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INTEGRAL BRIDGES Integral bridges in simple words can be defined as bridges without joints. Integral bridges are characterized by monolithic connection between the deck and the substructure (piers and abutments). They span from ...

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Cement Types and Characteristics of Cements

Types of Portland Cement • Different types of Portland cement are manufactured to meet the requirements for specific purposes • The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Designation C150 specifies the following eight types of Portland cementTypeNameType INormalType IANormal, ...

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Design of Steel Tanks

Design of Steel Tanks The steel tanks are defined as vessels made of steel plates. The steel tanks are ...

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Geotextile is defined as a permeable textile material used in contact with soil, rock, earth etc as an integral part of civil engineering project, structure or system It may be of natural materials such as jute,coir,cotton etc. Or of synthetic polymers such ...

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DURABILITY OF CONCRETEConcrete durability has been defined by the American Concrete Institute as its resistance to weathering action, chemical attack, abrasion and other degradation processes.Durability is the ability to ...

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