HW1 M&C - are the tests to which a stone should be...

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LOVELY PROFFESIONAL UNIVERSITY Course code: CIV203 Homework 1 Course code: CIV203 Course Title: Construction Materials D.O.A 10-08-2010 D.O.S:14-09-2010 Q 1 Give reasons for the following : a. The Freshly quarried stones are easy to work. b. The porous stones seriously affect the durability of stones. Q 2 What Considerations would guide you in selecting stone for the use in the situations mentioned below: a. Marine Structures. b. Railway ballast. c. Face work of a Building. Q 3 What
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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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HW1 M&C - are the tests to which a stone should be...

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