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Title: In Defense of the Water-Cement Ratio
Author(s): Steven H. Kosmatka
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 65-69
Abstract:The problems that are discussed by Mr. James M. Shilstone in the article "The Water-Cement Ratio - Which One and Where Do We Go?" Concrete International, V. 13, No. 9, September 1991, pp. 64-69. The historical proportions of water and cement, the origin of several proportions in resistance terms, the proportions used in several studies on the permanence, and the requirements for future investigations focus.
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