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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310213
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... factors pertinent to important considerations in buildings, namely surface finish aesthetics, flatness, maintenance, repair, fabrication, and service considerations. It ends with a section providing information on concrete reinforcing bar. stainless steel construction corrosion resistance...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790171
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... would be the tallest monument in the world, except for the Eiffel Tower. Saarinen designed an arch that would be 590 feet tall, almost 40 feet taller than the Washington Monument. It would be built of steel and concrete and faced with 426 stainless steel plates. The stainless steel would weigh 886 tons...
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By M. B. Kasen
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1983
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mlt.t62860413
EISBN: 978-1-62708-348-5
... material for land-based storage of LNG; facilities for storing some three million barrels have been constructed. Because the tensile strength of concrete is substantially lower than its compressive strength, concrete structures are either pretensioned or posttensioned in most applications. Both internal...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030023
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... of the hull of the ship as the stray currents generated at the welding electrodes pass out of the hull through the water back to a grounded dc line located on shore. Work boats or construction barges that do welding of structures or pipelines in the water are always careful to ensure that grounds...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... Mesh Welding is a very efficient process for the rapid manufacture of mats, meshes, and trusses. It also makes possible the preassembly of reinforcing bar structures for reinforced concrete building, saving significant time and labor in the construction. To guarantee that the welds will have...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790101
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... a Day at a Time , Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2002 Abstract This chapter describes the making of iconic structures such as the Chrysler Building. It also describes the discoveries of the Nirosta (18-8) stainless steel that was used for the construction of the Chrysler Building...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030184
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... of Portland cement or polymer-modified concrete, and then connected to a low-voltage dc power source. The properties of polymeric anodes used for construction applications are given in Table 6 . Fig. 16 Two views of polymer mesh anodes used to protect reinforcing steel in bridge decks, parking garages...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... assembly Fig. 2 Galvanic corrosion of aluminum shielding in buried telephone cable coupled to buried copper plates Fig. 3 Galvanic corrosion of aluminum in buried power cable splice (copper to aluminum) For each environment, a galvanic series can be constructed in which metals...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910301
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... Abstract The design process is the first and most important step in corrosion control. Major savings in operating costs are possible by anticipating corrosion problems so as to provide proper design for equipment before assembly or construction begins. This chapter describes the role...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910363
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... protection. Hot-applied organisols, or plastisols, again usually of the vinyl family, can also be applied to a surface, typically by dipping or flow coating, to provide a protective film. Powder coatings are being increasingly used to protect concrete-reinforcing rod, as pipeline coatings, and as coating...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... Abstract Steel castings are produced in thousands of designs for different applications. They fill needs in many industries, including transportation, construction machinery, earthmoving equipment, rolling mills, mining, oil and gas exploration, and power generation. This chapter touches upon...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... on cost of fracture to U.S. economy expressed in 1982 dollars Types of materials studied Metals and alloys (including steel, cast iron, and aluminum) Inorganic materials (such as polymers, concrete, ceramics, and glass) Composite materials (including laminated structures, glass fibers...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... composition can occur in some environments; therefore, no one value can be given for a particular metal or alloy. This requires a galvanic series to be measured in each environment of interest. Most commonly, the galvanic series has been constructed from measurements in seawater, as shown in Table 1...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250207
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... production layout and state-of-the-art equipment. It became the most efficient in the country. The first phase of construction was limited to finishing operations, and ingots were shipped in from Johnstown and Lackawanna. Blast furnaces and BOFs were added later to make it a fully integrated plant...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... and the classifications, designations, and grades of available product forms. It also explains how aluminum alloys are used in aerospace, automotive, rail, and marine applications as well as in building and construction, electrical products, manufacturing equipment, packaging, and consumer durables such as appliances...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910237
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... are the most common materials of construction, not because of their corrosion resistance, which is usually fair to poor, but because of their excellent mechanical properties, weldability, and low cost. When used in corrosive environments, steels usually require some form of corrosion protection...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060369
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
...) Carbon, graphite, coke +0.3 Platinum 0 to –0.1 Mill scale on steel –0.2 High-silicon cast iron –0.2 Copper, brass, bronze –0.2 Low-carbon steel in concrete –0.2 Lead –0.5 Cast iron (not graphitized) –0.5 Low-carbon steel (rusted) –0.2 to –0.5 Low-carbon steel (clean...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... pultruded products. Fig. 1.30 Infrastructure applications In construction ( Fig. 1.31 ), pultruded fiberglass rebar is used to strengthen concrete, and glass fibers are used in some shingling materials. With the number of mature tall trees dwindling, the use of composites for electrical towers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... for cracking supported the plaintiff’s case ( Ref 2 ). 7.3 Cases of Sabotage Mechanical Sabotage Two cases involving deliberate damage of multi-strand steel cables are described next. A crane cable broke while lifting a load of concrete into a multi-storeyed hotel under construction, causing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... waters Nuclear power generation Carbon and stainless steel piping and tanks; copper-nickel, stainless, brass and aluminum bronze cooling water pipes and tubes, especially during construction, hydrotest, and outage periods Onshore and offshore oil and gas industries Mothballed and waterflood...