Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers / Edition 2

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Overview

In the second edition of Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers, Michael S. Mamlouk and John P. Zaniewski provide a current and comprehensive overview of the materials used by civil and construction engineers. Focusing on practical applications, the authors present the important characteristics of these materials, their uses, and their properties.
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“This is one of the most comprehensive and up to date CE materials textbooks available.”

-Jose Weissmann, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO

“This book is very well written and easy to follow. The contents of aggregates, Portland cement concrete, and asphalt binders and asphalt mixtures are exactly what I need for teaching my transportation materials course.”

-Jie Han, KANSAS STATE

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131477148
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 8/22/2005
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.52 (h) x 1.34 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael¿S.¿Mamlouk is Professor and Associate Chair (Undergraduate Studies) in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at the Arizona State University's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Dr. Mamlouk's main area of expertise includes pavement analysis and design, pavement maintenance and rehabilitation, and highway materials. He has served as the P.I. and Co-P.I. of many research projects sponsored by FHWA, NHI, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Arizona DOT, and various local agencies. Dr. Mamlouk has numerous publications and is the main author of a textbook Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers published by Prentice Hall. He is a professional engineer in the state of Arizona. He is a fellow of ASCE and a member of TRB, AAPT and ASTM.

John P. Zaniewski is a Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at West Virginia University's College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.

Dr. Zaniewski has 16 years of academic experience preceded by 11 years of practicing engineering. In 1996, he accepted the Asphalt Technology Professor position with the Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty at WVU. Dr. Zaniewski has over 50 publications in the areas of pavement design, materials and management systems. Dr. Zaniewski has co-authored textbooks on Modern Pavement Management and Materials for Civil and Construction Engineering.

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Table of Contents

1 Materials engineering concepts 1
2 Nature of materials 52
3 Steel 86
4 Aluminum 138
5 Aggregates 159
6 Portland cement 201
7 Portland cement concrete 235
8 Masonry 305
9 Asphalt binders and asphalt mixtures 319
10 Wood 394
11 Composites 445
App. 1 Introduction to measuring devices 466
App. 2 Tension test of steel and aluminum 470
App. 3 Torsion test of steel and aluminum 474
App. 4 Impact test of steel 477
App. 5 Microscopic inspection of materials 480
App. 6 Sieve analysis of aggregates 482
App. 7 Specific gravity and absorption of coarse aggregate 487
App. 8 Specific gravity and absorption of fine aggregate 490
App. 9 Bulk unit weight and voids in aggregate 493
App. 10 Slump of freshly mixed Portland cement concrete 496
App. 11 Unit weight and yield of freshly mixed concrete 499
App. 12 Air content of freshly mixed concrete by pressure method 502
App. 13 Air content of freshly mixed concrete by volumetric method 504
App. 14 Making and curing concrete cylinders and beams 506
App. 15 Capping cylindrical concrete specimens with sulfur or capping compound 510
App. 16 Compressive strength of cylindrical concrete specimens 512
App. 17 Flexural strength of concrete 515
App. 18 Rebound number of hardened concrete 518
App. 19 Penetration resistance of hardened concrete 520
App. 20 Testing of concrete masonry units 523
App. 21 Viscosity of asphalt binder by rotational viscometer 526
App. 22 Dynamic shear rheometer test of asphalt binder 528
App. 23 Penetration test of asphalt cement 531
App. 24 Absolute viscosity test of asphalt 533
App. 25 Preparing and determining the density of hot-mix asphalt (HMA) specimens by means of the superpave gyratory compactor 535
App. 26 Preparation of asphalt concrete specimens using the Marshall compactor 539
App. 27 Bulk specific gravity of compacted bituminious mixtures 543
App. 28 Marshall stability and flow of asphalt concrete 546
App. 29 Bending and compression tests of wood 548
App. 30 Tensile properties of plastics 553
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