Civil Engineering Materials

Sivakugan, Nagarathnam, Gnanendran, Carthigesu T., Tuladhar, Rabin, and Kannan, M. Bobby (2017) Civil Engineering Materials. Cengage Learning, Boston, MA, USA.

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Abstract

Civil Engineering Materials prepares you for today’s engineering challenges, providing a broad overview of the materials you will use in your studies and career. You are not only introduced to traditional materials, such as concrete, steel, timber, and soils, but you also explore important non-traditional materials, such as synthetics and industrial-by products. The authors use a wealth of practical examples and straight-forward explanations to ensure you gain a full understanding of the characteristics and behavior of various materials, how they interact, and how to best utilize and combine traditional and non-traditional materials. While emphasizing the effective use of civil engineering materials, the authors carefully consider sustainability to give you a broader context of how materials are current used in contemporary applications.

Research Statement

Research Background Four different authors covering the range of materials in their areas of expertise.
Research Contribution A simple summary of the civil enginering materials used in the construction industry. Can be used as a textbook or a reference book.
Research Significance Current state-of-the-art summarised for the range of civil engineering materials discussed in the book.
Item ID: 47746
Item Type: Book (Teaching Material)
ISBN: 978-1-305-38664-8
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2017 23:43
FoR Codes: 09 ENGINEERING > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090503 Construction Materials @ 100%
SEO Codes: 87 CONSTRUCTION > 8703 Construction Materials Performance and Processes > 870301 Cement and Concrete Materials @ 30%
87 CONSTRUCTION > 8703 Construction Materials Performance and Processes > 870305 Timber Materials @ 30%
87 CONSTRUCTION > 8703 Construction Materials Performance and Processes > 870399 Construction Materials Performance and Processes not elsewhere classified @ 40%
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