By Peter Hewlett
Lea's Chemistry of Cement and urban bargains with the chemical and actual houses of cements and concretes and their relation to the sensible difficulties that come up in manufacture and use. As such it truly is addressed not just to the chemist and people focused on the technological know-how and expertise of silicate fabrics, but in addition to these drawn to using concrete in construction and civil engineering building. a lot cognizance is given to the suitability of fabrics, to the stipulations less than which concrete can excel and people the place it might go to pot and to the precautionary or remedial measures that may be adopted.First released in 1935, this is often the fourth version and the 1st to seem because the dying of Sir Frederick Lea, the unique writer. Over the lifetime of the 1st 3 variants, this e-book has develop into the authority on its topic. The fourth variation is edited through Professor Peter C. Hewlett, Director of the British Board of Agrement and vacationing commercial Professor within the division of Civil Engineering on the college of Dundee. Professor Hewlett has introduced jointly a extraordinary physique of foreign participants to supply an variation that is a important successor to the former variations.