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Title: Economics Of Light Weight Concrete In Buildings
Author(s): Frank A. Randall
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 925-943
Abstract:In the last few years several aggregates have been developed to produce lighter weight concretes, in addition to cinders which have been used extensively in some localities for many year. The desirability of an aggregate to produce a lighter weight concrete is usually prompted by relative costs. With unit costs and strengths of the concretes equal, in general of course, the lighter concrete will produce the cheaper frame.
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