Analytical techniques for hydraulic cements and concrete
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Analytical techniques for hydraulic cements and concrete [papers] by Symposium on Analytical Techniques as Applied to Hydraulic Cements and Concrete (1965 Lafayette, Ind.)

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Published by American Society for Testing and Materials in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Portland cement -- Congresses.,
  • Concrete -- Chemistry -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

SeriesASTM special technical publication,, no. 395
ContributionsAmerican Society for Testing and Materials. Committee C-1 on Cement.
LC ClassificationsTA434 .S966 1965aa
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p.
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5983019M
LC Control Number66012291

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Use of Infrared Spectrophotometry for the Detection and Identification of Organic Additions in Cement and Admixtures in Hardened Concrete. Quantitative X-ray Diffraction Measurements by Fast Scanning. Substitution of Alkali Oxides in Tricalcium Aluminate. Determination of Acetate Additions in Cement by Gas Chromatography. This book will be a guide to analytical techniques used in cement and concrete examinations, intended for technical managers and others who commission investigations into cementitious materials. (Note: it is not a detailed laboratory guide). Volume 74 of Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry presents in-depth studies of the mineralogy of calcium aluminate cements, mineralogy of clinker and hydraulic cements, quantitative X-ray diffraction techniques applied to cement and cement-based materials, supplementary cementitious materials, and deleterious reactions present in aggregates used in concrete such as alkali-silica . Design and Construction Considerations for Hydraulic Structures Roller-Compacted Concrete Second Edition U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation Technical Service Center Denver, Colorado September 7.

  Pre-wet mixer and remove excess water from it. Add water following manufacturer's recommendation and then add the dry hydraulic cement mix. Do not add water once it begins to set. Blend at relatively low speed and be sure to blend only a small amount of cement that can be placed within working time. Outline of analytical techniques used for cement, clinker and raw materials, including X-ray fluorescence (XRF), X-ray diffraction (XRD), thermal analysis and microscopy. Understanding Cement Interpreting Cement Science Since Welcome To The Study Of Concrete! In studying cement and concrete, the combined techniques of scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and energy-dispersive X-ray microanalysis (EDX) are extremely powerful, if used properly. However, they are complex and can appear baffling, especially to anyone just starting out with them. C. Ishee, S. Surana, in Developments in the Formulation and Reinforcement of Concrete (Second Edition), Selection of cement. Selection of the most appropriate cement for an application can be difficult. ASTM C () specifies the use of five different types of Portland cement. The two types of cements applicable to hot weather concrete are the slower setting Type II (MH) and.

  The main analytical techniques deployed were: conduction calorimetry, pozzolanicity and XRD. The results showed that the two metakaolins induced stimulation of the hydration reactions due to the generation of pozzolanic activity at very early stage, because of their reactive alumina, Al2O 3 r− contents, mainly. Abstract. These test methods cover the chemical analyses of hydraulic cements. Specific chemical test methods are grouped as reference test methods and alternative test methods. The reference test methods are long accepted classical chemical test methods which provide a reasonably well-integrated basic scheme of analysis for hydraulic cements and are also required for referee analysis in those .   This book presents a comprehensive explanation of the analysis and design process of the hydraulic concrete structures and their component structural elements from initial design concept to the final construction. It discusses the design philosophy of structures, related to functional aspects and selection of materials of construction, with Reviews: 9. Cement Analysis Construction Materials Consultants, Inc. CMC provides various industry standard tests for quality assurance and evaluation of conformance to the specifications of portland cement, fly ash, ground granulated blast furnace slag, silica fume, lime, gypsum, hydraulic cement, masonry cement, and mortar cement.