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

How the ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards Got its Start

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 3/1/2022

ACI Offers Expanded Support

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 11/1/2021

2021 Special International Symposium on Concrete Pavements: A Tribute to Juan Pablo Covarrubias

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2021

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-339-09: Assessment of a 12-Story Reinforced Concrete Special Moment Frame Building Using Performance-Based Seismic Engineering Standards and Guidelines: ASCE 41, TBI, and LATBSDC

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2020

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

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2020

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