1st Edition

Pozzolanic and Cementitious Materials





ISBN 9782884492119
Published April 30, 1996 by CRC Press
208 Pages

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Book Description

This book discusses the pozzolanic and cementitious materials, termed as mineral admixtures, including fly ash, blast-furnace slag, silica fume, rice-husk ash, and natural pozzolans. It presents the mineral/chemical composition of the admixtures and their chemical reactions with cement.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Production, Sources, and Utilization 3. Chemical and Physical Characteristics 4. Mechanisms by Which Mineral Admixtures Improve Properties of Concrete 5. Effect of Mineral Admixtures on Properties of Fresh Concrete 6. Effect of Mineral Admixtures on Properties of Hardened Concrete 7. Concrete Incorporating Mineral Admixtures: Durability Aspects 8. Selection of Materials and Mixture Proportions 9. Standard Specifications

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