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Offering an in-depth introduction to the real-world application of some of the most fundamental materials used in construction today, this informative and practical book reflects the latest industry standards from ASTM and ACI. Comprehensive coverage of the industry's most current standards and how they relate to basic construction materials. Basic material coverage considers some of the most commonly used materials in construction–aggregates, asphalt and asphalt concrete, Portland cement and Portland cement concrete, masonry, ferrous metals, and wood. The book covers for each material, how they are selected and tested, their properties and uses, methods of extraction and processing, auxiliary equipment, and more. Fully prepares readers for entry into the construction industry or for further study in construction methods, specification writing, design methods, or related engineering programs.
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This book is an in-depth introduction covering some of the basic materials used in construction. Thorough coverage of text material as well as industry standards provides preparation for further study in construction methods, specification writing, design methods, and so forth.From the Back Cover:
This new edition of a classic presents in-depth coverage of the most important materials used in the construction industry—aggregates, asphalt, asphalt concrete, masonry, Portland cement, Portland cement concrete, ferrous metals, and wood. Metric information is included for those engaged in international work, U.S. government work, or any job requiring metric analysis. The text reflects the latest industry standards and fully prepares students for entry into the construction industry or for further study in construction methods.Some of the key features include:
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