King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Department of Civil Engineering
H.W assignment #1
Instructor: Dr. Salah Othman Al-Dulaijan
Student ID #:______________________________________________________
the raw materials used and the steps in manufacturing the Portland cement.
are the main chemical compounds in the final product of a Portland cement?
Give the role of each compound.
explain the various types of cement giving their main characteristics and
explain the hydration reactions process of Portland cement, giving the
products of hydration in order with time.
Due date: Monday
March 6th 2006