Smart Concrete (ICE Themes)

Author(s): Edited by Ravindra K Dhir OBE and Kevin Paine
ISBN: 9780727764577
Publication Date: 13 September 2019
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£93.75 £125.00

Format:Hardback
Publication status: Just Published
Publisher:ICE Publishing
Page size:234 x 156mm
Number of pages:264
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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…


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Subjects: Energy and materialsSurface engineering
Product code: 9780727764577

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 industry with improved whole life performance of concrete structures. With ICE Publishing material collated from key subject matter experts working in the field of concrete, Smart Concrete (ICE Themes) reveals how the field has evolved and shows how smart concrete may be used in the future.

It offers readers with a view of the key developments that have impacted the evolution of smart concrete such as

  • self-curing concrete
  • self-healing concrete
  • cementitious materials
  • sensor monitoring.
This book, which has been compiled by two leading experts in the field, will make an ideal addition to any library as a resource for researchers and students seeking an overview of the latest research on this topic.