Fundamentals of High-Performance Concrete

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Wiley, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 441 pages
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High performance concrete is a key element in virtually all-large construction projects, from tall office and residential buildings to bridges, tunnels and roadways. The fully updated Second Edition helps professionals to understand the performance capabilities of these construction materials when selecting the type of concrete to use for particular projects. The author is one of the worlds acknowledged experts on high performance concrete.

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DR. EDWARD G. NAWY," distinguished professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has been active in the ACI and PCI since 1949 and is internationally recognized for his extensive research work in the fields of reinforced and prestressed concrete, particularly in the areas of serviceability and crack control. Dr. Nawy's work has been published in technical journals worldwide (over 160 technical papers). He is the author of "Simplified Reinforced Concrete" (1986), "Prestressed Concrete" (3rd Ed., 2000), both published by Prentice Hall, "High Strength High Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook" (1998) published by CRC Press. He is recipient of several major awards, including the Henry L. Kennedy Award of the American Concrete Institute, is a licensed Professional Engineer in the States of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California and Florida, Evaluator for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), and has been a consultant in structural engineering throughout the United States.

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