Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair

Written By Yail Jimmy Kim
Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 May 2014
  • ISBN : 0857097016
  • Pages : 356 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair written by Yail Jimmy Kim which was release on 16 May 2014, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Advanced composite materials for bridge structures are recognized as a promising alternative to conventional construction materials such as steel. After an introductory overview and an assessment of the characteristics of bonds between composites and quasi-brittle structures, Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair reviews the use of advanced composites in the design and construction of bridges, including damage identification and the use of large rupture strain fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites. The second part of the book presents key applications of FRP composites in bridge construction and repair, including the use of all-composite superstructures for accelerated bridge construction, engineered cementitious composites for bridge decks, carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites for cable-stayed bridges and for repair of deteriorated bridge substructures, and finally the use of FRP composites in the sustainable replacement of ageing bridge superstructures. Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair is a technical guide for engineering professionals requiring an understanding of the use of composite materials in bridge construction. Reviews key applications of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in bridge construction and repair Summarizes key recent research in the suitability of advanced composite materials for bridge structures as an alternative to conventional construction materials

Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair

Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair
  • Author : Yail Jimmy Kim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-05-16
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Advanced composite materials for bridge structures are recognized as a promising alternative to conventional construction materials such as steel. After an introductory overview and an assessment of the characteristics of bonds between composites and quasi-brittle structures, Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair reviews the use of advanced composites in ...

Polymer Composites for Civil and Structural Engineering

Polymer Composites for Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Author : L. Hollaway
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 259
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : New materials and methods within the construction industry offer substantial advantages in terms of cost, durability, ease of design, and ease of fabrication. This new book looks at the multitude of uses of polymer composites in construction and discusses fabrication methods, suitability of materials, design methods, construction methods, performance and ...

Innovative Developments of Advanced Multifunctional Nanocomposites in Civil and Structural Engineering

Innovative Developments of Advanced Multifunctional Nanocomposites in Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Author : Kenneth Loh,Satish Nagarajaiah
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-03
  • Total pages : 404
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Innovative Developments of Advanced Multifunctional Nanocomposites in Civil and Structural Engineering focuses on nanotechnology, the innovation and control of materials at 100 nm or smaller length scales, and how they have revolutionized almost all of the various disciplines of science and engineering study. In particular, advances in synthesizing, imaging, and manipulating ...

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering
  • Author : Thanasis Triantafillou
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-08
  • Total pages : 470
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering provides a state-of-the-art review from leading experts on recent developments, the use of textile fiber composites in civil engineering, and a focus on both new and existing structures. Textile-based composites are new materials for civil engineers. Recent developments have demonstrated their potential in the ...

Characteristics and Uses of Steel Slag in Building Construction

Characteristics and Uses of Steel Slag in Building Construction
  • Author : Ivanka Netinger GrubeŇ°a,Ivana Barisic,Aleksandra Fucic,Samitinjay Sadashivrao Bansode
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-20
  • Total pages : 194
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Characteristics and Uses of Steel Slag in Building Construction focuses predominantly on the utilization of ferrous slag (blast furnace and steel slag) in building construction. This extensive literature review discusses the worldwide utilization of ferrous slag and applications in all sectors of civil engineering, including structural engineering, road construction, and ...

Recent Trends in Cold Formed Steel Construction

Recent Trends in Cold Formed Steel Construction
  • Author : Cheng Yu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-27
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Recent Trends in Cold-Formed Steel Construction discusses advancements in an area that has become an important construction material for buildings. The book addresses cutting-edge new technologies and design methods using cold-formed steel as a main structural material, and provides technical guidance on how to design and build sustainable and energy-efficient ...

The Utilization of Slag in Civil Infrastructure Construction

The Utilization of Slag in Civil Infrastructure Construction
  • Author : George C. Wang
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-06-24
  • Total pages : 442
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : The Utilization of Slag in Civil Infrastructure Construction strives to integrate the theory, research, and practice of slag utilization, including the production and processing of slags. The topics covered include: production and smelting processes for metals; chemical and physical properties of slags; pretreatment and post-treatment technology to enhance slag properties; ...

Biopolymers and Biotech Admixtures for Eco Efficient Construction Materials

Biopolymers and Biotech Admixtures for Eco Efficient Construction Materials
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Volodymyr Ivanov,Niranjan Karak,Henk Jonkers
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-11
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Since 1930 more than 100,000 new chemical compounds have been developed and insufficient information exists on the health assessment of 95 percent of these chemicals in which a relevant percentage are used in construction products. For instance Portland cement concrete, the most used material on the Planet (10.000 million tons/year that in the ...

Rehabilitation of Pipelines Using Fiber reinforced Polymer FRP Composites

Rehabilitation of Pipelines Using Fiber reinforced Polymer  FRP  Composites
  • Author : Vistasp M. Karbhari
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-05-23
  • Total pages : 314
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Rehabilitation of Pipelines Using Fibre-reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites presents information on this critical component of industrial and civil infrastructures, also exploring the particular challenges that exist in the monitor and repair of pipeline systems. This book reviews key issues and techniques in this important area, including general issues such as ...

Dynamics of Civil Structures Volume 2

Dynamics of Civil Structures  Volume 2
  • Author : Shamim Pakzad
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-06-11
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Dynamics of Civil Structures, Volume 2: Proceedings of the 36th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2018, the second volume of nine from the Conference brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on fundamental and applied aspects of ...

Rehabilitation of Metallic Civil Infrastructure Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer FRP Composites

Rehabilitation of Metallic Civil Infrastructure Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer  FRP  Composites
  • Author : Vistasp M. Karbhari
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-03-14
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites are becoming increasingly popular as a material for rehabilitating aging and damaged structures. Rehabilitation of Metallic Civil Infrastructure Using Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites explores the use of fiber-reinforced composites for enhancing the stability and extending the life of metallic infrastructure such as bridges. Part I provides ...

Dynamics of Civil Structures Volume 2

Dynamics of Civil Structures  Volume 2
  • Author : Juan Caicedo,Shamim Pakzad
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05
  • Total pages : 355
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Dynamics of Civil Structures, Volume 2: Proceedings of the 35th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2017, the second volume of ten from the Conference brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on fundamental and applied aspects of ...

Start Up Creation

Start Up Creation
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Erik Stavnsager Rasmussen,Claes G. Granqvist,Volodymyr Ivanov,Habil Arturas Kaklauskas,Stephen Makonin
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-14
  • Total pages : 510
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Start-Up Creation: The Smart Eco-efficient Built Environment provides a state-of-the-art review on high-technology applications and explains how these can be applied to improve the eco-efficiency of the built environment. Divided into four main parts, the book explains the key factors behind successful startup companies that grow from university research, including ...

Eco efficient Materials for Mitigating Building Cooling Needs

Eco efficient Materials for Mitigating Building Cooling Needs
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Joao Labrincha,Luisa Cabeza,Claes Goeran Granqvist
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-02-27
  • Total pages : 550
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Climate change is one of the most important environmental problems faced by Planet Earth. The majority of CO2 emissions come from burning fossil fuels for energy production and improvements in energy efficiency shows the greatest potential for any single strategy to abate global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the energy ...

Corrosion of Steel in Concrete Structures

Corrosion of Steel in Concrete Structures
  • Author : Amir Poursaee
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-17
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Corrosion of reinforcing steel is now recognized as the major cause of degradation of concrete structures in many parts of the world. Despite this, infrastructure expenditure is being unreasonably decreased by sequestration and the incredible shrinking discretionary budget. All components of our infrastructure including highways, airports, water supply, waste treatment, ...