Concrete Construction Handbook (McGraw-Hill Handbooks)

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9780070171985: Concrete Construction Handbook (McGraw-Hill Handbooks)

This fourth edition of a McGraw-Hill classic in building and construction will bring the most up-to-date information on all aspects of concrete technology and construction. A new section included on high strength concrete; new additives such as silca fume will be discussed; new technical advances and techniques available since the third edition was written; and codes and standards updated including the 1995 concrete building code. Selected chapters are being eliminated to tighten up the handbook and make it more attractive to the concrete industry.

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"A thorough look at concrete construction." Construction Data. The
Bible of the industry, Concrete Construction Handbook has been
thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the entire range of modern
concrete technology and advanced practices. Professionals who turn to
these pages will find extensively revised sections on materials,
formwork and shoring, batching, mixing and transporting, finishing and
curing, special concrete, and leading-edge building construction
systems. Packed with the most needed concrete information and
liberally illustrated with figures, tables, and graphs, this essential
handbook features 13 easy-access parts in straightforward,
nontechnical language. Updates through the 1995 ACI Concrete Building
Code. All new material on high-stength concrete. Earthquake-resistant
design innovations. Repair techniques developed after the Northridge
earthquake. The latest on finishing, curing, special surface
treatments, and ornamental concrete. New corrosion protection
techniques. Form, testing, and equipment developments. And much more.

About the Author:

Joseph A. Dobrowolski, a well-known specialist in concrete materials and construction technology, is a registered professional civil engineer. He has worked with the California Division of Highways and the Portland Cement Association. He lives in Altadena, California.

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