1st Edition

Concrete in Hot Environments




ISBN 9780367866310
Published December 19, 2019 by CRC Press
251 Pages

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Book Description

Elevated temperatures are known to affect the properties of both fresh and hardened concrete. This book describes in detail these effects and explains the mechanisms involved with particular reference to their practical aspects.

Table of Contents

Portland cement. Setting and hardening. Mineral admixtures and blended cements. Workability. Early volume changes and cracking. Concrete strength. Drying shrinkage. Creep. Durability of concrete. Corrosion of reinforcement. Index.

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Biography

Itzhak Soroka is Professor of Civil Engineering at the National Building Research Institute, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology at Haifa.