By Peter Hewlett
Lea's Chemistry of Cement and urban offers with the chemical and actual houses of cements and concretes and their relation to the sensible difficulties that come up in manufacture and use. As such it really is addressed not just to the chemist and people interested by the technology and know-how of silicate fabrics, but additionally to these attracted to using concrete in construction and civil engineering building. a lot recognition is given to the suitability of fabrics, to the stipulations less than which concrete can excel and people the place it may well go to pot and to the precautionary or remedial measures that may be adopted.
First released in 1935, this is often the fourth variation and the 1st to seem because the dying of Sir Frederick Lea, the unique writer. Over the lifetime of the 1st 3 variants, this e-book has develop into the authority on its topic. The fourth variation is edited via Professor Peter C. Hewlett, Director of the British Board of Agrement and vacationing commercial Professor within the division of Civil Engineering on the collage of Dundee. Professor Hewlett has introduced jointly a special physique of overseas members to provide an variation that's a invaluable successor to the former editions.
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26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. History of calcareous cements Cambridge, MA, 1914, and another by F. Granger, London, 1931. Pliny's account is mainly a reproduction of that of Vitruvius. Vitruvius PoUio M. Archetecture, book ii, chapter v. Formerly Tarras, a word of Dutch origin. VioUet-le-Duc EE. Dictionnaire raisonne de I'architecture Franfaise, 1863; vol. vi: 402. Rogers JC. Transactions of the St Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society 1933; 76: 99. EngHsh translation by John Trevisa, 1397.
8. Gary M. Mitteilungen aus dem Koeniglichen Material Prufenungsamt (Berlin) 1907; 25: 11. ) 9. This spelling is to be preferred, as being the modern Italian form. It is adopted by, and will be employed throughout the present work. Other forms, due mainly to French influence, are pozzualana and puzzuolana. 10. Vitruvius Pollio M. Archetecture, book ii, chapter vi. H. Morgan, 20 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. History of calcareous cements Cambridge, MA, 1914, and another by F.
Special Technical Publication no. 127, 1952. 45. PHny. Natural History book 37, chapter 52 (ca. AD 70) (Pliny the Elder, Historiorum Naturae, book 37, Metals and stones in architecture). 46. Not true silex, or flint, but a hard lava from the Alban Hills. 47. Middleton JH. In: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th edn. 1888; vol. xx: 809. RobertsonSmith W. (ed). 48. Details of such constructions are given by A. Leger, Les Travaux publics, les mines et la Metallurgie aux temps des Romains, 2 vols, Paris, 1875.