Introduction to concrete polymer materials

supplement no. 2, Laboratory demonstrations
  • 24 Pages
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  • English
Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Research and Development, for sale by the National Technical Information Service , Washington, Springfield, Va
Polymer-impregnated concrete., Conc
StatementJ. Fontana and L. E. Kukacka.
SeriesReport - Federal Highway Administration ; no. FHWA-RD-76-508
ContributionsKukacka, Lawrence E., United States. Federal Highway Administration. Office of Research., United States. Federal Highway Administration. Office of Development.
The Physical Object
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KGaA. Published by File Size: KB. New theories, models and testing techniques have also been developed to push the envelope of concrete as a building material. The book concentrates on demonstrating methods to obtain, analyse and use information rather than focusing on presenting large amounts of data.

Beginning with basic properties of materials, it moves on to more complex areas such as the theory of concrete durability and corrosion of steel. This chapter discusses the main types of polymer materials.

It briefly describes the molecular structure of important organic polymers and reviews the structure of silicates. Organic polymers are synthesized by polymerization or poly condensation of monomers, which. The book is a current, organized summary of knowledge concerning concrete-making materials, which will enable the engineer/user to make the best possible product using these materials.

Readership Technologists, practitioners, engineers, architects, concrete manufacturers, material scientists, cement scientists, students. Get this from a library. Introduction to concrete polymer materials: supplement no.

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Introduction to concrete polymer materials: supplement no. 2, Laboratory demonstrations. [J Fontana; Lawrence E Kukacka; United States. Federal Highway Administration.

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Politechnika Warszawska, Department of Civil Engineering, Warsaw, Poland Interests: application of polymers in modification of concrete and new polymers including nanotechnology; polymer alternative binder; FRP composites application for reinforcement; resilience and strengthening of concrete structures; improvement of concrete surface properties with polymers; reduce, reuse and recycle of.

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