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Composition of cement | Functions – civil learners

Composition of cement: The two basic ingredients of cement are argillaceous and calcareous. The composition of ordinary cement and ingredients are as follows: Ingredients Normal range in  % Typical Composition             % 1)Lime (Cao)                                         60-70%                       62 2)Silica (SiO2)    17-25%…

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Classification of cement – Civil learners

Classification of cement INTRODUCTION: Cement is broadly described as a material having an adhesive and cohesive property with the capacity to bond the material like stone, bricks, building blocks, etc. Cement is a binder, a substance that sets and hardens independently, and can bind other materials together. Cements are inorganic material that shows the cementing…