Concrete: Properties and Manufacture by T. N. W. Akroyd

By T. N. W. Akroyd

Concrete describes the houses of concrete, its manufacture, and use in development and civil engineering development. a systematic method of the houses of fabrics and urban has been united with a realistic method of tools of building.
The publication starts off with an creation to the houses of concrete. Concrete is a constructional fabric which is composed basically of a binding agent and a mineral filler. The binding agent is a hydraulic cement which develops its power whilst combined with water. Separate chapters hide the manufacture and homes of concrete fabrics; combine layout, i.e. proportioning of assorted materials of concrete to supply the specified houses in either the plastic; concrete production; and quality controls. additionally mentioned are the resistance of concrete to deterioration, floor therapy of concrete, and particular concretes.
This booklet is meant to be important to the coed and graduate engineer in addition to a reference booklet for the location engineer. To this finish the theoretical and sensible issues were mixed in a level stumbled on useful within the author's functional experience.

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