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Penetration and Permeability of Concrete : Barriers to organic and contaminating liquids - H. E. Reinhardt

Penetration and Permeability of Concrete

Barriers to organic and contaminating liquids

By: H. E. Reinhardt (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 2nd October 1997
ISBN: 9780419225607
Number Of Pages: 344

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This book is an investigation into the barrier qualities of concrete. The transport of fluids, in particular organic and contaminating liquids, through concrete can lead to water and soil pollution. This is a world-wide problem on which there is little published material. This state-of-the-art report redresses the balance and sets out current knowledge on all aspects of the problem, testing methods and indicates the need for further research.

Introductionp. 1
Transport of fluids in homogeneous isotropic cementitious materialsp. 5
Barrier performance of concrete: a review of fluid transport theoryp. 5
Microstructure-based models for predicting transport propertiesp. 41
Immiscible liquids: unsaturated displacementp. 82
Concrete chromatography: miscible displacement in cementitious materialsp. 94
Transport in composite mediap. 107
Transport of fluids in cracked mediap. 123
Classification of organic liquids with respect to the tightness of concretep. 155
Testing methodsp. 187
Transport properties of concretep. 213
Measured transport in cracked concretep. 265
Use of knowledge in practical engineeringp. 325
Penetration and Permeability of Concretep. 329
Key word indexp. 332
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ISBN: 9780419225607
ISBN-10: 0419225609
Series: Rilem Report
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 2nd October 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.38 x 15.7  x 2.57
Weight (kg): 0.78
Edition Number: 1