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Title      : Materials of Construction
Subject      : Materials of Construction
copyright © 2018   : Sanguine Technical Publishers
Author      : Manjunath KS
Publisher      : Sanguine Technical Publishers
Chapters/Pages      : 8/182
Total Price      : Rs.      : 129
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Building Stones Total views (435)  
Civil engineering structures are composed of various materials. These materials are termed as 'Engineering Materials'. It is very much essential for a civil engineer to become familiar with the properties of such materials. A civil engineer should have a thorough knowledge of various properties of engineering materials like water resistance, strength, durability, temperature resistance, appearance ......
Pages: 12
Price: Rs 0   
Bricks and Tiles Total views (428)  
The two important materials made from clay are bricks and tiles. Bricks are the most commonly used building material mainly used for constructing walls, columns, roofs, paving floors, etc. The art of laying bricks is so simple that it can be carried out with the help of even unskilled laborers. The bricks do not require dressing. Thus, bricks are the best alternative building material, where it is ......
Pages: 16
Price: Rs 12   
Timber Total views (427)  
Timber is one of the oldest building materials used by the construction industry and it has been used even today. The usage of timber in building industry dates back to prehistoric times. It has been used for bridge construction, in tunnels and many other civil engineering activities.
Pages: 20
Price: Rs 15   
Lime and Cement Total views (430)  
Lime has been used as a construction material from ancient times. Some of the historical structures built in India such as palaces, massive forts, dams, bridges, etc., were built with lime as cementing material. Even today, it has been used in places where limestone is abundantly available. Although the cement has replaced lime to a great extent, yet in view of the increased cost of cement, it is ......
Pages: 22
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Concrete Ingredients Total views (429)  
Concrete is a mixture of 2 materials: aggregates and paste. The paste comprises of cement and water that binds the aggregates into a rocklike mass resulting from chemical reactions of cement andwater. The paste also includes supplementary cementitious materials and admixtures.
Pages: 16
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Fresh Concrete Total views (429)  
Concrete is a composite man-made material and is most widely used building material in the construction industry. In consists of a rationally chosen mixture of binding material such as lime or cement, well graded fine and coarse aggregates, water and admixtures (to produce concrete with special properties). In a concrete mix, cement and water form a paste or matrix which fills the voids of the agg ......
Pages: 34
Price: Rs 25.5   
Hardened Concrete Total views (444)  
Freshly mixed concrete before set is known as wet or green concrete whereas after setting and hardening it is known as 'set or hardened concrete'. This chapter deals with the properties of hardened concrete.
Pages: 42
Price: Rs 31.5   
Other Materials Total views (440)  
Engineering materials subject is so vast that just a mere introduction of each material would require many books. However, we shall try to look into some of the important materials that are used in the construction industry in this chapter.
Pages: 20
Price: Rs 15   

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