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Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers (3rd Edition)

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers (3rd Edition)

Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers (3rd Edition)
By Michael S. Mamlouk, John P. Zaniewski

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Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers, 3/e is ideal for courses in Civil Engineering Materials, Construction Materials, and Construction Methods and Materials offered in Civil, Environmental, or Construction engineering departments.

This introduction gives students a basic understanding of the material selection process and the behavior of materials — a fundamental requirement for all civil and construction engineers performing design, construction, and maintenance. The authors cover the various materials used by civil and construction engineers in one useful reference, limiting the vast amount of information available to the introductory level, concentrating on current practices, and extracting information that is relevant to the general education of civil and construction engineers. A large number of experiments, figures, sample problems, test methods, and homework problems gives students opportunity for practice and review.


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #260695 in Books
  • Published on: 2010-02-27
  • Ingredients: Example Ingredients
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 9.10" h x 1.40" w x 7.30" l, 2.15 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 600 pages

Editorial Reviews

Review

“This is one of the most comprehensive and up to date CE materials textbooks available.”

-Jose Weissmann, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO

 

“This book is very well written and easy to follow.  The contents of aggregates, Portland cement concrete, and asphalt binders and asphalt mixtures are exactly what I need for teaching my transportation materials course.”

-Jie Han, KANSAS STATE

From the Back Cover

"Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers, 3/e" is ideal for courses in Civil Engineering Materials, Construction Materials, and Construction Methods and Materials offered in Civil, Environmental, or Construction engineering departments.
This introduction gives students a basic understanding of the material selection process and the behavior of materials - a fundamental requirement for all civil and construction engineers performing design, construction, and maintenance. The authors cover the various materials used by civil and construction engineers in one useful reference, limiting the vast amount of information available to the introductory level, concentrating on current practices, and extracting information that is relevant to the general education of civil and construction engineers. A large number of experiments, figures, sample problems, test methods, and homework problems gives students opportunity for practice and review.

About the Author

Michael¿S.¿Mamlouk is Professor and Associate Chair (Undergraduate Studies) in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at the Arizona State University's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Dr. Mamlouk's main area of expertise includes pavement analysis and design, pavement maintenance and rehabilitation, and highway materials. He has served as the P.I. and Co-P.I. of many research projects sponsored by FHWA, NHI, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Arizona DOT, and various local agencies. Dr. Mamlouk has numerous publications and is the main author of a textbook Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers published by Prentice Hall. He is a professional engineer in the state of Arizona. He is a fellow of ASCE and a member of TRB, AAPT and ASTM.

John P. Zaniewski is a Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at West Virginia University's College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.

Dr. Zaniewski has 16 years of academic experience preceded by 11 years of practicing engineering. In 1996, he accepted the Asphalt Technology Professor position with the Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty at WVU. Dr. Zaniewski has over 50 publications in the areas of pavement design, materials and management systems. Dr. Zaniewski has co-authored textbooks on Modern Pavement Management and Materials for Civil and Construction Engineering.


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5Good CE Book
By JC
Good reference book for civil engineering materials. The content is very in depth and informative. It is not the most exciting to read, but what do you expect from an engineering textbook. The book arrived brand new and quickly as stated. I have already recommended this book to several students. You cannot beat the price!

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5Five Stars
By Valerie H.
Just what was needed.
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5Five Stars
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Perfect

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