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Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete, Fourth Edition - Peter Hewlett

Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete, Fourth Edition

Paperback Published: 12th November 2003
ISBN: 9780750662567
Number Of Pages: 1092

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Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete deals with the chemical and physical properties of cements and concretes and their relation to the practical problems that arise in manufacture and use. As such it is addressed not only to the chemist and those concerned with the science and technology of silicate materials, but also to those interested in the use of concrete in building and civil engineering construction. Much attention is given to the suitability of materials, to the conditions under which concrete can excel and those where it may deteriorate and to the precautionary or remedial measures that can be adopted.
First published in 1935, this is the fourth edition and the first to appear since the death of Sir Frederick Lea, the original author. Over the life of the first three editions, this book has become the authority on its subject. The fourth edition is edited by Professor Peter C. Hewlett, Director of the British Board of Agrement and visiting Industrial Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Dundee. Professor Hewlett has brought together a distinguished body of international contributors to produce an edition which is a worthy successor to the previous editions.

'In maintaining the currency, calibre continuity and content of the work there is the monumental task of integrating the output of so many individuals into a coherent and comprehensive whole. Peter Hewlett has achieved that successfully....I have little doubt that Frederick Lea himself would have approved,'

Professor George Somerville, British Cement Association, UK

The History of Calcareous Cements
Portland Cement: Classification and Manufacture Cement
Components and Their Phase Relations
The Constitution and Specification of Portland Cements
The Burning of Portland Cement
Hydration, Setting and Hardening of Portland Cement
Resistance of Concrete to Destructive Agencies
Physiochemical and Mechanical Properties of Portland Cement
The Production of Low-Energy Cements
Pozzolana and Pozzolanic Cements
Cements made from Blastfurnace Slag Microsilica as an Addition Calcium
Alluminate Cements
Special Cements
Cement Admixtures
Concrete Aggregates
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ISBN: 9780750662567
ISBN-10: 0750662565
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1092
Published: 12th November 2003
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 17.1  x 4.95
Weight (kg): 1.61
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised