Civil Engineering Materials
This book deals with properties, applications and analysis of important materials of construction/civil engineering. It offers full coverage of how materials are made or obtained, their physical properties, their mechanical properties, how they are used in construction, how they are tested in the lab, and their strength characteristics--information that is essential for material selection and elementary design. Contains illustrative examples and tables and figures from professional organizations. KEY TOPICS: Considers all common materials of civil engineering/construction--and looks at each in depth: e.g., physical properties, mechanical properties, code provisions, methods of testing, quality control, construction procedures, and material selection. Discusses laboratory testing procedures for selected tests--provides step-by-step descriptions of laboratory test procedures to determine properties of materials. All test procedures are based on relevant ASTM specification. MARKET: For Civil Engineers, Construction Engineers, Architects, and Agricultural Engineers.
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Weigh the test sample : A ( g ) . 2 . Immerse the aggregate in water at room
temperature for a period of 24 + 4 h . 3 . Remove the sample from the water . Roll
it in a large absorbent cloth until all visible films of water are removed . The
sample is ...
PROCEDURE : 1 . Dry the sample to constant weight at a temperature of 110 °C (
230 °F ) if the sample is lightweight or is suspected of containing appreciable
amounts of material finer than a No . 4 sieve . 2 . Weigh the dry sample accurately
in diameter ) , standard flat - bottomed sample container of metal or glass ( 55
mm diameter and 35 mm depth ( or 3 oz ) for penetration below 200 , and 70 mm
diameter and 45 mm depth ( or 6 oz ) for penetration between 200 – 350 ) water ...
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PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION
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