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G032: How to make concrete

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posted on 12.02.2018, 15:11 by Bob Reed
Concrete is a complex material that requires care during the preparation, mixing, placing and curing (hardening) for the final product to be of acceptable quality for construction. This guide describes the main components of concrete, how to combine them and how to use the final mix. It also considers the special difficulties of using concrete in hot and cold climates and mixing concrete by hand.

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School

  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Research Unit

  • Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)

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WEDC Guide

Citation

REED, B., 2017. G032: How to make concrete. Loughborough: WEDC, Loughborough University.

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© WEDC, Loughborough University

Version

VoR (Version of Record)

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2017

Notes

This guide was published by the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) at Loughborough University.

ISBN

9781911252092

Other identifier

WEDC_ID:22605

Language

en

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