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Unformatted text preview: de out must be visually pleasing Introduction Maguid H.M. Hassan, Ph.D. / Fulbright Alumnus Building Materials
Building Materials Today’s Materials
Advanced Composites Introduction Maguid H.M. Hassan, Ph.D. / Fulbright Alumnus Reinforced
Fine Aggregates (Sand)
Coarse Aggregate (Gravel)
Coarse Aggregate (Gravel) Cement
Reinforcing Steel Introduction Maguid H.M. Hassan, Ph.D. / Fulbright Alumnus Concrete
Concrete is basically a mixture of two components: aggregates and paste. The paste,
is basically mixture of two components: aggregates and paste The paste
comprised of Portland cement and water, binds the aggregates (usually sand and gravel
or crushed stone) into a rocklike mass as the paste hardens because of the chemical
reaction of the cement and water
reaction of the cement and water Concrete components:
cement, water, fine
aggregate and coarse
aggregate, are combined
to form concrete. Cross section of hardened concrete made with (left)
rounded siliceous gravel and (right) crushed limestone.
Cement and water paste...
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