History of Concrete


The Romans used concrete to build major structures, and its use was known for thousands of years before that. After this period, concrete use disappeared until the seveneeth century when engineers rediscovered it and began experimenting with its constituents. Portland cement was developed in the 1820s, and steel reinforcement was introduced in the mid-1800s. During the twentieth century, a variety of admixtures were developed to change the properties of concrete.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON HISTORY OF CONCRETE

Segmental Lining Design using Macro Synthetic Fibre Reinforcement

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Cyclic Damage to PVA Microfibre Embedded in Cementitious Matrix in Alternating Tension-Compression Regime

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Open-Recipe Ultra-High-Performance Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 6/1/2020

It Can Be Done

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 6/1/2020

Design of FRP-Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2020

SP-339-01: Performance-Based Seismic Design of the Tocumen Airport Terminal 2

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2020

SP-339-02: Revitalizing a Community Space Using Performance-Based Seismic Design

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2020

SP-339-04: Efficient Design of Slender Core-Only Tower Using PBSD

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2020

SP-339-06: Analysis and Design of Reinforced Cast-in-Place Concrete Diaphragms

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2020

SP-339-07: Seismic Shear Force Amplification in Concrete Shear Walls for Buildings Under 240’ (73 m) – Performance-Based Seismic Design vs Code-Level Design

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2020

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