Concreting

Hardened Concrete

Factors affecting hardening of concrete

Concrete is an integral part of any structure as almost all structures are built with concrete and steel. From mixing ...
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Compaction of concrete

Compaction of concrete

After placement of fresh plastic concrete, it needs to be consolidated so that it can achieve its desired strength. The ...
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Curing

What is Curing?

Curing is the process by which moist conditions are maintained on the finished concrete surfaces in order to promote continued ...
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Strength of cement and concrete with age

The strength of cement decreases as the age passes. In other words, the strength of cement is very low in ...
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What is Concrete?

Concrete is a mixture of Cement, Sand and Coarse Aggregate (Stone chips) mixed in water. These ingredients are mixed in ...
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Water–Cement ratio

The water–cement ratio is the ratio of the weight of water to the weight of cement used in a concrete mix. For easy placement ...
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Cover in concrete

Cover in concrete is the least distance between the surface of embedded reinforcement (steel bar) and the outer surface of ...
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