Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers / Edition 1

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers / Edition 1

by Michael S. Mamlouk, John P. Zaniewski
     
 

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. See more details below

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673981875
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/29/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.63(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.88(d)

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Table of Contents

1Materials engineering concepts1
2Nature of materials52
3Steel86
4Aluminum138
5Aggregates159
6Portland cement201
7Portland cement concrete235
8Masonry305
9Asphalt binders and asphalt mixtures319
10Wood394
11Composites445
App. 1Introduction to measuring devices466
App. 2Tension test of steel and aluminum470
App. 3Torsion test of steel and aluminum474
App. 4Impact test of steel477
App. 5Microscopic inspection of materials480
App. 6Sieve analysis of aggregates482
App. 7Specific gravity and absorption of coarse aggregate487
App. 8Specific gravity and absorption of fine aggregate490
App. 9Bulk unit weight and voids in aggregate493
App. 10Slump of freshly mixed Portland cement concrete496
App. 11Unit weight and yield of freshly mixed concrete499
App. 12Air content of freshly mixed concrete by pressure method502
App. 13Air content of freshly mixed concrete by volumetric method504
App. 14Making and curing concrete cylinders and beams506
App. 15Capping cylindrical concrete specimens with sulfur or capping compound510
App. 16Compressive strength of cylindrical concrete specimens512
App. 17Flexural strength of concrete515
App. 18Rebound number of hardened concrete518
App. 19Penetration resistance of hardened concrete520
App. 20Testing of concrete masonry units523
App. 21Viscosity of asphalt binder by rotational viscometer526
App. 22Dynamic shear rheometer test of asphalt binder528
App. 23Penetration test of asphalt cement531
App. 24Absolute viscosity test of asphalt533
App. 25Preparing and determining the density of hot-mix asphalt (HMA) specimens by means of the superpave gyratory compactor535
App. 26Preparation of asphalt concrete specimens using the Marshall compactor539
App. 27Bulk specific gravity of compacted bituminious mixtures543
App. 28Marshall stability and flow of asphalt concrete546
App. 29Bending and compression tests of wood548
App. 30Tensile properties of plastics553

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