Concrete Technology Theory and Practice (Multi Colour)(Paperback)
by M. S. Shetty
Publisher: S. Chand Publisher (2009)
Book Summary of Concrete Technology Theory and Practice (Multi Colour)
Concrete Technology Theory and Practice (Multi Colour) is a reference book for civil engineers that focuses on the subject of Concrete Technology. The author has provided information on various topics that are relevant to this area of civil engineering. Readers will find useful advice on how to differentiate between good and bad concrete, cement testing, quality control, and different types of concrete mixtures. The book also gives an insight into new developments in the cement industry in India and overseas. The contents of the book have special chapters reserved for topics like Durability of Concrete, Concrete Mix Design, Water, Admixtures and Construction Chemicals, and Elasticity, Creep & Shrinkage. The book is ideal for students and practicing engineers.
M. S. Shetty is an award-winning Civil Engineer and professor. He retired in 1989, after working for 50 years as a professional in this field. He has given over 150 technical lectures on similar topics, and has conducted many training programs for site engineers of construction companies. Concrete Technology Theory and Practice was first published in 1982, and has had 25 reprints since then. Professor Shetty has also been awarded prestigious titles and awards. He was honored as an Outstanding Concrete Technologist of India by ICI, and he also received the Meritorious Service Award from the American Concrete Institute India Chapter.