Civil Engineering - Concrete Technology - Discussion


Di-calcium silicate (C2S)

[A]. hydrates rapidly
[B]. generates less heat of hydration
[C]. hardens rapidly
[D]. provides less ultimate strength to cement
[E]. has less resistance to sulphate attack.

Answer: Option B


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Abrar Ahmad said: (May 23, 2018)  
The correct Option should be (d).

Jayprakash said: (Dec 8, 2018)  
Because the %of C2S in opc very low then water react and produce low heat by low hydration.

Abdul Latif said: (Dec 27, 2018)  
C2S contributes in the ultimate strength of concrete.

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