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Unformatted text preview: are the tests to which a stone should be subjected before it is selected for building purposes ? Q 4 a. How would you classify the stone for engineering works? b. Discuss the agencies responsible for deterioration of stone.How can stone be preserved? Q 5 a. Can sea water be used for making concrete ? b. The admixtures are sometimes added in concrete. Q6 What are the specifications of good sand for general use in building? From which source is sand preferred and why?...
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