Best Reference Books – Advance Concrete Technology

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Advance Concrete Technology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Advance Concrete Technology along with reviews.

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1. “Prestressed Concrete and Advance Design of Structure” by Asheesh Kumar

“Prestressed Concrete and Advance Design of Structure” Book Review: This book explains the 2D and 3D structures of static and dynamic analysis. It describes the steel composite, optimisation and reinforced with prestressed concrete structures. This book contains Mathcad and excel worksheets. It is a good reference for practicing engineers.

2. “Advances in Concrete Construction Technology” by D F H Bennett

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“Advances in Concrete Construction Technology” Book Review: This book introduces new theories, testing techniques and latest developments of concrete technology. It covers topics such as non Portland cement concrete. Information on geopolymer concrete and magnesium bonded concrete are included in the book. Other non destructive testing methods are mentioned in the book.

3. “Advances in Concrete Slab Technology” by Ravindra K. Dhir OBE and John G L Munday

“Advances in Concrete Slab Technology” Book Review: This book covers the proceedings of concrete slabs. It contains the steel fibre reinforcement, slab column connections and sulfur concrete slabs. This book explains the line analysis of orthotropics, slab panels and edge column joints. It discusses the behaviour of floor slabs in shear buildings, cracking and HAB system model constructions. Grinding techniques, vacuum dewatering and situ slab production are provided in this book. It acts as a guide for students and researchers interested in the field of slab technology.

4. “Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Pushover Analysis of Reinforced Concrete and Steel Bridges (Advances in Earthquake Engineering)” by Jeffrey Ger and Franklin Y Cheng

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“Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Pushover Analysis of Reinforced Concrete and Steel Bridges (Advances in Earthquake Engineering)” Book Review: This book acts as a guide for practicing engineers regarding pushover analysis. It explains the analysis of concrete and still bridges with concrete column members. Illustrations of rectangular cross sections are present in the book. This book covers the procedures of pushover analysis, stiffness formation and finite segment. Important topics like moment curvature, axial load interaction, constant moment ratio as well as plastic hinge length are highlighted in this book.

5. “Fly Ash in Concrete: Production, Properties and Uses (Advances in Concrete Technology)” by R C Joshi and R P Lohita

“Fly Ash in Concrete: Production, Properties and Uses (Advances in Concrete Technology)” Book Review: This book covers the mineralogical and chemical characteristics of fly ash. Concrete performances are mentioned in the book. It provides strength development, chemical resistance and durability. The book involves the fly ash international standards, surveys of fly ash products and waste management.

6. “Concrete Technology” by M N Bajad

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“Concrete Technology” Book Review: This book introduces concrete for construction and production. Their properties, concrete placement and testing of concrete framework are mentioned in the book. This book covers topics such as concrete mix design, special concretes and deterioration.

7. “Pozzolanic and Cementitious Materials (Advances in Concrete Technology)” by V M Malhotra and P K Mehta

“Pozzolanic and Cementitious Materials (Advances in Concrete Technology)” Book Review: This book explains the pozzolanic and cementitious materials. It describes the mineral admixtures. The book covers information on blast furnaces, slag, fly ash, silica fume and rice husk ash. Compositions of admixtures with cementic chemical reactions are discussed in the book.

8. “Computational Fracture Mechanics in Concrete Technology” by A Carpinteri and M H Aliabadi

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“Computational Fracture Mechanics in Concrete Technology” Book Review: This book contains various contributions of concrete technology by known researchers. Information on computational techniques and concrete structure analysis are provided in the book.

9. “Advances in Ready Mixed Concrete Technology: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Ready-Mixed Concrete Held at Dundee University” by Ravindra K Dhir OBE

“Advances in Ready Mixed Concrete Technology: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Ready-Mixed Concrete Held at Dundee University” Book Review: This book basically focuses on the proceedings of ready mixed concrete conference. The first part covers plants and equipment. Latest developments of batching plants, production methods and equipment of concrete industry are provided in the book. It explains how the materials can be used for concrete, hardened, mixed design and quality control. Coverage of transportation and placing are included in this text. This book mentions the concrete economics and its cost of concrete by pump. It acts as a guide for concrete producers, customers and suppliers of concrete materials.

10. “Performance-Based Seismic Design of Concrete Structures and Infrastructures” by Vagelis Plevris and Georgia Kremmyda

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“Performance-Based Seismic Design of Concrete Structures and Infrastructures” Book Review: This book focuses on the latest developments and trends of structural design. The book covers topics such as seismic assessments, infrastructure resilience and shear wall structure. It acts as a guide for students, professionals and researchers for designing solid structural designs.

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