The mechanical properties of concrete determined in the laboratory include compression strength, splitting tensile strength and flexural tensile strength. The influence of partial replacement of fine aggregates by copper slag on the compressive strength, split tensile strength on cylinders and flexural strength of prisms has been evaluated. The test results showed that there is a possibility of use of copper slag as fine aggregate in
Concrete: cellular concrete of clay- gypsum and invention of light weight concrete Ferro concrete: this concrete is made up of a layer of fine mesh wire saturated with cement. Gunite: or commonly referred as a shot crete. This type or form of concrete is most commonly used in areas where formwork is limited or hard to use. Shoring up exposed vertical excavations, banks or surfaces susceptible to collapse. For example, vertical soil or rock surfaces.
Thereafter, each layer was tampered with 25 strokes of the tamping rod; the strokes were distributed uniformly over the cross-section of the layer. Each layer was tampered to its full depth. After tampering, the concrete was heaped above the mould before the top layer was tamped. When the top layer had been tamped, in a sawing motion of the tamping rod, the top level of the mould with concrete was strake off. With the mould still held down, the excess concrete found on the outside of the mould was cleaned away.
1. Conventional Glass Ionomer cement: Ketac-Cem (3M ESPE, Germay) 2. Resin-modified Glass Ionomer cement: GC Fuji Orthoband (Japan) 3. Polyacid - modified Composite cement: Ultra Band-lok (Reliance Orthodontics, USA) 3. Bands Two types of contoured pre-formed bands for premolars were used in the study.
Portland cement mixed with sand, gravel and water, a process called hydration, is how concrete is created. Crushed stone aggregate fine and coarse aggregates make up the bulk of a concrete mixture. Durability of concrete may be defined as the ability of concrete to resist weathering action, chemical attack, and abrasion while maintaining its desired engi-neering properties. Different concretes require different degrees of durability de-pending on the exposure environment and properties desired. For example, concrete exposed to tidal seawater will have different requirements than an indoor concrete floor.
In and around Pittsburgh, various pillars and materials are used to support structures. The type of pillar to be used depends on a number of issues, such as the structure to be put up and the period such a structure is to exist. For houses, for instance, engineers tend to use thick round pillars, filled with concrete to give the structure in question the support it needs. The cross-section depends on the width and height of the building, plus its intended purpose. Materials used in such pillars include cement and sand.
(Engineers say "Stress is proportional to strain".) In symbols, F = kx, where F is the force, x is the stretch, and k is a constant of proportionality. If Hooke's Law is correct, then, the graph of force versus stretch will be a straight line. Tensile testing experiment Purpose of the experiment: Tensile testing is one of the most fundamental tests for engineering,and provides valuable information about a material and its associated properties. These properties can be used for design and analysis of engineering structures, and for developing new materials that better suit a specified use.The basic idea of a tensile test is to place a sample of a material between two fixtures called "grips" which clamp the material.