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Smart Concrete (ICE Themes)

Author(s): Edited by Ravindra K Dhir OBE and Kevin Paine
Publication date: 19 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727764577
Stock level: In stock
£132.75
Smart Concrete (ICE Themes) brings together fascinating insights into this new and evolving field of concrete. In defining smart concrete as concrete that is capable of responding automatically to the actions imposed upon it, research has sought to develop concrete that is stronger, more sustainable and resilient. This assists the construction indu

Low Carbon Concrete (ICE Themes)

Author(s): Edited by Ravindra K Dhir OBE and Kevin Paine
Publication date: 03 October 2019
ISBN: 9780727764591
Stock level: In stock
£132.75
ICE Themes Low Carbon Concrete offers an overview of the research and developments that have taken place in this area of concrete technology. Producing concrete with a minimal carbon footprint has become the focus of numerous research projects in order to find sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives to current concrete varieties. T

Thermal Insulation Materials for Building Applications

Author(s): Latif Eshrar, Rachel Bevan and Tom Woolley
Publication date: 06 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763518
Stock level: In stock
£48.00
Modern day buildings are now expected to be low energy or near zero energy to reduce carbon emissions. A key step in making building low energy is to minimise heat transfer through the building fabric with insulation fabrics. However, how can a practitioner choose the most effective fabric for the job in hand? With so many thermal insulation materi

Bio- and Chemo- Mechanical Processes in Geotechnical Engineering

Author(s): Edited by Lyesse Laloui
Publication date: 03 September 2014
ISBN: 9780727760531
Stock level: Low stock
£84.75
In recent years, substantial advances have been made in understanding the coupling between chemical and biological processes and mechanical and hydraulic behaviours in soils and rocks. At the same time, experimentation and modelling capabilities have progressed significantly, allowing effective design of geotechnical applications. The need for such

Recycled Aggregates: Use in Concrete (ICE Themes)

Author(s): Edited by Ravindra K Dhir OBE and Chao Qun Lye
Publication date: 09 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727764638
Stock level: In stock
£132.75
Recycled Aggregates: Use in Concrete (ICE Themes) provides an overview of the full spectrum of research undertaken on the use of recycled aggregate as a replacement for commonly used natural aggregate in a wide range of concrete applications. Featuring selected case studies, and explanations of the standards and specifications, this volume makes an