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This book provides a complete and clear introduction to the
use of adhesives to form load-bearing joints in bridges, civil engineering and
building structures.
Recent advances in adhesive technology have led to a rapid
growth in the use of adhesives in load-bearing joints in civil engineering
applications such as buildings and bridges. In many cases, the use of adhesives
can prove more convenient, less expensive, stronger and more durable than
traditional method of joining. 

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The first part of this book address the crucial
factors involved in the formation of a successful adhesive joint, including
adhesive selection, surface preparation, joint design, fabrication and
protection from the environment. 

About the Book

“In many cases, the use of adhesives can prove more convenient”

The second part of the book describes the
growing uses of adhesives to repair and strengthen existing structures, the
growing uses of adhesives to repair and strengthen existing structures, in
addition to describing their use in new construction and applications which are
now being developed for the future. 

The book gives the reader all the
information required to fully exploit the economic and technical advantages of
adhesives.
Professional civil and structural engineers in higher
education and industry will find this book an invaluable source of information
on a technology increasing importance. 
The book will also be useful to graduate
students of construction.

Title of the Book

Adhesives in Civil Engineering

Author of the Book

G.C. Mays
Head of civil engineering Group
Cranfield Institute of Technology
Royal Military College of science
A.R. Hutchinson
Deputy head of joining 
technology Research Center,
School of Engineering
Oxford Polytechnic

Contents of the Book

Part 1
Adhesive and Adhesion
Chapter # 1 : Introduction
Chapter # 2 : Adhesive classification and properties
Chapter # 3: Adhesion and surface pretreatement
Chapter # 4: Adhesive joints
Chapter  # 5:
Specifications, fabrication and quality control
Chapter #6 Application in repair and strengthening
Chapter # 7: Applications in new construction

Chapter # 8: Potential future developments

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