King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Department of Civil Engineering
H.W Assignment # 2
Instructor: Dr. Salah Othman Al-Dulaijan
describe the following tests and how they affect the properties of
time (compare different types of cement)
of hydration (compare different
types of cement)
g. Loss on ignition.
the stages for heat evolution in the hydration reaction of cement.
is the difference between density and specific gravity of concrete?
is the maximum allowable limit for chloride for concrete bridges? Is this
limit the same for other reinforced concrete structures, if not why?
is the effect of impurities in mixing waters on concrete performance?
sea water good to use as mixing water for concrete preparation? Explain
why the use of acid waters with pH values less than 3.0 should be avoided
in concrete preparations.
Due date: Monday,
March 13th 2006