Test Bank ( Download Only ) for Civil Engineering Materials | 1st Edition | Sivakugan
Test Bank ( Download Only ) for Civil Engineering Materials | 1st Edition | Nagaratnam Sivakugan | Carthigesu T. Gnanendran | Rabin Tuladhar | M. Bobby Kannan | ISBN-10: 1305638786 | ISBN-13: 9781305638785
ISBN-10: 1305638786 | ISBN-13: 9781305638785
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction. Stress-strain relations and constitutive models. Types of loadings. Special loading situations. Strain-displacement relations. Equation of Equilibrium. Laboratory measurements and measuring devices. Material variability and sample statistics. Numerical modeling. Standards, units, and safety. Sustainability. Summary. Exercises.
2. CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS.
Introduction. Atomic structure and bonding. Arrangement of atoms. Classification of materials. Imperfections in materials. Strengthening in materials. Characterization of materials. Summary. Exercises. References.
Introduction. Civil engineering applications. Formation of soils. Soils versus other engineering materials. Soil classification. Compaction and earthworks. Permeability. Strength and stiffness. Measurement of soil properties. New materials. Summary. Exercises. References.
Introduction. Rock engineering applications. Common rocks in construction. Rock mass and intact rock. Strength and stiffness of intact rocks. Laboratory tests for intact rocks. Field tests for rocks. Rock mass classification. Rockfills. Summary. Exercises. References.
Introduction. Origin, geology, and classification of parent rocks. Properties and testing of aggregates. Uses of aggregates. Lightweight and heavyweight aggregates. Aggregates from industrial by-products and waste. Handling, transportation, and storage of aggregates. Summary. Exercises. References.
Introduction. Types of geosynthetics, polymers used, manufacture, and common use. Properties and testing of geosynthetics. Functions, mechanisms, and engineering applications. Selection of geosynthetics. Summary. Exercises. References.
7. ASPHALT CEMENT AND HOT MIX ASPHALT CONCRETE.
Introduction. Types of asphalt cement or bituminous materials. Common asphalt cement products and their grading. Typical uses of asphaltic materials. Properties and testing of asphalt cement. Overview of pavements. Bituminous surfacing treatments and sealing in pavements. Asphalt concrete. Use of additives and recycling. Summary. Exercises. References.
8. CEMENT AND CONCRETE.
Introduction. Constituents of concrete. Different stages of concrete. Properties of fresh concrete. Site practice of concrete. Properties of hardened concrete. Concrete mix design. Summary. Exercises. References.
9. METALS AND ALLOYS.
Introduction. Ferrous alloys. Nonferrous metals and alloys. Types of failures. Summary. Exercises. References.
Introduction. Advantages of steel. Limitations of steel. Iron- and steel-making. Wrought iron. Cast iron. Carbon steel. Structural steel. Heat treatment of steel. Mechanical properties of steel. Summary. Exercises. References.
11. POLYMERS, CERAMICS, AND COMPOSITES.
Introduction. Polymers. Ceramics. Composites. Summary. Exercises, References.
Introduction. Advantages of lumber. Limitations of wood. Structure of wood. Types of wood. Chemical composition of wood. Anisotropic behavior of wood. Conversion and processing of wood. Seasoning of wood. Defects in wood. Degradation of wood and preservative treatment. Physical properties of wood. Mechanical properties of lumber. Engineered lumber products. Summary. Exercises. References.
13. SUSTAINABLE USE OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS.
Introduction. Sustainable development. Sustainability of construction materials. Summary. Exercises. References.
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