This fourth edition of a McGraw-Hill classic in building and construction will bring the most up-to-date information on all aspects of concrete technology and construction. A new section included on high strength concrete; new additives such as silca fume will be discussed; new technical advances and techniques available since the third edition was written; and codes and standards updated including the 1995 concrete building code. Selected chapters are being eliminated to tighten up the handbook and make it more attractive to the concrete industry.
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"A thorough look at concrete construction."--Construction Data. The Bible of the industry, Concrete Construction Handbook has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the entire range of modern concrete technology and advanced practices. Professionals who turn to these pages will find extensively revised sections on materials, formwork and shoring, batching, mixing and transporting, finishing and curing, special concrete, and leading-edge building construction systems. Packed with the most needed concrete information and liberally illustrated with figures, tables, and graphs, this essential handbook features 13 easy-access parts in straightforward, nontechnical language. Updates through the 1995 ACI Concrete Building Code. All new material on high-stength concrete. Earthquake-resistant design innovations. Repair techniques developed after the Northridge earthquake. The latest on finishing, curing, special surface treatments, and ornamental concrete. New corrosion protection techniques. Form, testing, and equipment developments. And much more.
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