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319 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans ; 30 cm
In our expectations, concrete is always rough and grey. Therefore, how to increase its public acceptance is architects' great consideration. Many architects have tried actively; some mix concrete and other materials in a proper proportion clean concrete surface combined with carefully manufactured wood or metal makes it easier to be acceptable. The perfection and abstraction of concrete are also more influential to those who are familiar to contemporary art trends. Architectural Material & Detail Structure: Concrete examines the proper use of concrete as an architectural and design tool.".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781910596524 20170327
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Vorwort
  • Installationen im Aussenraum
  • Der Innenraum
  • Textbilder
  • Wortspiele
  • Sprachreflexionen
  • Über die Künstler
  • Bildnachweise
  • Ausstellungs- und Katalogteam
  • Danksagung.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
1 online resource.
  • About the Editors Notes on Contributors Foreword Part 1 Modernisation of Precast Concrete Structures Chapter 1. Historical and Chronological Development of Precast Concrete Structures Dr Kim Elliott, UK Chapter 2. Industrial Building Systems (IBS) Project Implementation Dr Kim Elliott, UK Chapter 3. Best Practice and Lessons Learned in IBS Design, Detailing and Construction Dr Kim Elliott, UK Chapter 4. Research and Development in Systems, Components and Connections Dr Kim Elliott and Dr Zuhairi Abd Hamid, UK and Malaysia Part 2 Mechanisation and Automation of the Production of Concrete Elements Chapter 5. Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Software for the Design and Detailing of Precast Structures Thomas Leopoldseder and Susanne Schachinger, Austria Chapter 6. Mechanisation and Automation in Concrete Production Robert Neubauer, Austria Part 3 Industrialisation of Concrete Structures Chapter 7. Lean Construction Industrialisation of On-site Production Processes Part 1. Construction Production Process Planning Prof. Gerhard Girmscheid, Switzerland Chapter 8. Lean Construction Industrialisation of On-site Production Processes Part 2. Planning and Execution of Construction Processes Prof. Gerhard Girmscheid, Switzerland Chapter 9. New Cooperative Business Model Industrialisation of Off-site Production. An Interdisciplinary Cooperation Network for the Optimization of Sustainable Life Cycle Buildings Dr Julia Selberherr, Switzerland Chapter 10. Retrospective View and Future Initiatives in Industrialised Building Systems (IBS) and Modernisation, Mechanisation and Industrialisation (MMI) Dr Zuhairi Abd Hamid, Foo Chee Hung and Ahmad Hazim Abdul Rahim, Malaysia Chapter 11. Affordable and Quality Housing Through Mechanization, Modernization and Mass Customisation Dr Zuhairi Abd Hamid, Foo Chee Hung and Gan Hock Beng, Malaysia Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118876497 20170403
Modernisation, Mechanisation and Industrialisation of Concrete Structures discusses the manufacture of high quality prefabricated concrete construction components, and how that can be achieved through the application of developments in concrete technology, information modelling and best practice in design and manufacturing techniques.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118876497 20170403
1 online resource (xiv, 442 pages) : illustrations.
  • Chapter 1. Engineering Management Chapter 2. Loads on the Industrial Structures Chapter 3. Static Equipment Foundation Design Chapter 4. Steel and Concrete Storage Tank Chapter 5. Steel Structures in Industry Chapter 6. Blast Resistance Building Design Chapter 7. Design of a Foundation Under Vibrating Equipment Chapter 8. Soil Investigation and Pile Design Chapter 9. Assessment for Structures in Industrial Plants.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780081019443 20170313
Onshore Structural Design Calculations: Energy Processing Facilities provides structural engineers and designers with the necessary calculations and advanced computer software program instruction for creating effective design solutions using structural steel and concrete, also helping users comply with the myriad of international codes and standards for designing structures that is required to house or transport the material being processed. In addition, the book includes the design, construction, and installation of structural systems, such as distillation towers, heaters, compressors, pumps, fans, and building structures, as well as pipe racks and mechanical and electrical equipment platform structures. Each calculation is discussed in a concise, easy-to-understand manner that provides an authoritative guide for selecting the right formula and solving even the most difficult design calculation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780081019443 20170313
1 online resource.
  • 1. Introduction 2. Fiber-reinforced polymer composites 3. Composite mechanics 4. Design provisions 5. Provisions for installation, quality control, and maintenance 6. Laboratory testing 7. Field testing 8. Recommendations 9. Design examples.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780081006368 20170410
Strengthening of Concrete Structures Using Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP): Design, Construction and Practical Applications presents a best practice guide on the structural design and strengthening of bridge structures using advanced Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) composites. The book briefly covers the basic concepts of FRP materials and composite mechanics, while focusing on practical design and construction issues, including inspection and quality control, paying special attention to the differences in various design codes (US, Japan, and Europe) and recommendations. At present, several design guides from the US, Japan, and Europe are available. These guidelines are often inconsistent and do not cover all necessary design and inspection issues to the same degree of detail. This book provides a critical review and comparison of these guidelines, and then puts forward best practice recommendations, filling a significant gap in the literature, and serving as an important resource for engineers, architects, academics, and students interested in FRP materials and their structural applications. Written from a practitioner's point-of-view, it is a valuable design book for structural engineers all over the world.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780081006368 20170410
1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations.
viii, 291 pages ; 23 cm.
  • 1. Existence, Experience, and Transcendence: An Introduction to Jean Wahl 2. Preface to Toward the Concrete 3. Commentary on a Passage in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit 4. Hegel and Kierkegaard 5. Heidegger and Kierkegaard: An Investigation into the Original Elements of Heidegger's Philosophy 6. The Problem of Choice: Existence and Transcendence in Jaspers's Philosophy 7. Subjectivity and Transcendence Appendix: A Letter to Heidegger 8. Nietzsche and the Death of God: A Note on Jaspers's Nietzsche 9. Poetry and Metaphysics 10. Order and Disorder in Nietzsche's Thought 11. Experience and Transcendence Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography of Works by Jean Wahl Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780823273027 20170109
Jean Wahl (1888-1974), once considered by the likes of Georges Bataille, Gilles Deleuze, Emmanuel Levinas, and Gabriel Marcel to be among the greatest French philosophers, has today nearly been forgotten outside France. Yet his influence on French philosophical thought can hardly be overestimated. Levinas wrote that "during over a half century of teaching and research, [Wahl] was the life force of the academic, extra-academic, and even, to a degree anti-academic philosophy necessary to a great culture." And Deleuze, for his part, commented that "Apart from Sartre, who remained caught none the less in the trap of the verb to be, the most important philosopher in France was Jean Wahl." Besides engaging with the likes of Bataille, Bergson, Deleuze, Derrida, Levinas, Maritain, and Sartre, Wahl also played a significant role, in some cases almost singlehandedly, in introducing French philosophy to movements like existentialism, and American pragmatism and literature, and thinkers like Hegel, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Jaspers, and Heidegger. Yet Wahl was also an original philosopher and poet in his own right. This volume of selections from Wahl's philosophical writings makes a selection of his most important work available to the English-speaking philosophical community for the first time. Jean Wahl was Professor of Philosophy at the Sorbonne from 1936 to 1967, save during World War II, which he spent in the United States, having escaped from the Drancy internment camp. His books to appear in English include The Pluralist Philosophies of England and America (Open Court, 1925), The Philosopher's Way (Oxford UP, 1948), A Short History of Existentialism (Philosophical Library, 1949), and Philosophies of Existence (Schocken, 1969).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780823273027 20170109
Green Library
When building a wind turbine, you want to make it as tall as possible to capture stronger, faster winds aloft. But taller tower bases become too large to be transported over the road—a constraint that has kept average U.S. wind turbine heights at 80 meters for the last 10 years. A Lab-Corps project undertaken by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has found a potential solution: automated concrete manufacturing.
112 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Green Library
434 pages : facsimiles, illustrations ; 24 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
1 online resource (69 p.) : digital, PDF file.
The primary disposition path of Low Activity Waste (LAW) at the DOE Hanford Site is vitrification. A cementitious waste form is one of the alternatives being considered for the supplemental immobilization of the LAW that will not be treated by the primary vitrification facility. Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) has been directed to generate and collect data on cementitious or pozzolanic waste forms such as Cast Stone. This report documents the coring and leach testing of monolithic samples cored from an engineering-scale demonstration (ES Demo) with non-radioactive simulants. The ES Demo was performed at SRNL in October of 2013 using the Scaled Continuous Processing Facility (SCPF) to fill an 8.5 ft. diameter x 3.25 ft. high container with simulated Cast Stone grout. The Cast Stone formulation was chosen from the previous screening tests. Legacy salt solution from previous Hanford salt waste testing was adjusted to correspond to the average LAW composition generated from the Hanford Tank Waste Operation Simulator (HTWOS). The dry blend materials, ordinary portland cement (OPC), Class F fly ash, and ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS or BFS), were obtained from Lafarge North America in Pasco, WA. In 2014 core samples originally obtained approximately six months after filling the ES Demo were tested along with bench scale molded samples that were collected during the original pour. A latter set of core samples were obtained in late March of 2015, eighteen months after completion of the original ES Demo. Core samples were obtained using a 2” diameter x 11” long coring bit. The ES Demo was sampled in three different regions consisting of an outer ring, a middle ring and an inner core zone. Cores from these three lateral zones were further segregated into upper, middle and lower vertical segments. Monolithic core samples were tested using the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Method 1315, which is designed to provide mass transfer rates (release rates) of inorganic analytes contained in monolithic material under diffusion controlled release conditions as a function of leaching time. Compressive strength measurements and drying tests were also performed on the 2015 samples. Leachability indices reported are based on analyte concentrations determined from dissolution of the dried samples.
1 online resource (24 p.) : digital, PDF file.
This powerpoint is part of the ADPSM Plutonium Engineering Lecture Series, which is an opportunity for new hires at LANL to get an overview of work done at TA55. It goes into detail about the aqueous nitrate recovery line at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
1 online resource.
  • Spannbetonbau - Entwicklung, Bemessung und Konstruktion / Stephan Geßner, Roland Niedermeier, Mark Alexander Ahrens, Josef Hegger, Oliver Fischer, Peter Mark
  • Verankerungs- und Bewehrungstechnik / Thomas M Sippel
  • Herstellung, Verarbeitung und Nachbehandlung von Beton / Harald Beitzel, Marc Beitzel
  • Zement und seine Anwendung / Christoph Müller
  • Gesteinskörnungen für die Herstellung von Beton / Rolf Breitenbücher
  • Zum aktuellen Stand der Technik geschalter Sichtbetonflächen / Klaus-R Goldammer, Denis Kiltz
  • Grundlagen des Faserbetons / Klaus Holschemacher, Frank Dehn, Torsten Müller, Frank Lobisch
  • Polypropylenfaserbeton (PP-Faserbeton) / Frank Dehn, Oliver Fischer, Marko Orgass
  • DUCON® - Mikrobewehrter Hochleistungsbeton / Stephan Hauser
  • Hohlkörperdecken / Andrej Albert, Karsten Pfeffer, Jürgen Schnell
  • Tragende Kunststoffbauteile im Bauwesen / Hans Werner Nordhues, Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Claudia Westerkamp-Freitag, Lukas Wörner
  • Normen und Regelwerke / Frank Fingerloos
  • Stichwortverzeichnis.
online resource (xv, 547 pages) : illustrations (some color)
  • I. Introduction
  • II. Biocompatible Materials
  • III. Tissue Biomechanics and Histomorphology
  • IV. Biomechanics of Bone Growth
  • V. Applications of Biomechanical Principles to Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • VI. Applications of Biomechanics Principles to Oncology
  • VII. Articular Biomechanics.
Medical Library (Lane)

15. The book of me [2016]

1 volume (unpaged) ; 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
79 pages ; 22 cm
"This is a love letter to the poet's home territory: the Boyne Valley, its fabled and blooded river, the port of Drogheda and the mouth of the Boyne at Mornington and Baltray. Susan Connolly is a true original and like all true originals is intensely concerned with sources. These poems reach back to Kells, to Durrow, to Lindisfarne, to the holy books of those places, for the ground of their being. On the page, they negotiate visual spaces that can comfortably fit and ritualize the neolithic, contemporary hostage crises, Alexander Calder, the whammy pedal of a guitar. Symmetrical patternings that recall Persian carpets, traditional embroideries, and intricate folk handwork sit beside witty visual and verbal puns that recall '60s and '70s concrete poetry. Not the least of its many charms are the glimpses in this book of a fugitive Irish lyric poet flitting through the pages." -Paula Meehan.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781848614659 20160822
SAL3 (off-campus storage)

17. Buck studies [2016]

97 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Stagger put work in
  • That loud-assed colored silence
  • The Black woman's tear monger
  • Ecce cuniculus
  • No wake/Too much of fucking everything
  • Headnote to a done poem.
Green Library
1 online resource (468 KB ): digital, PDF file.
NREL's study demonstrated that castable cements on metals are a protective barrier that can prevent permeation of molten salts toward metallic surfaces. The silica-based castable cement Aremco 645-N, when sprayed with boron nitride, can protect containment metallic alloys from attack by molten chlorides at high temperatures (650 degrees C) in short-term tests. Improved thermal energy storage technology could increase the performance of CSP and reduce costs, helping to reach the goal of the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot Initiative to make solar cost-competitive with other non-renewable sources of electricity by 2020.
1 online resource (49 p.) : digital, PDF file.
One function of the Cementitious Barriers Partnership (CBP) is to assess available models of cement degradation and to assemble suitable models into a “Toolbox” that would be made available to members of the partnership, as well as the DOE Complex. To this end, SRNL and Vanderbilt University collaborated to develop an interface using the GoldSim software to the STADIUM<sup>@</sup> code developed by SIMCO Technologies, Inc. and LeachXS/ORCHESTRA developed by Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN). Release of Version 3.0 of the CBP Toolbox is planned in the near future. As a part of this release, an increased level of quality assurance for the partner codes and the GoldSim interface has been developed. This report documents results from evaluation testing of the ability of CBP Toolbox 3.0 to perform simulations of concrete degradation applicable to performance assessment of waste disposal facilities. Simulations of the behavior of Savannah River Saltstone Vault 2 and Vault 1/4 concrete subject to sulfate attack and carbonation over a 500- to 1000-year time period were run using a new and upgraded version of the STADIUM<sup>@</sup> code and the version of LeachXS/ORCHESTRA released in Version 2.0 of the CBP Toolbox. Running both codes allowed comparison of results from two models which take very different approaches to simulating cement degradation. In addition, simulations of chloride attack on the two concretes were made using the STADIUM<sup>@</sup> code. The evaluation sought to demonstrate that: 1) the codes are capable of running extended realistic simulations in a reasonable amount of time; 2) the codes produce “reasonable” results; the code developers have provided validation test results as part of their code QA documentation; and 3) the two codes produce results that are consistent with one another. Results of the evaluation testing showed that the three criteria listed above were met by the CBP partner codes. Therefore, it is concluded that the codes can be used to support performance assessment. This conclusion takes into account the QA documentation produced for the partner codes and for the CBP Toolbox.
1 online resource (47 p.) : digital, PDF file.
The objective of this study was to identify potential chemical degradation mechanisms for the Saltstone Disposal Unit (SDU) concretes, which over the performance life of the structures may be exposed to highly alkaline sodium salt solutions containing sulfate, hydroxide, and other potentially corrosive chemicals in salt solution and saltstone flush water, drain water, leachate and / or pore solution. The samples analyzed in this study were cement pastes prepared in the SIMCO Technologies, Inc. concrete laboratory. They were based on the paste fractions of the concretes used to construct the Saltstone Disposal Units (SDUs). SDU 1 and 4 concrete pastes were represented by the PV1 test specimens. The paste in the SDU 2, 3, 5, and 6 concrete was represented by the PV2 test specimens. SIMCO Technologies, Inc. selected the chemicals and proportions in the aggressive solutions to approximate proportions in the saltstone pore solution [2, 3, 5, and 6]. These test specimens were cured for 56 days in curing chamber before being immersed in aggressive solutions. After exposure, the samples were frozen to prevent additional chemical transport and reaction. Selected archived (retrieved from the freezer) samples were sent to the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) for additional characterization using x-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and energy dispersive x-ray (EDX) spectroscopy. Characterization results are summarized in this report. In addition, a correlation between the oxide composition of the pastes and their chemical durability in the alkaline salt solutions is provided.