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Author Aïtcin, Pierre-Claude, 1938-

Title High-performance concrete / P.-C. Aïtcin.

Published London ; New York : E. & F.N. Spon, 1998.

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 UniM Archit  620.136 AITC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxii, 591 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Modern concrete technology ; 5
Modern concrete technology series (E. & F.N. Spon) ; 5.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Foreword / Adam Neville -- Foreword / Yves Malier -- 1. Terminology: some personal choices -- 2. Introduction -- 3. A historical perspective -- 4. The high-performance concrete rationale -- 5. High-performance concrete principles -- 6. Review of the relevant properties of some ingredients of high-performance concrete -- 7. Materials selection -- 8. High-performance mix design methods -- 9. Producing high-performance concrete -- 10. Preparation for concreting: what to do, how to do it and when to do it -- 11. Delivering, placing and controlling high-performance concrete -- 12. Curing high-performance concrete to minimize shrinkage -- 13. Properties of fresh concrete -- 14. Temperature increase in high-performance concrete -- 15. Testing high-performance concrete -- 16. Mechanical properties of high-performance concrete -- 17. The durability of high-performance concrete -- 18. Special high-performance concretes -- 19. Ultra high-strength cement-based materials.
20. A look ahead -- Afterword / Pierre Richard.
Subject High strength concrete.
Concrete construction.
ISBN 0419192700