New Materials in Civil Engineering provides engineers and scientists with the tools and methods needed to meet the challenge of designing and constructing more resilient and sustainable infrastructures. This book is a valuable guide to the properties, selection criteria, products, applications, lifecycle and recyclability of advanced materials. It presents an A-to-Z approach to all types of materials, highlighting their key performance properties, principal characteristics and applications. Traditional materials covered include concrete, soil, steel, timber, fly ash, geosynthetic, fiber-reinforced concrete, smart materials, carbon fiber and reinforced polymers. In addition, the book covers nanotechnology and biotechnology in the development of new materials.
- Covers a variety of materials, including fly ash, geosynthetic, fiber-reinforced concrete, smart materials, carbon fiber reinforced polymer and waste materials
- Provides a "one-stop¿ resource of information for the latest materials and practical applications
- Includes a variety of different use case studies
1. An overview of cementitious construction materials 2. Computational intelligence for modeling of pavement surface characteristics 3. Computational intelligence for modeling of asphalt pavement surface distress 4. Expanded polystyrene geofoam 5. Recycling of industrial wastes for value-added applications in clay-based ceramic products: a global review (2015-19) 6. Emerging advancement of fiber-reinforced polymer composites in structural applications 7. Fiber-reinforced concrete and ultrahigh-performance fiber-reinforced concrete materials 8. The superplasticizer effect on the rheological and mechanical properties of self-compacting concrete 9. Trends and perspectives in the use of timber and derived products in building facades 10. Dynamic response of laminated composite plates fitted with piezoelectric actuators 11. Functional nanomaterials and their applications toward smart and green buildings 12. Production of sustainable concrete composites comprising waste metalized plastic fibers and palm oil fuel ash 13. Alkali-activated concrete systems: a state of art 14. Porous concrete pavement containing nanosilica from black rice husk ash 15. Porous alkali-activated materials 16. Lightweight cement-based materials 17. Development of alkali-activated binders from sodium silicate powder produced from industrial wastes 18. Innovative cement-based materials for environmental protection and restoration 19. Comparative effects of using recycled CFRP and GFRP fibers on fresh- and hardened-state properties of self-compacting concretes: a review 20. Corrosion inhibitors for increasing the service life of structures 21. Use of fly ash for the development of sustainable construction materials 22. An innovative and smart road construction material: thermochromic asphalt binders 23. Resin and steel-reinforced resin used as injection materials in bolted connections 24. Swelling behavior of expansive soils stabilized with expanded polystyrene geofoam inclusion 25. New generation of cement-based composites for civil engineering 26. Potential use of recycled aggregate as a self-healing concrete carrier 27. Self-healing concrete 28. Equations for prediction of rubberized concrete compressive strength: a literature review 29. Influence of cobinders on durability and mechanical properties of alkali-activated magnesium aluminosilicate binders from soapstone 30. Fly ash utilization in concrete tiles and paver blocks 31. Problems in short-fiber composites and analysis of chopped fiber-reinforced materials
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