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Self Compacting Concrete Materials Properties and Applications

Self Compacting Concrete  Materials  Properties and Applications Book
Author : Rafat Siddique
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2019-11-19
ISBN : 012817370X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Self-Compacting Concrete: Materials, Properties and Applications presents the latest research on various aspects of self-compacting concrete, including test methods, rheology, strength and durability properties, SCC properties at elevated temperature, SC manufacturing with the use of SCMs, recycled aggregates and industrial by-products. Written by an international group of contributors who are closely associated with the development of self-compacting concrete, the book explores the main differences between SCC and normal concrete in terms of raw materials, fresh properties and hardened properties. Other topics discussed include the structure and practical applications of fiber reinforced SCC. Researchers and experienced engineers will find this reference to be a systematic source to SCC with its accounting of the latest breakthroughs in the field and discussions of SCC constructability, structural integrity, improved flows into complex forms, and superior strength and durability. Offers a systematic and comprehensive source of information on the latest developments in SCC technology Includes mix design procedures, tests standards, rheology, strength and durability properties Explores the properties and practical applications of SCC

Waste and Byproducts in Cement Based Materials

Waste and Byproducts in Cement Based Materials Book
Author : Jorge de Brito,Carlos Thomas,Cesar Medina,Francisco Agrela
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2021-06-03
ISBN : 0128208953
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Waste and By-Products in Cement-Based Materials: Innovative Sustainable Materials for a Circular Economy covers various recycled materials, by-products and wastes that are suitable for the manufacture of materials within the spectrum of so-called cement-based materials (CBM). Sections cover wastes for replacement of aggregates in CBM, focus on the application of wastes for the replacement of clinker and mineral additions in the manufacture of binders, discuss the optimization process surrounding the manufacture of recycled concrete and mortars, multi-recycling, advanced radiological studies, optimization of self-compacting concrete, rheology properties, corrosion prevention, and more. Final sections includes a review of real-scale applications that have been made in recent years of cement-based materials in roads, railway superstructures, buildings and civil works, among others, as well as a proposal of new regulations to promote the use of waste in the manufacture of CBM. Favors the institution of the circular economy in the construction industry by eliminating the barriers that currently prevent industrial waste from being valorized by its inclusion in CBM design Features an in-depth exploration of the strengths and weaknesses of new raw materials and their application to CBMs Features real-scale applications that have been made in recent years of cement-based materials in roads, railway superstructures, buildings and civil works, among others Presents current, state-of-the-art, and future-prospects for the use of industrial waste in CBMs

Recurrent Neural Networks

Recurrent Neural Networks Book
Author : Amit Kumar Tyagi,Ajith Abraham
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2022-08-08
ISBN : 1000626172
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The text discusses recurrent neural networks for prediction and offers new insights into the learning algorithms, architectures, and stability of recurrent neural networks. It discusses important topics including recurrent and folding networks, long short-term memory (LSTM) networks, gated recurrent unit neural networks, language modeling, neural network model, activation function, feed-forward network, learning algorithm, neural turning machines, and approximation ability. The text discusses diverse applications in areas including air pollutant modeling and prediction, attractor discovery and chaos, ECG signal processing, and speech processing. Case studies are interspersed throughout the book for better understanding. FEATURES Covers computational analysis and understanding of natural languages Discusses applications of recurrent neural network in e-Healthcare Provides case studies in every chapter with respect to real-world scenarios Examines open issues with natural language, health care, multimedia (Audio/Video), transportation, stock market, and logistics The text is primarily written for undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and industry professionals in the fields of electrical, electronics and communication, and computer engineering/information technology.

Concrete Solutions 2011

Concrete Solutions 2011 Book
Author : Michael Grantham,Viktor Mechtcherine,Ulrich Schneck
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2011-09-08
ISBN : 0203134680
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Concrete Solutions series of International Conferences on Concrete Repair began in 2003, with a conference held in St. Malo, France in association with INSA Rennes, followed by the second conference in 2006 ( with INSA again, at St. Malo, France), and the third conference in 2009 (in Padova and Venice, in association with the University of Pado

Waste and Supplementary Cementitious Materials in Concrete

Waste and Supplementary Cementitious Materials in Concrete Book
Author : Rafat Siddique,Paulo Cachim
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2018-06-05
ISBN : 0081021577
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Waste and Supplementary Cementitious Materials in Concrete: Characterisation, Properties and Applications provides a state-of-the-art review of the effective and efficient use of these materials in construction. Chapters focus on a specific type of material, addressing their characterization, strength, durability and structural applications. Sections include discussions of the properties of materials, including their physical, chemical and characterization, their strength and durability, modern engineering applications, case studies, the state of codes and standards of implementation, cost considerations, and the role of materials in green and sustainable construction. The book concludes with a discussion of research needs. Focuses on material properties and applications (as well as ‘sustainability’ aspects) of cementitious materials Assembles leading researchers from diverse areas of study Ideas for use as a ‘one stop’ reference for advanced postgraduate courses focusing on sustainable construction materials

Sustainable Concrete Made with Ashes and Dust from Different Sources

Sustainable Concrete Made with Ashes and Dust from Different Sources Book
Author : Rafat Siddique,Rafik Belarbi
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2021-11-17
ISBN : 0128240512
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sustainable Concrete Made with Ashes and Dust from Different Sources: Materials, Properties and Applications focuses on individual materials, addressing material characterization, their role in the strength and durability of construction materials, and structural applications. Each chapter reflects the current state-of-the-art in terms of the effective and efficient use of the material. Types of ashes covered are Coal Fly Ash, Coal Bottom Ash, Bagasse Ash, MSW Ash, Red Mud, Waste Marble Dust, Sewage Sludge Ash, and Cement Kiln Dust. This book is useful for civil engineers in the design and development of sustainable concrete by utilizing such types of ashes and researchers involved in the design and formulation of new cementitious materials. Focuses on different types of ashes derived from various sources for use in the development of sustainable concrete Discusses the economic and environmental impacts, normative restrictions, and implementation in codes and standards related to the use of these by-products/wastes in concretes Includes coverage of the impact of dust from construction and demolition wastes

Cement Based Composites

Cement Based Composites Book
Author : Pawel Sikora
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2021-02-17
ISBN : 3039436570
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This Special Issue on “Cement-Based Composites: Advancements in Development and Characterization” presents the latest research and advances in the field of cement-based composites. This Special Issue covers a variety of experimental studies related to fiber-reinforced, photocatalytic, lightweight, and sustainable cement-based composites. Moreover, simulation studies are presented in this Special Issue to provide fundamental knowledge of designing and optimizing the properties of cementitious composites. The presented publications in this Special Issue show the most recent technology in the cement-based composite field.

Advances in Cement Based Materials

Advances in Cement Based Materials Book
Author : Gideon P.A.G. Van Zijl,Billy P. Boshoff
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2009-11-02
ISBN : 0203856015
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Collection of selected papers on current advances in high performance construction materials. Contributions deal with the development, characterization, application procedures, performance and structural design of materials with key potential in civil engineering works. Materials treated are fibre reinforced concrete, high performance concrete, sel

Applications of Computational Intelligence in Concrete Technology

Applications of Computational Intelligence in Concrete Technology Book
Author : Sakshi Gupta,Parveen Sihag,Mohindra Singh Thakur,Utku Kose
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2022-06-23
ISBN : 1000600580
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Computational intelligence (CI) in concrete technology has not yet been fully explored worldwide because of some limitations in data sets. This book discusses the selection and separation of data sets, performance evaluation parameters for different types of concrete and related materials, and sensitivity analysis related to various CI techniques. Fundamental concepts and essential analysis for CI techniques such as artificial neural network, fuzzy system, support vector machine, and how they work together for resolving real-life problems, are explained. Features: It is the first book on this fast-growing research field. It discusses the use of various computation intelligence techniques in concrete technology applications. It explains the effectiveness of the methods used and the wide range of available techniques. It integrates a wide range of disciplines from civil engineering, construction technology, and concrete technology to computation intelligence, soft computing, data science, computer science, and so on. It brings together the experiences of contributors from around the world who are doing research in this field and explores the different aspects of their research. The technical content included is beneficial for researchers as well as practicing engineers in the concrete and construction industry.

Supplementary Cementing Materials

Supplementary Cementing Materials Book
Author : Rafat Siddique,Mohammad Iqbal Khan
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-03-28
ISBN : 3642178669
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book is an attempt to consolidate the published research related to the use of Supplementary Cementing Materials in cement and concrete. It comprises of five chapters. Each chapter is devoted to a particular supplementing cementing material. It is based on the literature/research findings published in journals/conference proceeding, etc. Topics covered in the book are; coal fly ash, silica fume (SF), granulated blast furnace slag (GGBS), metakaolin (MK), and rice husk ash (RHA). Each chapter contains introduction, properties of the waste material/by-product, its potential usage, and its effect on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete and other cement based materials.

Significance of Tests and Properties of Concrete and Concrete making Materials

Significance of Tests and Properties of Concrete and Concrete making Materials Book
Author : Joseph F. Lamond,J. H. Pielert
Publisher : ASTM International
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0803133677
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Significance of Tests and Properties of Concrete and Concrete making Materials book written by Joseph F. Lamond,J. H. Pielert, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Innovations and Developments in Concrete Materials and Construction

Innovations and Developments in Concrete Materials and Construction Book
Author : Ravindra K. Dhir,P. C. Hewlett,Laszlo J. Csetenyi
Publisher : Thomas Telford
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9780727731791
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

There is no substitute for concrete that can be used on the same engineering scale. Its sustainability, exploitation and further development are necessary for a healthy economy and environment worldwide. Concrete must keep evolving to satisfy the increasing demands of all its users.

Nanotechnology Applications for Improvements in Energy Efficiency and Environmental Management

Nanotechnology Applications for Improvements in Energy Efficiency and Environmental Management Book
Author : Shah, M. A.
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2014-07-31
ISBN : 1466663057
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

As nanoscale research continues to advance, scientists and engineers are developing new applications for many different disciplines, including environmental remediation and energy optimization. Nanotechnology Applications for Improvements in Energy Efficiency and Environmental Management combines up-to-date research findings and relevant theoretical frameworks on the subject of micro-scale technologies being used to promote environmental sustainability. Highlighting the impacts this technology has on energy production and remediation, this book is an all-inclusive reference source for professionals and researchers interested in understanding the multi-disciplinary applications of nanotechnology and nanoscience.

Mechanical Properties of Self Compacting Concrete

Mechanical Properties of Self Compacting Concrete Book
Author : Kamal H. Khayat,Geert De Schutter
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2014-02-05
ISBN : 3319032453
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The State-of-the-Art Report of RILEM Technical Committee 228-MPS on Mechanical properties of Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC) summarizes an extensive body of information related to mechanical properties and mechanical behaviour of SCC. Due attention is given to the fact that the composition of SCC varies significantly. A wide range of mechanical properties are considered, including compressive strength, stress-strain relationship, tensile and flexural strengths, modulus of elasticity, shear strength, effect of elevated temperature, such as fire spalling and residual properties after fire, in-situ properties, creep, shrinkage, bond properties and structural behaviour. A chapter on fibre-reinforced SCC is included, as well as a chapter on specialty SCC, such as light-weight SCC, heavy-weight SCC, preplaced aggregate SCC, special fibre reinforced SCC and underwater concrete.

PRO 7 1st International RILEM Symposium on Self Compacting Concrete

PRO 7  1st International RILEM Symposium on Self Compacting Concrete Book
Author : Åke Skarendahl,Örjan Petersson
Publisher : RILEM Publications
Release : 1999
ISBN : 9782912143099
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download PRO 7 1st International RILEM Symposium on Self Compacting Concrete book written by Åke Skarendahl,Örjan Petersson, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Architectural Energy and Information Engineering

Architectural  Energy and Information Engineering Book
Author : Wen-Pei Sung,Ran Chen
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2015-12-30
ISBN : 1315687003
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This proceedings volume brings together selected peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2015 International Conference on Architectural, Energy and Information Engineering (AEIE 2015), held July 15-16, 2015 in Hong Kong, China. The proceedings are divided into two parts, Architectural, Energy and Environmental Engineering and Information Enginee

Fibrous and Composite Materials for Civil Engineering Applications

Fibrous and Composite Materials for Civil Engineering Applications Book
Author : R Fangueiro
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-04-19
ISBN : 0857092529
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The use of fibrous materials in civil engineering, both as structural reinforcement and in non-structural applications such as geotextiles, is an important and interesting development. Fibrous and composite materials for civil engineering applications analyses the types and properties of fibrous textile and structures and their applications in reinforcement and civil engineering. Part one introduces different types of fibrous textiles and structures. Chapters cover the properties of natural and man-made fibres and of yarns, as well as an overview of textile structures. Part two focuses on fibrous material use in concrete reinforcement, with chapters on the properties and applications of steel fibre reinforced concrete, natural fibre reinforced concrete and the role of fibre reinforcement in mitigating shrinkage cracks. In part three, the applications of fibrous material-based composites in civil engineering are covered. Chapters concentrate on production techniques and applications such as reinforcement of internal structures, structural health monitoring and textile materials in architectural membranes. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Fibrous and composite materials for civil engineering applications is a standard reference for fabric and composite manufacturers, civil engineers and professionals, as well as academics with a research interest in this field. Explores the development of fibrous materials in civil engineering, both as structural reinforcement and in non-structural applications such as geotextiles Key topics include short fibre reinforced concrete, natural fibre reinforced concrete and high performance fibre reinforced cementitious composites A standard reference for fabric and composite manufacturers, civil engineers and professionals, as well as academics with a research interest in this field

System Based Vision For Strate

System Based Vision For Strate Book
Author : Franco Bontempi
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2003-01-01
ISBN : 9789058096302
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Objective of conference is to define knowledge and technologies needed to design and develop project processes and to produce high-quality, competitive, environment- and consumer-friendly structures and constructed facilities. This goal is clearly related to the development and (re)-use of quality materials, to excellence in construction management and to reliable measurement and testing methods.

Smart Nanoconcretes and Cement Based Materials

Smart Nanoconcretes and Cement Based Materials Book
Author : Mohd Shahir Liew,Phuong Nguyen-Tri,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Saeid Kakooei
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-11-16
ISBN : 0128178558
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Smart Nanoconcretes and Cement-Based Materials: Properties, Modelling and Applications explores the fundamental concepts and applications of smart nanoconcretes with self-healing, self-cleaning, photocatalytic, antibacterial, piezoelectrical, heating and conducting properties and how they are used in modern high-rise buildings, hydraulic engineering, highways, tunnels and bridges. This book is an important reference source for materials scientists and civil engineers who are looking to enhance the properties of smart nanomaterials to create stronger, more durable concrete. Explores the mechanisms through which active agents are released from nanocontainers inside concrete Shows how embedded smart nanosensors, including carbon cement-based smart sensors and micro/nano strain-sensors, are used to increase concrete performance Discusses the major challenges of integrating smart nanomaterials into concrete composites

Rheology and Processing of Construction Materials

Rheology and Processing of Construction Materials Book
Author : Viktor Mechtcherine,Kamal Khayat,Egor Secrieru
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2019-08-24
ISBN : 3030225666
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book gathers the peer-reviewed contributions presented at two parallel, closely interconnected events on advanced construction materials and processes, namely the 2nd International RILEM Conference on Rheology and Processing of Construction Materials (RheoCon2) and the 9th International RILEM Symposium on Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC9), held in Dresden, Germany on 8-11 September 2019. The papers discuss various aspects of research on the development, testing, and applications of cement-based and other building materials together with their specific rheological properties. Furthermore, the papers cover the latest findings in the fast-growing field of self-compacting concrete, addressing topics including components’ properties and characterization; chemical admixtures, effect of binders (incl. geopolymers, calcined clay, etc.) and mixture design; laboratory and in-situ rheological testing; constitutive models and flow modelling; numerical simulations; mixing, processing and casting processes; and additive manufacturing / 3D-printing. Also presenting case studies, the book is of interest to researchers, graduate students, and industry specialists, such as material suppliers, consultants and construction experts.