5 edition of Performance and Durability Assessment: found in the catalog.
October 1, 2004
by Elsevier Science
Written in English
|Contributions||Michael Kohl (Editor), Bo Carlsson (Editor), S.E. Jorgensen (Editor), Alvin W CZANDERNA (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||412|
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According to standards, the durability performance of fiber-cement sheets must be evaluated by comparing the modulus of rupture (MOR) before and after durability tests (freeze-thaw, soak-dry, and warm water) are completed. Presents state-of-the-art information on the deterioration mechanism and performance evolution of structural concrete under environmental actions and the design methods for durability of concrete structures working with the topic and the materials presented have been part of the author's current teaching course of Durability and Assessment.
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