinkage of recycled aggregate concrete 31. Investigation of modifications to the duggan test for delayed ettringite formation Innovative Use of Concrete 32. Innovative use of concrete in Virginia 33. Innovative concrete concepts for design and construction of buildings 34. Introduction of partially encased short composite columns for the American standards 35. Pervious concrete for sustainable development 36. Precast polymer concrete building panels: Case studies with longevity experie
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