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Basic Construction Materials

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780130896254

ISBN10:
013089625X
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
PRENTICE HALL
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For an undergraduate Construction materials course with a lab component taught in departments of Construction Management/Technology and Architecture. Offering an in-depth introduction to the real-world application of some of the most fundamental materials used in construction today, this informative and practical text reflects the latest industry standards, and fully prepares students for entry into the construction industry or for further study in construction methods, specification writing, design methods, or related engineering programs.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1(23)
The Construction Process
1(3)
Need for Materials with Various Qualities
4(2)
Selecting Materials
6(1)
Properties of Materials
7(10)
Thermal Expansion
7(1)
Thermal Conductivity
8(1)
Strength and Stress
9(5)
Modulus of Elasticity
14(2)
Elastic and Plastic Properties
16(1)
Sources of Information
17(2)
Inspection and Testing
19(2)
Standards
21(1)
Review Questions
22(2)
Aggregates
24(61)
Definitions
25(1)
Sources
26(3)
Methods of Extraction and Processing
29(4)
Underwater Sources
29(2)
Land Sources
31(2)
Rock Types
33(2)
Properties and Uses
35(21)
Miscellaneous Uses
36(2)
Aggregate and Strength
38(7)
Compaction
45(3)
Pavement Base
48(3)
Stabilizing Aggregate
51(1)
Permeability and Filters
52(4)
Tests
56(25)
Size and Gradation
56(8)
Surface Area
64(1)
Weight-Volume Relationships
65(4)
Specific Gravity
69(3)
Deleterious Matter
72(3)
Miscellaneous Properties
75(2)
Sampling
77(4)
Special Aggregates
81(1)
Review Questions
82(3)
Asphalt
85(61)
History
85(1)
Natural Asphalt
86(1)
Bituminous Materials
86(1)
Tar
87(1)
Asphalt
87(1)
Asphalt Production
87(4)
Asphalt Cements
87(2)
Liquid Asphalts
89(2)
Asphalt Testing
91(13)
Asphalt Cements
91(5)
Liquid Asphalts
96(3)
Asphalt Emulsions
99(3)
Air-Blown Asphalts
102(2)
Effects of Temperature and Viscosity
104(1)
Asphalt Pavements
105(1)
Determining Required Pavement Thickness
106(5)
Traffic Analysis
107(1)
Subgrade Evaluation
107(4)
Asphalt Paving-Mix Design
111(1)
Types of Asphalt Pavement Construction
111(2)
Plant Mix
111(1)
Mixed-in-Place (Road Mix)
112(1)
Slurry Seal
112(1)
Recycled Asphalt Concrete
113(1)
Asphalt Spray Applications
114(1)
Surface Treatments and Seal Coats
114(1)
Tack Coats and Prime Coats
115(1)
Penetration Macadam
115(1)
Asphalt Plants
115(9)
Types of Asphalt Plants
120(2)
Storage of Hot-Mix Asphalt
122(2)
Estimating Asphalt Concrete
124(1)
Preparation of Unpaved Surfaces
125(2)
Prepared Subgrade
126(1)
Untreated Base
127(1)
Nonsurfaced Aggregate Roadways
127(1)
Paved Surfaces
127(3)
Flexible-Type Pavements
127(2)
Rigid-Type Pavements
129(1)
Inspection of Mix
130(1)
Mix Deficiencies
131(1)
The Paving Operation
131(8)
The Asphalt Paver
132(1)
Hand-Spreading Operations
133(1)
The Roller Operation
134(1)
Pavement Density
135(4)
Auxiliary Equipment
139(2)
Asphalt Distributor
139(1)
Motor Grader
139(1)
Windrowing Equipment
140(1)
Incidental Tools
140(1)
Asphalt Roofing Products
141(2)
Asphalt Pipe Coatings
143(1)
Asphalt Mulch Treatments
144(1)
Asphalt Joint Materials
144(1)
Review Questions
144(2)
Portland Cement Concrete
146(73)
History
148(1)
Manufacture of Portland Cement
148(1)
Chemical Composition of Portland Cement
149(5)
Physical Properties of Portland Cement
154(1)
Water-Cement Reaction
155(2)
Types of Portland Cement
157(3)
ASTM Type I (Normal)
157(1)
ASTM Type II (Moderate Heat or Modified)
157(2)
ASTM Type III (High-Early-Strength)
159(1)
ASTM Type IV (Low Heat)
159(1)
ASTM Type V (Sulfate-Resisting)
159(1)
Air-Entraining Portland Cements
159(1)
White Portland Cement
159(1)
Portland Blast-Furnace Slag Cements
160(1)
Portland-Pozzolan Cements
160(1)
Masonry Cements
160(1)
Special Portland Cements
160(1)
Mixing Water
160(3)
Aggregates
163(5)
Admixtures
168(7)
Proportioning Concrete Ingredients
175(1)
Concrete Estimating
176(1)
Concrete Manufacturing
177(3)
Concrete Mixing
177(1)
Concrete Mixing Methods
178(2)
Testing Concrete
180(3)
Compressive Strength Tests
183(6)
Nondestructive Test Methods
189(4)
The Rebound Hammer
189(3)
The Penetration Probe
192(1)
Pullout
192(1)
Ultrasonic
192(1)
Placement of Concrete
193(11)
Curing Concrete
204(2)
Precast Concrete Products
206(8)
Review Questions
214(5)
Iron and Steel
219(36)
Structure and Composition
219(2)
Production of Ferrous Metals
221(11)
Iron
223(3)
Steel
226(6)
Steel Tensile Test
232(2)
Steel Protection
234(1)
Structural Steel
235(6)
Structural Connections
241(7)
Riveting
241(1)
Welding
241(4)
Bolts
245(1)
High-Strength Bolts
246(2)
Reinforcing Steel
248(3)
Ferrous Metal Pipe
251(2)
Review Questions
253(2)
Wood
255(54)
Growth of Trees
255(6)
Lumber Production
261(2)
Seasoning
263(6)
Strength
269(11)
Lumber Classification
280(7)
Organizations
280(1)
Grading
281(6)
Special-Use Wood
287(1)
Deterioration of Wood
287(2)
Fire
289(2)
Preservation of Wood
291(3)
Typical Treated Wood Products
292(2)
Glued Laminated Wood
294(4)
Plywood
298(5)
Softwood Plywood
299(2)
Hardwood Plywood
301(2)
Glue
303(1)
Mechanical Fasteners
304(2)
Review Questions
306(3)
Masonry
309(32)
Clay Masonry
309(7)
Brick
310(1)
Tile
310(1)
Raw Materials for Clay Masonry
310(1)
Manufacturing Clay Masonry
310(5)
Strength of Clay Masonry
315(1)
Absorption of Clay Masonry
315(1)
Clay Masonry Colors
316(1)
Masonry Standards
316(1)
Concrete Masonry
316(21)
Raw Materials for Concrete Masonry Units
317(2)
Manufacturing Concrete Masonry Units
319(3)
Strength of Concrete Masonry Units
322(1)
Absorption of Concrete Masonry Units
323(2)
Dimensional Changes in Concrete Masonry Units
325(1)
Mortar
326(5)
Grout
331(1)
Fire Ratings of Concrete Masonry
331(1)
Thermal Properties of Concrete Masonry
332(3)
Acoustical Properties of Concrete Masonry
335(1)
Estimating Masonry Materials
335(2)
Quality of Masonry Construction
337(2)
Review Questions
339(2)
Appendixes 341(219)
Metrics
343(6)
Formulas for Areas and Volumes
349(1)
ASTM Standards Relating to Aggregates
350(43)
ASTM Standards Relating to Asphalt Concrete
393(6)
ASTM Standards Relating to Concrete
399(54)
ASTM Standards Relating to Masonry
453(57)
ACI Standard Practice for Selecting Proportions for Normal, Heavyweight, and Mass Concrete
510(38)
APA---The Engineered Wood Association Design Tables for Glulam Garage Door Headers and Substituting Glulam for Steel or Solid-Sawn Lumber Beams
548(12)
Index 560


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