Accession Number : AD0828461

Title :   CHARACTERISTICS OF CORAL AGGREGATES FROM SELECTED LOCATIONS IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN AREA.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s) : Lorman, William R.

Report Date : 18 APR 1958

Pagination or Media Count : 173

Abstract : The object of this report was to define the physical properties of certain coral aggregates, to provide for investigations leading to the development of improved materials, design criteria, and construction techniques in the field of portland cement concrete. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CORAL REEFS, PACIFIC OCEAN), (*CONCRETE, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS), PARTICLE SIZE, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, ABSORPTION, HARDNESS, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, DENSITY, SAMPLING, ABRASIVES, SURFACE PROPERTIES, THERMAL PROPERTIES, CHEMICAL PROPERTIES, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, JOHNSTON ISLAND, KWAJALEIN ATOLL, PACIFIC OCEAN ISLANDS, TABLES(DATA).

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE