Economics Of Light Weight Concrete In Buildings

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Title: Economics Of Light Weight Concrete In Buildings

Author(s): Frank A. Randall

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 27

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 925-943

Keywords: none

Date: 3/1/1931

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.