Organization, Equipment and Operation of the Structural-materials Testing Laboratories at St. Louis, Mo

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1908 - Building materials - 84 pages
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Page 20 - All tests shall be made in accordance with the methods proposed by the Committee on Uniform Tests of Cement...
Page 78 - Method. — As a method to be followed for the analysis of cement, that proposed by the committee on uniformity in the analysis of materials for the...
Page 17 - SAND. 7 days (1 day in moist air, 6 days in water) 200 Ibs.
Page 17 - F. as practicable, and observed at intervals for at least 28 days. (c) A third pat is exposed in any convenient way in an atmosphere of steam, above boiling water, in a loosely closed vessel for five hours. These...
Page 17 - Pats of neat cement about three inches in diameter, one-half inch thick at the center, and tapering to a thin edge, shall be kept in moist air for a period of twenty-four hours.
Page 4 - ... the report of the joint committee on concrete and reinforced concrete of the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society for Testing Materials, American...
Page 5 - Concrete and Reinforced Concrete was formed by the union of Special Committees appointed in 1903 and 1904 by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Society for Testing Materials, the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (now the American Railway Engineering Association), and the Association of American Portland Cement Manufacturers (now the Portland Cement Association).
Page 17 - Portland cement is to be prepared by thoroughly mixing a number of brands, each of which must meet the following requirements: Specific gravity, not less than 3.10. Fineness, residue not more than 8 per cent on No. 100 nor 25 per cent on No.
Page 3 - The original advisory board consisted of the following representatives of the various national societies and Government bureaus. The American Institute of Mining Engineers: John Hays Hammond, past president, New York; Robert W. Hunt (Robert W . Hunt & Co., testing engineers, Chicago, Pittsburg, and New York), Chicago, 111.; BF Bush, manager and vice president. Western Coal and Mining Company, St. Louis, Mo. The American Institute of Electrical Engineers: Francis B. Crocker, professor of electrical...
Page vii - For the continuation of the analyzing and testing of the coals, lignites, and other mineral fuel substances belonging to the United States, in order to determine their fuel value and so forth, under the supervision of the Director of the United States Geological Survey...

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