Aggregates in Concrete

Aggregates in Concrete

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Bringing together in one volume the latest research and information, this book provides a detailed guide to the selection and use of aggregates in concrete. After an introduction defining the purpose and role of aggregates in concrete, the authors present an overview of aggregate sources and production techniques, followed by a detailed study of their physical, mechanical and chemical properties. This knowledge is then applied to the use of aggregates in both plastic and hardened concretes, and in the overall mix design. Special aggregates and their applications are discussed in detail, as are the current main specifications, standards and tests.Fourie, C. (2003) Unpublished doctoral research, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Cape Town, Cape Town. Fultona#39;s Concrete Technology (2001) Eds B.J. Addis and G. Owens, 8th edn, Midrand: Cement and Concrete Institute.

Title:Aggregates in Concrete
Author:Mark Alexander, Sidney Mindess
Publisher:CRC Press - 2005-09-01


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