Advanced Materials and Techniques for Reinforced Concrete by Mohamed Abdallah El-Reedy Ph.D

By Mohamed Abdallah El-Reedy Ph.D

Increase the sturdiness and function of Concrete in the course of Its Lifetime

While strengthened concrete is a sturdy fabric used for quite a lot of building initiatives in civil engineering, convinced components needs to be thought of in the course of its layout, development, and upkeep. This contains a number of stipulations impacting energy and function suitable to precise structural structures, and the applying of various codes. Advanced fabrics and methods for strengthened Concrete buildings, moment Edition discusses either conventional and new platforms in concrete constructions, outlines the benefits and downsides of every process and its significance to building longevity and reliability, and offers the newest complex fabrics and building suggestions at present utilized in strengthened concrete buildings.

New variation Now contains Eurocode, Egyptian Code, British regular, and American standards (ACI)

In addition to highlighting new fabrics that may be used to augment concrete power and function, the booklet describes the conventional and most recent fabrics utilized in concrete know-how; and provides new methods to using an integrity administration procedure. It presents a comparability of concrete energy using ACI, BS, Eurocode, and Egyptian codes of perform, and likewise highlights assorted lots that have an effect on constructions from the applying of the several foreign codes.

By utilizing this publication, readers will learn the way to:

  • Choose the main moderate structural process, fabrics, approach to development, and upkeep plan
  • Determine the optimal procedure to satisfy balance, reliability, and architectural requirements
  • Understand the statistical parameters that govern qc in concrete development projects
  • Analyze and meet concrete development quality controls criteria
  • Implement a upkeep plan incorporating smooth development techniques

Advanced fabrics and methods for strengthened Concrete buildings, moment Edition

serves as a realistic advisor on complicated fabrics, layout, and development recommendations in concrete buildings less than assorted environmental stipulations. Designed for practising civil and structural engineers/engineering specialists, this revised model additionally appeals to senior undergraduate/graduate scholars in civil engineering - building fabrics, and strengthened concrete (RC) construction.

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It is worth mentioning that the execution of the flat slab is easier than the beam and slab system and hollow block slab system. Unfortunately, the percentage of steel is higher and can reach to 250 kg/m3 compared with the slab beam system where the steel percentage is about 90–100 kg/m3. The disadvantage of this system is that it is weaker in the case of earthquakes than the slab beam system, which provides rigidity against lateral forces; therefore, the designer in designing a flat slab system should consider earthquake load.

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