This fifth edition has been completely revised to take account of the many changes in the technology of concrete; it includes up-to-date research information and major changes in concrete codes of practice. SI units have been incorporated. The chapters are arranged as follows: properties of concrete, aggregates, cement, admixtures, water/cement ratio and workability, design of concrete mixes, batching aggregates, cement and water, mixing and transporting concrete, ready-mixed concrete, preparation and joints, placing concrete, compaction of concrete, curing concrete, concreting in cold weather, concreting in hot weather, surface finishing of concrete, formwork, reinforcement, prestressed concrete, road construction, piles, fluid retaining structures, dams and tunnels, precast concrete products, lightweight concrete, floors and floor surfaces, durability of concrete, and quality control inspection and testing. Two appendices contain data on: variations in cube strengths, and metric, imperial and American equivalents. (TRRL) IRRD abstract no 48024.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Arnold (Edward) Publishers, Limited

    41 Bedford Square
    London,   England 
  • Authors:
    • MURDOCK, L J
    • Brook, K M
  • Publication Date: 1979

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 442 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00319232
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1996 12:00AM