Proceedings of the Fourth Materials Engineering Conference, held in Washington, D.C., November 10-14, 1996. Sponsored by the Materials Engineering Division of ASCE.
This collection contains 179 papers on creating materials and systems for an entirely new generation of safe and durable constructed facilities. Papers also focus on renewing aging public infrastructure through innovations in repair, rehabilitation, and retrofit technologies. Topics include high-performance materials and advanced composite material; smart materials; durability and aging of materials; corrosion studies; testing and mechanical properties; retrofit and rehabilitation of bridges and buildings; waterfront and marine structures; concrete, aggregates, wood, steel and bituminous materials; recycling of materials; field applications; case studies; and research in progress and research needs.