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Title: Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures-CDROM


Publication: Technical Documents



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Date: 2/1/2003

If you do any type of work with concrete, you need the Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures. It covers fundamentals and detailed information on freshly mixed and hardened concrete. It also discusses materials for concrete, such as portland cements, supplementary cementing materials, aggregates, admixtures and fibers; air entrainment; procedures for mix proportioning, batching, mixing, transporting, handling, placing, consolidating, finishing, and curing concrete; precautions necessary during hot- and cold-weather concreting; causes and methods of controlling volume changes; commonly used control tests for quality conrete; special types of concrete, such as high-performance, lightweight, heavyweight, no-slump, roller-compacted, shotcrete, mass concrete, and many more. Applicable ASTM, AASHTO, and ACI standards are referred to extensively. The CD-ROM version also includes links from references in the book provide access to 170 research reports and relevant web sites. Information is indexed and can be searched using keywords or phrases. PowerPoint slides and short video clips are included on this CD-ROM. System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 with search plug-in and Quick Time 6 (both included on CD).


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