Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion


The compound of Portland cement which contributes to the strength after two to three years is

[A]. Tricalcium silicate
[B]. Di-calcium silicate
[C]. Tricalcium aluminate
[D]. Tetracalcium alumino ferrite.

Answer: Option B


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Mahadi said: (Jul 1, 2017)  
Di-calcium silicate gives the ultimate strength of concrete.

Bhuvnesh said: (Dec 22, 2017)  
It is not limited to 2-3 years. Its strength process continues for a long time.

Abdul Kalam said: (Oct 1, 2018)  
Di calsilum silicate is first to reaction then provided to early strength.

Manohar said: (Oct 17, 2018)  
C3s gives early strength.

C2s gives ultimate strength.

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