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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
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

Self-Compacting Concrete (ICE Themes)

Author(s): Edited by Ravindra K Dhir OBE and Chao Qun Lye
Publication date: 02 October 2019
ISBN: 9780727764614
Stock level: In stock
Self-Compacting Concrete (ICE Themes) provides information on the key research undertaken in developing this most logical and practical advancement in the field of concrete technology. Self-compacting concrete is commonly, highly flowable, with ability to negotiate through tight openings without blocking, while remaining homogeneous and stable in t

Reservoir Management

Author(s): Edited by Andrew Pepper
Publication date: 20 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763570
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Reservoir Management is the indispensable guide to managing all aspects of small to large reservoirs and dams. Reservoir managers now require a wealth of technical, environmental and legal knowledge alongside a background to key aspects of design, as well as safety know-how, in order to successfully manage their assets. There is also a need for res

Smart Concrete (ICE Themes)

Author(s): Edited by Ravindra K Dhir OBE and Kevin Paine
Publication date: 19 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727764577
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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 develop concrete that is stronger, more sustainable and resilient. This assists the construction indu

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
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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

Environmental Geotechnics in Practice: Introduction and case studies

Author(s): Robert W. Sarsby
Publication date: 06 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763631
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Environmental Geotechnics in Practice is an informative and practical guide to the study of land-based waste disposal. The book identifies the key elements of a variety of waste disposal systems, and explains their role in protecting the environment. Using the most significant case histories from across the world where key lessons have been learned

Thermal Insulation Materials for Building Applications

Author(s): Latif Eshrar, Rachel Bevan and Tom Woolley
Publication date: 06 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763518
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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

Asset Management: Transforming asset dependent businesses, Second edition

Author(s): Edited by Chris Lloyd and Michael Corcoran
Publication date: 25 July 2019
ISBN: 9780727761439
Stock level: In stock
With contributions from leading advisers, industry experts and academic researchers, Asset Management, Second edition is an essential reference on the practicalities of adopting asset management principles, methods and techniques. The book demonstrates how asset management can transform the prospects of infrastructure and asset dependent businesses

International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction 2019 (ICSIC): Driving data-informed decision-making

Author(s): MJ DeJong
Publication date: 24 July 2019
ISBN: 9780727764669
Stock level: Low stock
The International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction 2019 (ICSIC) brings together world-leading academics and practitioners from the fields of infrastructure planning, asset management and sensing.

Design of Fire-resistant Concrete Structures

Author(s): Kristian Dahl Hertz
Publication date: 24 June 2019
ISBN: 9780727764447
Stock level: In stock
Design of Fire-resistant Concrete Structures gives a thorough insight into the behaviour of concrete structures exposed to fire. It mixes theory, including physics and analysed data, with practice and shows design methods for beams, slabs, columns, and walls of fire-exposed cross-sections. It explains the physical processes that concrete materials