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By N Roussel

Estimating, modelling, controlling and tracking the circulation of concrete is a crucial a part of the development approach, because the homes of concrete earlier than it has set may have an important influence on functionality. This ebook presents an in depth evaluation of the rheological behaviour of concrete, together with size recommendations, the effect of combine layout, and casting.

Part one starts with introductory chapters facing the rheology and rheometry of complicated fluids, by way of chapters that research particular size and checking out concepts for concrete. the point of interest of half is the influence of combine layout at the rheological behaviour of concrete, ingredients together with superplasticizers and viscosity brokers. ultimately, chapters partly 3 disguise themes with regards to casting, comparable to thixotropy and formwork pressure.

With its distinctive editor and professional staff of participants, knowing the rheology of concrete is a necessary reference for researchers, fabrics specifiers, architects and architects in any part of the development that uses concrete, and also will profit graduate and undergraduate scholars of civil engineering, fabrics and construction.

  • Provides a close evaluation of the rheological behaviour of concrete, together with size innovations, casting and the influence of combine design
  • The estimating, modelling, controlling and tracking of concrete stream is comprehensively discussed
  • Chapters study particular dimension and trying out suggestions for concrete, the impression of combine layout at the rheological behaviour of concrete, particle packaging and viscosity-enhancing admixtures

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