“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
: This introduction gives readers 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 various materials used by civil and construction engineers are all covered in one useful reference.KEY TOPICS
: Materials Engineering Concepts; Nature of Materials; Steel; Aluminum; Aggregates; Portland Cement; Portland Cement Concrete; Masonry; Asphalt and Asphalt Mixtures; Wood; Composites.MARKET
: The various materials used by civil and construction engineers are all covered in this useful reference.