Chap 01 Fundamentals B

Chap 01 Fundamentals B - Fundamentals of Concrete Concrete...

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Fundamentals of Concrete
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Fundamentals of Concrete Concrete Components Cement Water Fine Aggregate Coarse Aggregate
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Fundamentals of Concrete Range in Proportions
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Fundamentals of Concrete Advantages of Reducing Water Content: Increased strength Lower permeability Increased resistance to weathering Better bond between concrete and reinforcement Reduced drying shrinkage and cracking Less volume change from wetting and drying
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Fundamentals of Concrete — that property of freshly mixed concrete that determines its working characteristics, i.e. the ease with which it can be mixed, placed, compacted and finished. Workability
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Fundamentals of Concrete Cross Section of Hardened Concrete Concrete made with siliceous rounded gravel Concrete made with crushed limestone
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Fundamentals of Concrete Workability
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Fundamentals of Concrete Factors Affecting Workability Method and duration of transportation Quantity and characteristics of cementing materials Concrete consistency (slump) Aggregate grading, shape & surface texture % entrained air Water content Concrete & ambient air temperature Admixtures
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Fundamentals of Concrete Effect of Casting Temperature on Slump
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Fundamentals of Concrete Bleeding and Settlement
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Fundamentals of Concrete Consolidation
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Concrete Hydration ─ is the chemical reaction between the cement and water in which new compounds with strength producing properties are formed. Heat of
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course CM 217 taught by Professor Rogers,m during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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Chap 01 Fundamentals B - Fundamentals of Concrete Concrete...

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