3501r3 - 6. What are isolation joint, construction joint...

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5 CGN 3501 REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR TEST NO. 1- SET NO. 3 Fall 2010 Batching, Mixing and Transporting of Concrete 1. How do we ensure uniformity in batching for a concrete mix? 2. How long should we mix a concrete mixture? 3. What are the different ways concrete can be batched, mixed and transported to the job site? What are the different kinds of truck used to transport concrete to the job site? 4. What is "false set"? What could we do if a concrete false set? How could false set be prevented? Conveying, Placement and Finishing of Concrete 1. What are the different equipment used to convey fresh concrete at the construction site? 2. What are a few effective measures to reduce segregation of fresh concrete during placement? 3. How do we consolidate the fresh concrete that is placed? 4. What the basic steps in finishing a concrete slab? Describe the purpose of each step. 5. How can we produce the different textures in the concrete surface?
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Unformatted text preview: 6. What are isolation joint, construction joint & control (or contraction) joint? What is the main purpose of each joint and how is it constructed? Curing of Concrete 1. Why is it important that a concrete be properly cured? What is the basic principle to follow to ensure proper curing of concrete? 2. Describe the following curing methods: (A) Sprinkling (B) Wet covering (C) Ponding (D) Waterproof covers (E) steam curing Special Considerations in Concreting 6 1. What are the effects of using sea water as mixing water in concrete? 2. What are the effects of hot weather on concreting? What are the appropriate measures to be taken in hot weather concreting? Explain how each measure (or method) works. 3. What are the effects of cold weather on concrete and the appropriate measures to be taken? Explain how each measure works....
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course CGN 3501 taught by Professor Mang during the Fall '10 term at University of Florida.

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