Lea's Chemistry Of Cement And Concrete

Paperback | June 1, 2017

byPeter HewlettEditorPeter Hewlett

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Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete, Fifth Edition, pays attention to the suitability and durability of different types of cements and concretes, their manufacturing techniques, and the role that aggregates and additives play in achieving concrete's full potential of delivering a high-quality, long-lasting, competitive, and sustainable product. Provides a 60% revision over the fourth edition last published in 2004 Includes updated chapters that represent the latest technological advances in the industry, including, but not exclusive to, The Production of Low-Energy Cements, Cement Admixtures, and Concrete Aggregates Presents expanded coverage of the suitability and durability of materials aggregates and additives

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Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete, Fifth Edition, pays attention to the suitability and durability of different types of cements and concretes, their manufacturing techniques, and the role that aggregates and additives play in achieving concrete's full potential of delivering a high-quality, long-lasting, competitive, and sustaina...

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Since 1935,Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete has been the prefect reference for those engineers and researchers just entering the profession as those more experienced engineers and researchers who simply wish to stay abreast of the industry's best practices. Now updated for a new generation of researchers, designer and engineers,L...

Peter C. Hewlett (Editor) is Director of the British Board of Agreement. He is President of the European Organization for Technical Approvals (EOTA) and Past President of the European Union of Agreement (UEAtc). Before joining the BBA in March 1988, he was a Director of Cementation Research Limited, part of the then Trafalgar House gro...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1000 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 1, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0081007736

ISBN - 13:9780081007730

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Table of Contents

1. The History of Calcareous Cements 2. Portland Cement: Classification and Manufacture 3. Cement Components and Their Phase Relations 4. The Constitution and Specification of Portland Cements 5. The Burning of Portland Cement 6. Hydration, Setting and Hardening of Portland Cement 7. Resistance of Concrete to Destructive Agencies 8. Physiochemical and Mechanical Properties of Portland Cements 9. The Production of Low-Energy Cements 10. Pozzolana and Pozzoianic Cements 11. Cements Made From Blastfurnace Slag 12. Microsilica as an Addition 13. Calcium Aluminate Cements 14. Special Cements 15. Cement Admixtures 16. Concrete Aggregates