Kansas Engineering Experiment Station Bulletin, Issues 9-31

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State University of Agriculture and Applied Science, Engineering Experiment Station, 1918 - Engineering
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Page 1 - Therefore, when we build, let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight, nor for present use alone; let it be such work as our descendants will thank us for, and let us think...
Page 30 - All else for which the builders sacrificed, has passed away — all their living interests, and aims, and achievements. We know not for what they laboured, and we see no evidence of their reward. Victory, wealth, authority, happiness— all have departed, though bought by many a bitter sacrifice. But of them, and their life and their toil upon the earth, one reward, one evidence, is left to us in those gray heaps of deep-wrought stone. They have taken with them to the grave their powers, their honours,...
Page 12 - Mortar briquettes, cylinders or prisms, consisting of one part by weight of Portland cement and three parts by weight * of fine aggregate, mixed and tested in accordance with the methods described in the Standard Specifications and Tests for Portland Cement...
Page 12 - Aggregates shall not contain strong alkali or organic material which gives a color darker than the standard color when tested in accordance with the "Standard Method of Test for Organic Impurities in Sands for Concrete" (Serial Designation: C 40-27) of the American Society for Testing Materials.
Page 11 - Fine aggregate shall consist of sand, stone screenings, or other inert materials with similar characteristics, or a combination thereof, having clean, hard, strong, durable, uncoated grains and free from injurious amounts of dust, lumps, soft or flaky particles, shale, alkali, organic matter, loam or other deleterious substances.
Page 1 - Let it not be for present delight, nor for present use alone; let it be such work as our descendants will thank us for, and let us think, as we lay stone on stone, that a time is to come when those stones will be held sacred because our hands have touched them, and that men will say as they look upon the labour and wrought substance of them, "See! this our fathers did for us.
Page 23 - ... house and lot, and 10 per cent should probably be the upper limit. If all improvements have been made, the cost of the lot frequently runs up to 20 per cent but would rarely exceed 25 per cent.* Twenty per cent for improved land is a fair average figure.
Page 57 - Briquettes that are manifestly faulty, or which give strengths differing more than 15 per cent, from the average value of all test pieces made from the same sample and broken at the same period, shall not be considered in determining the tensile strength.
Page 3 - ... for this work shall consist of approved, sound, tough, durable stone, free from clay, loam, or other foreign substances. The pieces shall be approximately rectangular in section, having a depth...
Page 13 - Coarse aggregate shall consist of crushed stone, gravel, slag, or other approved inert materials with similar characteristics, or combinations thereof, having clean, hard, strong, durable, uncoated particles, free * Adopted by letter ballot following the 1930 convention.

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