According to the law, ratio of water to cement determines the strenght of the concrete. Water/cement ratio should be 0-35:1.
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Grinding materials used for smoothening or roughening of another materials through extensive rubbing.
A tank for serial treatment of sewage. It takes few hours for water to be filtered from the sediment.
Shaft for draining surface water from impermeable layers toward permeable zones.
Point where two structures or objects meet. Structure located at the ends of a bridge. It sometimes can support an arch.
A joint between two pieces of wood, with one piece positioned at angle (usually of 90
Compounds used to speed up the vulcanization of rubber.
Chemicals used to increase the strength of concrete without affecting the initial workability.
A fitting plug that allows access in the case of blockage of drain, waste or soil pipes.
Construction which controls transmission of sound and mechanical vibrations associated with unwanted noises. Air-spaces or acoustic absorbing material separates different parts of the structure and can be displaced from the interposing of springs.