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Concrete in the marine environment

Author: P Kumar Mehta
Publisher: London ; New York : Elsevier Applied Science, ©1991.
Series: Modern concrete technology series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book reviews the marine environment, the composition and properties of concrete, history of concrete performance in seawater, causes of deterioration of concrete in the marine environment, selection of materials proportions for durable concrete, concrete practice and repair of marine structures.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Mehta, P.K. (Povindar K.).
Concrete in the marine environment.
London ; New York : Elsevier Applied Science, ©1991
(DLC) 91003079
(OCoLC)23386498
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: P Kumar Mehta
ISBN: 1851666222 9781851666225 0203555163 9780203555163 1280406593 9781280406591 0203229789 9780203229781 9780203498255 0203498259 9781135379841 113537984X 9781135379797 1135379793 9781135379834 1135379831
OCLC Number: 62145801
Description: 1 online resource (x, 214 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover --
Modern Concrete Technology Series --
Concrete in the Marine Environment --
Contents --
Foreword --
Preface --
Chapter 1 Marine Structures-An Introduction --
CLASSIFICATION OF MARINE STRUCTURES --
CONCRETE IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT --
SUMMARY --
REFERENCES --
Chapter 2 The Marine Environment --
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF SEAWATER --
MARINE ORGANISMS --
TEMPERATURE --
HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE --
TIDAL ACTION --
STORM WAVES --
FOG AND SPRAY --
ICE IMPACT AND ICE ABRASION --
CONCLUDING REMARKS --
REFERENCES --
Chapter 3 Composition, Microstructure, and Properties of Concrete --
CONCRETE-MAKING MATERIALS --
MICROSTRUCTURE OF CONCRETE --
PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE --
REFERENCES --
Chapter 4 History of Concrete Exposed to Seawater --
REFERENCES --
Chapter 5 Causes of Deterioration of Concrete in Seawater --
CORROSION OF REINFORCING STEEL --
FROST ACTION --
CHEMICAL ATTACKS --
CRYSTALLIZATION PRESSURE OF SALTS --
ATTACK BY MICRO-ORGANISM --
CONCLUDING REMARKS --
REFERENCES --
Chapter 6 Selection of Materials and Proportions for Durable Concrete Mixtures --
SELECTION OF CONCRETE-MAKING MATERIALS --
MIX PROPORTIONING OF CONCRETE MIXTURES --
CONCRETE MIXTURES FOR EXTREMELY HOSTILE ENVIRONMENTS --
REFERENCES --
APPENDIX A --
ACI COMMITTEE 211 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR COMPUTING PROPORTIONS OF CONCRETE MIXTURES --
Chapter 7 Concreting Practice --
BATCHING, MIXING, AND TRANSPORT --
PLACEMENT, CONSOLIDATION, AND FINISHING --
CURING AND FORMWORK REMOVAL --
CRACK WIDTHS AND COVER THICKNESS --
REFERENCES --
Chapter 8 Repair of Marine Structures --
EVALUATION OF CONCRETE BEFORE REPAIR --
REPAIR MATERIALS --
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING REPAIR MATERIALS --
EXECUTION OF REPAIR --
REPAIR OF REINFORCED CONCRETE DAMAGED BY CHLORIDE CORROSION --
EVALUATION OF REPAIR SYSTEMS --
REFERENCES --
Chapter 9 The Future of Concrete in Marine Construction --
REFERENCES --
Index.
Series Title: Modern concrete technology series.
Responsibility: P. Kumar Mehta.

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