Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers

 
9780135066058: Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers

For courses in Civil Engineering Materials, Construction Materials, and Construction Methods and Materials offered in Civil, Environmental, or Construction engineering departments.

 

This introduction gives engineering students a basic understanding of the material selection process and the behavior of materials – a fundamental requirement for all civil and construction engineers performing design, construction, and maintenance. Since the authors cover the various materials used by civil and construction engineers in one useful reference, professors need assign only one book instead of using different books and handouts.

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Review:

“This is one of the most comprehensive and up to date CE materials textbooks available.”

-Jose Weissmann, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO

 

“This book is very well written and easy to follow.  The contents of aggregates, Portland cement concrete, and asphalt binders and asphalt mixtures are exactly what I need for teaching my transportation materials course.”

-Jie Han, KANSAS STATE

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In Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers, Michael Mamlouk and John 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.

Features
  • Covers all commonly used construction materials:

    • Steel
    • Aggregates
    • Masonry
    • Wood
    • Aluminum
    • Concrete
    • Asphalt
    • Composites
    • plus high-performance materials such as fiber-reinforced composites and plastics

  • Emphasizes both quantitative and qualitative properties of materials
  • Reviews basic engineering and microstructural properties of materials
  • Presents laboratory experiments and tests
  • Provides example problems and worked review questions for each chapter

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