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4.1 Introduction 4/3 4.5 Paint for steel 4/24


4.1.1 Standards and codes of practice 4/3 4.5.1 Zinc coatings 4/24
4.5.2 Surface preparation 4/24
4.2 Concrete 4/3 4.5.3 Preparation of galvanized or other zinc-
4.2.1 Cement 4/3 coated surfaces 4/26
4.2.2 Aggregates 4/5 4.5.4 Coating types 4/26
4.2.3 Admixtures 4/7
4.2.4 Concrete mix design 4/8 Standards and codes of practice referred to in Chapter 4/27
4.2.5 Properties of hardened concrete 4/9
4.2.6 Curing 4/14 Other standards 4/28
4.2.7 Concreting in hot, arid climates 4/14
References 4/28
4.2.8 Reinforcement and prestressed steel 4/14
Bibliography 4/28
4.3 Concrete testing 4/14
4.3.1 Workability tests 4/14
4.3.2 Strength tests 4/16
4.3.3 Accelerated strength tests 4/16
4.3.4 Tests on cores 4/16
4.3.5 Nondestructive strength tests 4/16
4.3.6 Tests on aggregates 4/16
4.3.7 Measurement of entrained air 4/17
4.3.8 Analysis of fresh concrete 4/17
4.3.9 Analysis of hardened concrete 4/17

4.4 Plastics and rubbers 4/18


4.4.1 Terminology 4/18
4.4.2 Physical and chemical properties 4/19
4.4.3 Mechanical properties 4/19
4.4.4 Compounding, processing and
fabrication 4/20
4.4.5 Identification of polymers and plastics
compounds 4/21
4.4.6 Foamed and expanded plastics 4/21

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