Grade of Concrete

Grade of Concrete The desired properties of concrete are its compressive strength, tensile strength, shear strength, bond strength, density, impermeability, durability, etc.  Among these, the property  that  can  be  easily  tested,  and  is  perhaps  the  Read More

Classification of Concrete and Durability

Classification of Concrete and Durability Concrete is a mixture of aggregate and often controlled amounts of entrained air held together by a hardened paste made from cement and water. Although there are other kinds of Read More

Recycling Waste Concrete

Recycling Waste Concrete Every year millions of tonnes of concrete rubble is generated in this world due to various reasons such as: (a) Distructions of cities during the wars and earthquakes. (b) Rejected precast concrete Read More

Benefits of Using Fly Ash In Concrete

Significant Benefits of Using Fly Ash In Concrete Fly ash in the concrete mix efficiently replaces Portland cement that in turn can aid in making big savings in concrete material prices.It  is  also  an  environmentally-friendly  Read More

Light Transmitting Concrete

Light Transmitting Concrete The fibers run parallel to each other, transmitting light between two surfaces of the concrete element in which they are embedded. Thickness of the optical fibers can be varied between 2 µm Read More

Self-Compacting Concrete

Self-Compacting Concrete In terms of construction, self-compacting concrete (SCC) is a relatively new technology. Since its introduction over 10 years ago in Japan, the concept of SCC has captured the imagination of researchers and practitioners Read More

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