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.

JOURNAL Articles ON HISTORY OF CONCRETE

Recommended Parameters for the Takeda Degrading Stiffness Hysteresis for RC Circular Bridge Columns

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2022

Post-Tensioned Self-Centering System Efficiency against Extreme Wind Loads

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2022

A Hybrid Particle Swarm Optimization with Dragonfly for Adaptive ANFIS to Model the Corrosion Rate in Concrete Structures

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 7/31/2022

How Admixtures Affect Yield Stresses of Cement

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 11/1/2021

Use of Nanoclays and Methylcellulose to Tailor Rheology for Three-Dimensional Concrete Printing

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 11/1/2021

Effect of Axial Restraint and Loading History on the Behavior of Short Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2021

Post-Earthquake Fire Resistance and Residual Seismic Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Columns

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2021

Seismic Performance of Reinforced Concrete Frame Joints after Exposure to Fire

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Estimating a Seismic Wave Velocity for Exciting the Greatest Anticipated Vertical Deck Displacement of a Cable-Stayed Bridge Subjected to Asynchronous Excitation

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 3/31/2021

Impact Performance of Thin Prefabricated Ultra-High- Performance Concrete Façade

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 1/1/2021

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON HISTORY OF CONCRETE

Data-Driven Decision-Making to Inform Sustainable Performance-Based Specifications

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

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

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