Acoustic Emission and Related Non destructive Evaluation Techniques in the Fracture Mechanics of Concrete

Written By Masayasu Ohtsu
Acoustic Emission and Related Non destructive Evaluation Techniques in the Fracture Mechanics of Concrete
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 March 2015
  • ISBN : 1782423451
  • Pages : 318 pages
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Download or read book entitled Acoustic Emission and Related Non destructive Evaluation Techniques in the Fracture Mechanics of Concrete by author: Masayasu Ohtsu which was release on 28 March 2015 and published by Woodhead Publishing with total page 318 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The development of NDT (non-destructive testing) techniques used for the inspection of concrete structures is currently in high demand, because many existing structures have become aged and deteriorated in service. In order to formulate predictions on their stability and to estimate their safety, it is necessary to identify damage signals and to determine their causes. In this regard, the development and establishment of innovative and highly advanced non-destructive methods are required. Acoustic Emission (AE) and related NDE (non-destructive evaluation) techniques have been extensively used to determine crack detection and damage evaluation in concrete. With the move towards a more sustainable society, and the need to extend the long-term service life of infrastructure and aging and disastrous damage due to recent earthquakes, Acoustic Emission (AE) and Related Non-destructive Evaluation (NDE) Techniques in the Fracture Mechanics of Concrete: Fundamentals and Applications is a critical reference source for civil engineers, contractors working in construction and materials scientists working both in industry and academia. Presents innovative Acoustic Emission (AE) and related non-destructive evaluation (NDE) techniques, used for damage detection and inspection of aged and deteriorated concrete structures Contributions from recognized world-leaders in the application of acoustic emission (AE) and NDE techniques used for the damage assessment of concrete and concrete structures With the move towards a more sustainable society, and the need to extend the long-term service life of infrastructure and damage due to recent earthquakes, this book is of critical importance An essential knowledge resource for civil engineers, contractors working in construction and materials scientists working both in industry and academia

Acoustic Emission and Related Non destructive Evaluation Techniques in the Fracture Mechanics of Concrete

Acoustic Emission and Related Non destructive Evaluation Techniques in the Fracture Mechanics of Concrete
  • Author : Masayasu Ohtsu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-03-28
  • Total pages : 318
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : The development of NDT (non-destructive testing) techniques used for the inspection of concrete structures is currently in high demand, because many existing structures have become aged and deteriorated in service. In order to formulate predictions on their stability and to estimate their safety, it is necessary to identify damage signals ...

Acoustic Emission and Related Non destructive Evaluation Techniques in the Fracture Mechanics of Concrete

Acoustic Emission and Related Non destructive Evaluation Techniques in the Fracture Mechanics of Concrete
  • Author : Masayasu Ohtsu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-10-01
  • Total pages : 330
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : Acoustic Emission and Related Non-destructive Evaluation Techniques in the Fracture Mechanics of Concrete: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition presents innovative Acoustic Emission (AE) and related non-destructive evaluation (NDE) techniques that are used for damage detection and inspection of aged and deteriorated concrete structures. This new edition includes multi-modal applications such ...

Non Destructive Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Non Destructive Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Author : Christiane Maierhofer,Hans-Wolf Reinhardt,Gerd Dobmann
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • Total pages : 624
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : Engineers have a range of sophisticated techniques at their disposal to evaluate the condition of reinforced concrete structures and non-destructive evaluation plays a key part in assessing and prioritising where money should be spent on repair or replacement of structurally deficient reinforced concrete structures. Non-destructive evaluation of reinforced concrete structures, ...

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Marine Concrete Structures
  • Author : Mark Alexander
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Total pages : 504
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : Marine Concrete Structures: Design, Durability and Performance comprehensively examines structures located in, under, or in close proximity to the sea. A major emphasis of the book is on the long-term performance of marine concrete structures that not only represent major infrastructure investment and provision, but are also required to operate ...

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  • Author : Amir Poursaee
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-17
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : Corrosion of reinforcing steel is now recognized as the major cause of degradation of concrete structures in many parts of the world. Despite this, infrastructure expenditure is being unreasonably decreased by sequestration and the incredible shrinking discretionary budget. All components of our infrastructure including highways, airports, water supply, waste treatment, ...

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Science and Technology of Concrete Admixtures
  • Author : Pierre-Claude Aïtcin,Robert J Flatt
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-11-12
  • Total pages : 666
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : Science and Technology of Concrete Admixtures presents admixtures from both a theoretical and practical point-of-view. The authors emphasize key concepts that can be used to better understand the working mechanisms of these products by presenting a concise overview on the fundamental behavior of Portland cement and hydraulic binders as well ...

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  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Erik Stavnsager Rasmussen,Claes G. Granqvist,Volodymyr Ivanov,Habil Arturas Kaklauskas,Stephen Makonin
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-14
  • Total pages : 510
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : Start-Up Creation: The Smart Eco-efficient Built Environment provides a state-of-the-art review on high-technology applications and explains how these can be applied to improve the eco-efficiency of the built environment. Divided into four main parts, the book explains the key factors behind successful startup companies that grow from university research, including ...

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  • Author : Cheng Yu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-27
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : Recent Trends in Cold-Formed Steel Construction discusses advancements in an area that has become an important construction material for buildings. The book addresses cutting-edge new technologies and design methods using cold-formed steel as a main structural material, and provides technical guidance on how to design and build sustainable and energy-efficient ...

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Smart Buildings
  • Author : Marco Casini
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-27
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : Smart Buildings: Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology to Improve Energy Efficiency and Environmental Performance presents a thorough analysis of the latest advancements in construction materials and building design that are applied to maximize building efficiency in both new and existing buildings. After a brief introduction on the issues concerning the design ...

The Utilization of Slag in Civil Infrastructure Construction

The Utilization of Slag in Civil Infrastructure Construction
  • Author : George C. Wang
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-06-24
  • Total pages : 442
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : The Utilization of Slag in Civil Infrastructure Construction strives to integrate the theory, research, and practice of slag utilization, including the production and processing of slags. The topics covered include: production and smelting processes for metals; chemical and physical properties of slags; pretreatment and post-treatment technology to enhance slag properties; ...

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Biopolymers and Biotech Admixtures for Eco Efficient Construction Materials
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Volodymyr Ivanov,Niranjan Karak,Henk Jonkers
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-11
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : Since 1930 more than 100,000 new chemical compounds have been developed and insufficient information exists on the health assessment of 95 percent of these chemicals in which a relevant percentage are used in construction products. For instance Portland cement concrete, the most used material on the Planet (10.000 million tons/year that in the ...

Innovative Developments of Advanced Multifunctional Nanocomposites in Civil and Structural Engineering

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  • Author : Kenneth Loh,Satish Nagarajaiah
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-03
  • Total pages : 404
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : Innovative Developments of Advanced Multifunctional Nanocomposites in Civil and Structural Engineering focuses on nanotechnology, the innovation and control of materials at 100 nm or smaller length scales, and how they have revolutionized almost all of the various disciplines of science and engineering study. In particular, advances in synthesizing, imaging, and manipulating ...

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Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials
  • Author : Kent A. Harries,Bhavna Sharma
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-28
  • Total pages : 514
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications provides a comprehensive repository of information on materials science and the modern structural engineering application of ancient, vernacular, and nonconventional building materials, with leading experts contributing chapters that focus on current applications and the engineering of these construction materials. Opening with ...

Non Destructive Evaluation NDE of Polymer Matrix Composites

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  • Author : Vistasp M. Karbhari
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-06-30
  • Total pages : 716
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : The increased use of polymer matrix composites in structural applications has led to the growing need for a very high level of quality control and testing of products to ensure and monitor performance over time. Non-destructive evaluation (NDE) of polymer matrix composites explores a range of NDE techniques and the ...

Innovative AE and NDT Techniques for On Site Measurement of Concrete and Masonry Structures

Innovative AE and NDT Techniques for On Site Measurement of Concrete and Masonry Structures
  • Author : Masayasu Ohtsu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-05-26
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1782423451
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Summary : The research and its outcomes presented in this book treat applications of NDT techniques to on-site measurements. These on-site measurements have been marginally successful as each technique requires a particular analysis. In this regard, visualization and imaging of results are in great demand for practitioners and engineers for inspection. This ...