Civil Engineering - Concrete Technology - Discussion


Cement used for normal concrete construction, is obtained by burning a mixture of

[A]. silicious and argillaceous materials
[B]. argilaceous and calcareous materials
[C]. silicious and catcareous materials
[D]. silicious, argillaceous and calcareous materials
[E]. none of these.

Answer: Option D


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Adnan said: (Jul 26, 2016)  
I think the right answer is option B.

Sowmya said: (Oct 6, 2016)  
Can you please briefly give an explanation on the different materials in cement and their action?

Niranjan said: (Nov 26, 2016)  
Yes, option B is correct. Agree @Mounika.

S Shiva Kumar said: (Nov 7, 2017)  
It is given on the base of coefficient of expansion.

Silicious = high coefficient of expantion.
Argillaceous = medium.
Calcareous = less.

Ray said: (Jun 14, 2018)  
The Correct option should be B.

Chethan said: (Aug 14, 2018)  
Option B is the correct answer. I also agree.

Talib said: (Dec 2, 2018)  
Yes, it should be option B.

Prasanta said: (Dec 30, 2018)  
Silica & lime should be used so options C is correct.

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