This broad-based, introductory reference provides excellent discussions regarding the hydration of Portland cement, durability problems in concrete, mechanisms of concrete deterioration, and interaction of polymers in concrete. It also covers properties of concrete with added polymers and practical applications of polymers in concrete. The historic background of polymers in building materials is examined, and a comprehensive comparison of natural vs. synthetic polymers is provided and conveniently summarized in a tabular format.... coatings (including surface- preparing materials) Repair materials Anticorrosive linings Deck coverings Location of work Floors for houses, warehouses, ... Concrete roof decks, mortar walls, concrete block walls, water tanks, swimming pools, septic tanks, silos, etc. ... Wall coatings, lightweight aggregate coating materials, cement filling compounds and self-leveling cements for surface preparation, etc.
|Title||:||Polymers in Concrete|
|Author||:||Satish Chandra, Yoshihiko Ohama|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 1994-05-05|