Concrete Compressive Toughness and Flexural toughness, what is the difference?

When it comes to estimating and testing the strength of materials, people sometimes gets confused between toughness and strength so here is answer to the difference between compressive toughness and flexural toughness.Before understanding the compression and tension \”term\” you \”must\” know what is toughness and strength.First, I would like to clarify that toughness is different … Read more

What happens when super plasticizer is added to concrete?

Since from the start the concrete has gone through several tests, experiments and additions in order to make it suitable for some specific situation and specific condition where normal concrete is not considered feasible or effective.  Admixtures are basically chemicals or compounds that are added in suitable proportion into the concrete in order to change … Read more