Skip to content

Alkali-Aggregate Reaction and Structural Damage to Concrete: by Geoffrey E. Blight,Mark G Alexander

By Geoffrey E. Blight,Mark G Alexander

Since AAR was once first pointed out in 1940, it's been a subject matter ruled by way of reports of the mineralogy of AAR-susceptible aggregates, the chemistry of the AAR and similar reactions and laboratory checks used to diagnose AAR and are expecting strength destiny swelling. Civil and structural engineers have stumbled on the literature bewildering and hard to use to their quick standards of assessing the current and destiny results of AAR at the energy, protection and serviceability of undeniable and bolstered concrete constructions.
The booklet discusses tools that may be used for laboratory harmful and in situ non-destructive checking out to evaluate the results of AAR, and in-service measurements and load-testing to evaluate the current and destiny protection of strengthened concrete buildings. equipment of fix and rehabilitation and their long term luck are mentioned, as are equipment of halting or slowing the development of AAR. even as, the basics of AAR are defined in phrases intelligible to the civil and structural engineer who's basically educated in structural mechanics and layout, but additionally must have a uncomplicated knowing of the AAR technique and its results on concrete.

Show description

Read or Download Alkali-Aggregate Reaction and Structural Damage to Concrete: Engineering Assessment, Repair and Management PDF

Best inorganic chemistry books

Material Designs and New Physical Properties in MX- and MMX-Chain Compounds

This is often the 1st publication to comprehensively deal with the new advancements in either the experimental and theoretical facets of quasi-one-dimensional halogen-bridged mono- (MX) and binuclear steel (MMX) chain complexes of Pt, Pd and Ni. those complexes have one-dimensional digital constructions, which reason some of the actual houses in addition to digital buildings.

The Vitreous State: Thermodynamics, Structure, Rheology, and Crystallization

This publication summarizes the experimental facts and smooth classical and theoretical methods in knowing the vitreous nation, from structural difficulties, over equilibrium and non-equilibrium thermodynamics, to statistical physics. Glasses, and particularly silicate glasses, are just the simplest identified representatives of this actual actual kingdom of subject.

Molten Salts Handbook

Molten Salts guide specializes in the good points, houses, and constitution of molten salts. This e-book provides numerous themes in annotated bibliographic desk shape, together with section equilibria, chemical syntheses, and molten salt electrolytes. geared up into six chapters, this e-book starts off with a tabular presentation of knowledge of the actual homes, thermodynamic houses, electrochemical homes, useful positive factors, in addition to spectroscopy and constitution of molten salts.

Isotope Effects In Chemistry and Biology

The sphere of isotope results has multiplied exponentially within the final decade, and researchers are discovering isotopes more and more beneficial of their reports. Bringing literature at the topic brand new, Isotope results in Chemistry and Biology covers present rules, tools, and a extensive diversity of functions of isotope results within the actual, organic, and environmental sciences.

Additional resources for Alkali-Aggregate Reaction and Structural Damage to Concrete: Engineering Assessment, Repair and Management

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.67 of 5 – based on 23 votes