AN INTRODUCTION TO LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE. FOURTH REVISED EDITION

THIS BOOKLET DISCUSSED THE ORIGINS, METHODS OF MANUFACTURE, PROPERTIES, APPLICATIONS AND USES OF THE THREE TYPES OF LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE: LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATE, CELLULAR AND NO-FINES. THE VARIOUS TYPES OF NATURAL AND SYNTHETIC LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATES ARE DESCRIBED (WITH PERFORMANCE TABLES) AND ILLUSTRATED. AUTOCLAVED AERATED CONCRETE AND ITS PRECASTING AND REINFORCEMENT ARE DEALT WITH. NO-FINES CONCRETE, ITS PREPARATION, PLACING, FORMWORK AND REINFORCEMENT ARE DESCRIBED. QUANTITIES AND TABULAR INFORMATION ARE EXPRESSED IN METRIC NOTATION WITH IMPERIAL EQUIVALENTS. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cement and Concrete Association

    52 Grosvenor Gardens
    London SW1W 0AQ,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1970

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 32 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00213185
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 11 1972 12:00AM