COMPOSITION AND PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE

A THOROUGH REVISION OF A SUCCESSFULLY USED TEXT, THIS BOOK IS DESIGNED FOR BOTH ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE COURSES IN PLAIN CONCRETE. THE MOST IMPORTANT FEATURE IN THIS EDITION IS THE UP-TO-DATE EXPLANATION OF THE CHEMISTRY OF CEMENT AND HOW ITS COMPOSITION AFFECTS THE MANY CHARACTERISTICS OF CEMENT. IT CONTAINS ADDITIONAL MATERIAL ON LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETES USED IN STRUCTURES AND HEAVYWEIGHT CONCRETES USE AS RADIATION SHIELDS. NEW TYPES OF MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT AND ADMIXT1RES, CEMENTS, AND VARIOUS PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE ARE DISCUSSED IN DETAIL. PART I SYNTHESIZES MODERN KNOWLEDGE OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF CEMENT AND CONCRETE. THIS INFORMATION SERVES AS A GUIDE TO PRACTICING ENGINEER IN SELECTING AND USING CEMENT, FINE AGGREGATE, COARSE AGGREGATE, AND ADMINXTURES FOR A SPECIFIC STRUCTURE. IT COVERS THE PROPORTIONING AND MIXING OF THESE MATERIALS PLUS THE PLACING AND CURING OF THE CONCRETE TO PRODUCE A FINISHED PRODUCT OF SUITABLE AND PREDICTABLE QUALITY AND ECONOMY. PART II CONSISTS OF INSTRUCTIONS FOR LABORATORY TESTS. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 2nd Edition, 529 PP
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    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

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  • Authors:
    • TROXELL, G E
    • DAVIS, H E
    • Kelly, J W
  • Publication Date: 1968

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  • Created Date: Sep 2 1994 12:00AM