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Use of Foamed Concrete in Construction

Professor Ravindra K Dhir, Dr Moray D Newlands, Dr A McCarthy


Price: £ 70.00
Special Offer Price: £ 49.00

ISBN: 9780727734068
Format: Hardbound
Publish Date: 28/07/2005
Publisher: Thomas Telford Ltd
Page Size: 234x156mm
Number of Pages: 174

Use of Foamed Concrete in Construction

Description

Concrete is at something of a crossroads: there are many opportunities and some threats.  For those opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects manufacturers and suppliers must focus on the changes that are required to champion concrete and maintain its dominance within the global construction industry.

The Concrete Technology Unit (CTU) of the University of Dundee organised this Congress to address these changes, under the theme Global Construction: Ultimate Concrete Opportunities 5-7 July 2005.

The three-day International Congress consisted of ten Events:

Use of Foamed Concrete in Construction forms the Proceedings of Event 6 and deals with issues such as materials, properties and production characteristics, specification for foamed concrete, applications and case studies.

About the Authors:

Professor Ravindra K Dhir is founding Director of the Concrete Technology Unit (CTU) at the University of Dundee.  A renowned practitioner in the field of concrete technology, he is a member of numerous national and international technical committees and has published extensively on many aspects of concrete technology, cement science, durability and construction methods. 

Dr Moray D Newlands is CPD/Consultancy Manager in the Concrete Technology Unit (CTU) at the University of Dundee. He is involved in transferring technology to the concrete construction industry at a national and international level and his research interests include carbonation of concrete, plastic and autogenous shrinkage of cementitious systems and engineering properties of blended cement concretes.

Dr A McCarthy is a Research / Teaching Fellow in the Concrete Technology Unit (CTU) at the University of Dundee.  After obtaining her degree in Civil Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece she undertook an MSc in Concrete Technology, Construction and Management and PhD at the University of Dundee. Her main interests are in the areas of foamed concrete, use of recycled and secondary aggregates in concrete and concrete durability.

Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Organising Committee
  • Scientific and Technical Committee
  • Collaborating Institutions
  • Sponsoring Organisations With Exhibition
  • Exhibiting Organisations
  • Supporting Institutions
  • Opening Paper
  • Introduction to Foamed Concrete (What? Why? How?)

THEME 1 MATERIALS, PROPERTIES AND PRODUCTION CHARACTERISTICS

Keynote Paper

  • Exploitation of Solid Wastes with Foamed Concrete - Challenges Ahead 
  • Production of Foamed Concrete with High Calcium Fly Ash
  • Designing Mix Composition of Foamed Concrete with High Fly Ash Contents
  • Optimisation of Foamed Concrete Mix of Different Sand-Cement Ratio and Curing Conditions 
  • New Innovative Lightweight Foam Concrete Technology 
  • Investigations into the Air Void Characteristics of Foamed Concrete

THEME 2 SPECIFICATION FOR FOAMED CONCRETE, APPLICATIONS AND CASE STUDIES

Keynote Paper

  • Behaviour and Assessment of Foamed Concrete for Fill and Highway Applications 
  • The Use of Foamed Concrete in Refractories 
  • Heat-Resistant Cellular Concretes Based on Alkaline Cements 
  • Major Road and Bridge Projects with Foam Concrete 
  • Unautoclaved Foam Concrete and its Constructions, Adopted to the Regional Conditions 
  • Assessment of Pre-Cast Foamed Concrete as Support Medium in Deep Level Mining 
  • Stabilisation of Old Mine Workings: A Case Study of the Use of Foamed Concrete in Combe Down Stone Mines
  • Closing Paper
  • Index of Authors
  • Subject Index

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