Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion

20. 

Depending on the chemical composition and mechanical properties, iron may be classified as

[A]. cast iron
[B]. wrought iron
[C]. steel
[D]. all the above.

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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Devi Charan Dubey said: (Apr 9, 2014)  
Sir,

Depending on the chemical composition and mechanical properties, iron may be classified as three type.

Ramachandran said: (Jan 3, 2015)  
Depending on the chemical composition and mechanical properties, iron may be classified as Cast Iron, Wrought Iron and Steel.

Mounika said: (Mar 31, 2016)  
What is the percentage of carbon content in steel?

Baloch said: (Oct 23, 2016)  
Carbon in cast iron= 2- 4%.

Steel = less then 2, more then 0.15% (depending on steel type).
Wrought iron = 0.15.

Gowri said: (Jan 31, 2018)  
Thanks @Baloch.

Parveen Dhull said: (Aug 17, 2019)  
For wrought iron the carbon content is 0.25%, not the 0.15%.

Manoj V said: (Nov 13, 2020)  
For wrought iron the carbon content range from;
0.15% to <= 0.25%.

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