Prentice-Hall, 1981 - Concrete - 671 pages
For undergraduate courses in concrete construction. Intended for the second course on concrete materials. This text presents a unified view of concrete behavior in light of a body of chemical and physical principles.
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concrete as a material
historical development of concrete
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addition admixtures aggregate allowed American amount applied ASTM bond calcium calculated cause cement paste changes Chapter chemical coarse aggregate composition compounds compressive strength concrete considerable considered construction containing cracking creep curing curve depends described determined developed discussed drying durability effect elasticity entrained expansion factors failure fibers Figure fine fineness give given hardened heat higher hydration important improve increase initial lb/in less limit loading loss lower materials maximum measure mechanical method modulus moisture mortar nature normal obtained occur particles placed pores porosity portland cement present pressure problems properties proportions range reaction reduce reinforcing relative resistance sand shown shrinkage silicate slump specific specimen standard steel strain stress structure sulfate surface Table temperature tensile thermal Type United values volume w/c ratio weight workability
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