Tag Archive for Tag: Cement Concrete

Tag: Cement Concrete Portland-Cement Concrete

Portland-cement concrete is a mixture of portland cement, water, coarse and fine aggregates, and admixtures proportioned to form a plastic mass capable of being cast, placed, or molded into forms that will harden to a solid mass. The desirable properties of plastic concrete are that it be workable, placeable and nonsegregating, and that it set in the desired time. The hardened concrete should provide the

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Tag: Cement Concrete Reinforced Cement Concrete (R.C.C.)

Concrete is good in resisting compression but is very weak in resisting tension. Hence reinforcement is provided in the concrete wherever tensile stress is expected. The best reinforcement is steel, since tensile strength of steel is quite high and the bond between steel and concrete is good. As the elastic modulus of steel is high, for the same extension the force resisted by

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