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Heat of hydration of Bogue compounds - Maximum heat of hydration

Cement is a vital building material used in the construction of roads, bridges, and buildings around the world. While most people are familiar with cement and its uses, few are aware of the secret ingredient that gives it its unique properties: Bogues compound.In this blog post, we’ll explore what Bogues compound is, why it’s added to cement, the heat of hydration for both cement…
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Excavator For Sale: A Comprehensive Buyers Guide

Much to excavate but can’t find the right piece of machinery?Look no further. Kubota has been the industry leader in excavation since the start of this technology and they have many an excavator for sale.Whatever your personal excavation needs, there is an excavator to…
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300+ Civil Engineering Interview Questions You must Prepare for

Applying for a Job in Construction and Civil Engineering industry and field is full of challenges and hardships. However, with proper planning you can get your dream job with ease. Today we are going to share you some of the very common and must to know Civil Engineering Interview Questions.300+ Civil Engineering Interview Questions You must Prepare forFrom these interview questions…
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Are diaphragms necessary in the design of concrete box girder bridges?

Diaphragms are adopted in concrete box girder bridges to transfer loads from bridge decks to bearings. Since the depth of diaphragms normally exceeds the width by two times, they are usually designed as deep beams. However, diaphragms may not be necessary in case bridge bearings are placed directly under the webs because loads in bridge decks can be directly transferred to the bearings based on…
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In the design of a simply supported skew bridge, which direction of reinforcement should be provided?

In the conventional design of steel reinforcement for a simply supported skew bridge, a set of reinforcement is usually placed parallel to free edge while the other set is designed parallel to the fixed edge. However, this kind of arrangement is not the most efficient way of placing the reinforcement. The reason is that in some parts of the bridge, the moment of resistance is provided by an obtuse…
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