Cement Chemistry and Physics for Civil Engineers

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Contents - Preface - I. CONSTITUENTS - Lime - Silica - Alumina - Ferric Oxide - II. HYDRAULIC LIMES - Pozzolanic limes - Burnt hydraulic limes - III. PORTLAND CEMENT - Definition and manufacture - Chemical composition and evaluation - Hydration - CHEMICAL BEHAVIOUR OF HYDRATION PRODUCTS - PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF HYDRATION PRODUCTS - The setting process of cement - The hardening process and the factors affecting it - POROSITY - CHEMICAL COMPOSITION - FINENESS - HUMIDITY - TEMPERATURE - Mechanical strength tests - Volume changes - BLEEDING - CONTRACTION - SHRINKAGE AND SWELLING - Heat of hydration - Water permeability - Resistance to the action of chemical aggressive agents - DISSOLUTION PROCESSES - CHEMICAL DECOMPOSITION - CORROSIVE AGENTS IN CONCRETE CONSTITUENTS - PROTECTION OF CONCRETE AGAINST CORROSION - Frost resistance - IV. SLAG CEMENTS - Blast furnace slag - Blast furnace slag cements - Supersulphated cements - V. POZZOLANIC CEMENTS - VI. ALUMINOUS CEMENTS - VII. CONCRETE ADDITIVES - VIII. SPECIAL CEMENTS - INDEX -