• Concrete Technology
Book Detail
Publication Year 1988
ISBN-13 978-81-7409-241-0
ISBN-10 81-7409-241-0
Language English
Edition Sixth
Number of Pages 718
Preface This book is intended to give all the principles, theories, practices, innovations in field, applications and techniques involved in concrete and concreting. The book begins with the common terms used in concrete technology and gradually provides all details of concrete and concreting fundamentals, properties, its manufacture, importance, various theories viz, theory of hardening, tests, design principles with examples. This book also includes a chapter on Supervision and Quality Control which gaining more attention in all the construction projects. A separate is devoted to various types of concrete along with their importance, properties, etc. Towards end variety of Objective Type of Questions and Answers from the examination point of view has been given to prepare the students for competitive examinations and for better understanding of the subject matter. This book will be useful text for the students of engineering and a source book practicing and field engineers.
Table of Contents *Concrete terminology *Concrete *Cement *Aggregate *Water and water cement ratio *Admixtures *Concrete and concreting *Types of concrete *Properties of fresh concrete *Theories of hardening and properties of hardened concrete/strength *Non destructive testing of concrete *Principles of concrete mix design *Methods of concrete mix design *Supervision and quality control *Prefabrication of concrete *Appendices I.Physico Mechanical Properties of Concrete II.Objective Type Question and Answers III. Correct and Incorrect Methods of Handling and Placing of Concrete IV.Details of Curing of Concrete V. Worked out Example for Cement Concrete Mix Design M 28 VI. Worked out Example for Cement Concrete Mix Design M 40 VII. Requirement of Durability (as per IS: 456) * Index

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