Manual of Ready-Mixed Concrete  book cover
2nd Edition

Manual of Ready-Mixed Concrete

ISBN 9780751400793
Published December 22, 1992 by CRC Press
256 Pages

USD $220.00

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Book Description

The new edition of this successful manual has been carefully revised throughout to take account of recent changes and to incorporate amendments required due to the publication of the revised BS 5328. This manual provides information on all aspects of the ready-mixed concrete industry, from the basic materials and their properties to the production, quality control and the use of ready-mixed concrete.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Technology of Ready-Mixed Concrete 0. Introduction: History of ready-mixed concrete 1. Materials for concrete 2. Properties of fresh concrete 3. Properties of hardened concrete 4. Mix design 5. Statistics for quality control, mix design and compliance 6. Quality control 7. Sampling and testing ready-mixed concrete Part 2: Practice 8. Production, delivery and quality assurance 9. Specifications and supervision 10. Ready-mixed concrete on site 11. Organizations

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R Anderson and J D  Dewar