Publisher: Ernst & Sohn; 1 edition (April 20, 2015)
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chosen chapters from the German concrete yearbook are actually being released within the new English "Beton-Kalender sequence" for the advantage of a global viewers. because it used to be based in 1906, the Ernst & Sohn "Beton-Kalender" has been assisting advancements in strengthened and prestressed concrete. the purpose was once to post a yearbook to mirror growth in "ferro-concrete" constructions until eventually - because the book's first editor, Fritz von Emperger (1862-1942), expressed it - the "tempestuous improvement" during this kind of building got here to an finish. even if, the "Beton-Kalender" speedy turned the selected paintings of reference for civil and structural engineers, and except the years 1945-1950 has been released every year ever due to the fact that. extremely excessive functionality concrete (UHPC) is a milestone in concrete expertise and alertness. It allows the development of either extra slim and tougher concrete constructions with a protracted provider lifestyles and hence more suitable sustainability. This booklet is a complete review of UHPC - from the rules at the back of its construction and its mechanical homes to layout and detailing facets. the point of interest is at the fabric behaviour of metal fibre-reinforced UHPC. Numerical modelling and detailing of the connections with strengthened concrete parts are featured to boot. quite a few examples world wide - bridges, columns, fa?ades and roofs - are the foundation for extra reasons in regards to the advantages of UHPC and the way it is helping to grasp numerous architectural standards. The authors are greatly fascinated by the checking out, layout, building and tracking of UHPC constructions. What they supply here's as a result a different synopsis of the state-of-the-art in order to useful functions.