6505r3 - CGN 6505 Review Questions Set No 3 Spring 2010 Portland Cement 1 What is the main difference between a hydraulic cement and a nonhydraulic

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CGN 6505 Review Questions Set No. 3 Spring 2010 Portland Cement 1. What is the main difference between a hydraulic cement and a nonhydraulic cement? Give an example for each type. 2. Who invented Portland cement and when? Why is it called Portland cement? 3. What are the typical raw materials used in the manufacturing of Portland cement? 4 Describe the basic steps in the manufacturing of Portland cement. 5. What are the typical size, specific gravity and bulk unit weight of Portland cement? 6. What is weight of a commercial sack of Portland cement in the U.S.? What does a six-bag mix mean? 7. What are the four main oxides Portland cement contain and the abbreviations used for these four oxides in cement chemistry? What other oxides are present in Portland cement and what are their corresponding abbreviations? 8. The oxides in Portland cement appear in compound forms. What are the four main chemical compounds that exist in Portland cement? What are the characteristics of these four main compounds and their contributions to performance of concrete? 9. Describe the hydration of C
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course CGN 6505 taught by Professor Mang during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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6505r3 - CGN 6505 Review Questions Set No 3 Spring 2010 Portland Cement 1 What is the main difference between a hydraulic cement and a nonhydraulic

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