By Per Freiesleben Hansen (auth.), Ole Mejlhede Jensen (eds.)
The technology of building fabrics is a learn and paintings publication for civil engineering scholars. because the contents of the ebook are provided in a manner that makes the examining an energetic procedure, the ebook is additionally appropriate as self-study for the researcher and practicing civil engineer. The booklet isn't a textbook on thermodynamics, yet quite an incentive to take advantage of the calculation equipment of actual chemistry to unravel difficulties in the technological know-how of building fabrics. The presentation of the theoretical topics is supported via nearly 500 routines with recommendations in addition to commented examples of calculations; through the publication the relation to civil engineering perform is established. a close topic index and a entire number of tables of actual and chemical info for elements proper for the technology of building fabrics also are present in the publication. This makes the ebook compatible as a piece of reference.
"Many of the elements of the deterioration of concrete infrastructure, similar to corrosion of reinforcing metal, can't be addressed until eventually the underlying physics and chemistry are truly understood. The textbook, technology of building fabrics, is the 1st one in English that synthesizes a variety of fabrics technology matters, that are the root of our fresh advances in infrastructure fabrics. An strange and severely very important point of the textbook is that it contains not just designated strategies of thermodynamics and electrochemistry but additionally lays a mathematical beginning of computational types, that are essential to take on complicated interactions among chemistry and mechanics. This booklet fills a much-needed hole within the scant literature to be had to scholars and researchers attempting to examine the technology of infrastructure materials."
Surendra P. Shah, Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil Engineering, Director of the heart for complex Cement dependent fabrics, Northwestern University