A Practical Treatise on Concrete and How To Make It: With Observations on the Uses of Cements, Limes and Mortars (Paperback)
This special re-print edition of Henry Reids' book "A Practical Treatise on Concrete and How To Make It" is a guide to concrete and how to use it. Written in 1869, this classic text provides insight into everything a person would wish to know about concrete and mortars, as well as how to make and use them. Topics include: Limes, Puzzolanas, Roman Cement, Portland Cement, Materials AS Aggregates For Mortars, Lime and Cement Settings, Preparation of Concrete, Lime Concretes, Compound Matrices For Concretes, Roman Cement Concretes, Portland Cement Concrete, Mixing Mortars and Concretes, Remarks on Building By Frames, General Observations and much more. "A Practical Treatise on Concrete and How To Make It" is a short, concise read that sheds light on the age old practice of making and using concretes. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.