Fall Semester 2003-04 (031)
Homework # 2
C3S/C2S ratio is very important parameter in portland cement chemistry, explain the effect of this parameter in cement properties.
Hydration of cement is divided into four different stages; explain each in terms of heat generated, product of hydration and approximate time duration.
Explain the features of the pozzolanic reaction.
Explain the effect of pozzolan on “pore size” and “grain size” of the hydration product.
What is the effect of pozzolan on rate of hydration and strength gain.
What is the difference between fly ash Class C and F.
What is the effect of fly ash on workability and bleeding.