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BRE BR496 - CALCIUM SULFOALUMINATE CEMENTS CO2 REDUCTION, CONCRETE PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS Organization: BRE
Date: 2007-09-20
Description: The report provides background information on these cements, and summarises the results of practical work carried out to assess the performance of these cements in concrete. 1 British Cement Association data 2 DTI data indicate that total UK net CO2 emissions were 561 million tonnes in 2005.
BRE - BR324 - AVOIDING DETERIORATION OF CEMENT-BASED BUILDING MATERIALS LESSONS FROM CASE STUDIES: 1 Organization: BRE
Date: 1997-01-01
Description: The bulk of the information contained in the Digest was obtained through BRE site investigations of structures(2). High alumina cement (HAC) (also known as calcium aluminate cement) concrete was used extensively in the UK from the 1950s to the early 1970s in the manufacture of pre-cast, prestressed concrete beams.
BRE BR360 - DURABILITY OF REINFORCED CONCRETE; EFFECTS OF CONCRETE COMPOSITION AND CURING ON CARBONATION UNDER DIFFERENT EXPOSURE CONDITIONS - A ALI AND A DUNSTER Organization: BRE
Date: 1998-01-01
Description: This report describes the results of two projects undertaken to study the long-term carbonation of reinforced concrete. The first was a joint project between the British Cement Association (BCA) and the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to examine the influence of materials and workmanship factors and types of elements on the rates of carbonation under site exposure conditions.
BRE - SD1 - CONCRETE IN AGGRESSIVE GROUND Organization: BRE
Date: 2005-01-01
Description: It replaces the 2003 edition and has been revised to reflect new thinking and changes to British Standards. The main changes are: - a new ranking of cements with respect to sulfate resistance - removal of the aggregate carbonate range - revision of sulfate class limits - simpler requirements for additional protective measures.
ASTM D720 - STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR FREE-SWELLING INDEX OF COAL Organization: ASTM
Date: 1991-09-15
Description: 2This test method is an adaptation of the Crucible Swelling Test for Coal of the British Standards Institution. For information concerning the experimental work on which this adaptation is based, see paper by Ostborg, H.
MANEY - DICTIONARY OF CERAMICS - DICTIONARY OF CERAMICS 3RD EDITION - 3RD EDITION Organization: MANEY
Date: 1994-01-01
Description: My thanks are due to The Institute of Materials for giving me the opportunity to revive Dodd's Dictionary; to Mrs Dodd for permission to use the original copyright material; to Dr R.C.P. Cubbon, then Deputy Chief Executive of British Ceramic Research Ltd, for allowing me to use the Company's library - without which this revision would have been impossible; to the staff of the Information Department there, past and present, who have all shared in gathering the information on which this book is based; and finally, to all my other ex-colleagues and friends in the industry, whose continued penchant for asking awkward questions has been the driving force and reason for that collection.

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