Table of contents
Brief Review of the Scientific Work of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans W. Reinhardt
Towards a better visibility of outstanding research
Aspects of Structural Engineering
Repair Materials and Strengthening Methods
High Temperature and Fire Resistance
Corrosion and Durability
Properties, Modeling and Testing of Fresh Concrete
About these proceedings
The book is a compilation of recent research results on building construction materials. The construction industry consumes extreme volumes of material, and the growing demand for quality and safety require continuous improvement of materials and material compositions. A deep understanding of material behavior is essential to enable efficient construction: light-weight or heavily burdened structures ask for the development of innovative composites or new material compositions.
Civil Engineers and Materials Scientists from all over the world present their ideas for further material developments, the testing of structures and solutions for in situ applications. Many of the innovations, composites and the design of existing material mixes, especially for concrete, are discussed. These include high-strength and high-performance concrete (HPC), self-compacting concrete (SCC), shotcrete, and textile or fiber reinforced concrete (FRC).
Moreover, the enhancement of material variations and the improvement of their properties are observed for most construction materials (e.g. wood, masonry, steel, polymers).
This book gives a good overview about the state-of-the-art in construction material science. Some of the world’s leading experts have contributed in honor of Professor Dr.-Ing. Hans W. Reinhardt. The book starts with a review about his scientific achievements up to his recent retirement. Some contributions are presented at the conference "Advances in Construction Materials" (ACM2007) held in July 2007 in Stuttgart.
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- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-72448-3
- Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
- Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
- eBook Packages Engineering
- Print ISBN 978-3-540-72447-6
- Online ISBN 978-3-540-72448-3
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