Practice_Exam_2_Spring09

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Louisiana State University CM3400 (Spring 2009) Mid-Term Exam 2 – Practice 1 Problem 1 ( 30 points ) Question a: Three standard mortar cubes were made using no potable water available at a job site, and three others were made using potable water. The cubes were tested for compressive strength after 7 days of curing and produced the following failure loads in kips: No potable water Potable water 12.3 14.7 13.8 14.6 13.5 15.2 Based on these results, would you accept that water for mixing concrete? Explain why.
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Louisiana State University CM3400 (Spring 2009) Mid-Term Exam 2 – Practice 2 Question b: What type of cement would you use in each of the following cases and why? - Construction of a warm climate such as the Phoenix area - Concrete structure without any specific exposure condition - Building foundation in a soil with severe sulfate exposure
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Louisiana State University CM3400 (Spring 2009) Mid-Term Exam 2 – Practice 3 Problem 2 ( 40 points ) Question a: An asphalt concrete specimen has the following properties:
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This note was uploaded on 06/22/2009 for the course CM 3400 taught by Professor Hassan during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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