The Location, Construction and Maintenance of Roads

Front Cover
D. Van Nostrand, 1918 - 226 pages

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 198 - Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Missouri Montana Nebraska New Hampshire New Jersey "New Mexico New York...
Page 107 - The cement shall not develop initial set in less than 45 minutes when the Vicat needle is used or 60 minutes when the Gillmore needle is used. Final set shall be attained within 10 hours.
Page 108 - The cement shall be stored in such a manner as to permit easy access for proper inspection and identification of each shipment.
Page 117 - Mixtures of native or pyrogenous hydrocarbons and their non-metallic derivatives, which may be gases, liquids, viscous liquids, or solids, and which are soluble in carbon disulphide.
Page 107 - The specific gravity of cement shall not be less than 3.10. Should the test of cement as received fall below this requirement, a second test may be made upon a sample ignited at a low red heat. The loss in weight of the ignited cement shall not exceed 4 per cent.
Page 108 - The cement shall be delivered in suitable bags or barrels with the brand and name of the manufacturer plainly marked thereon, unless shipped in bulk. A bag shall contain 94 Ib. net. A barrel shall contain 376 Ib.
Page 107 - Portland cement is the product obtained by finely pulverizing clinker produced by calcining to incipient fusion an intimate and properly proportioned mixture of argillaceous and calcareous materials, with no additions subsequent to calcination excepting water and calcined or uncalcined gypsum.
Page 117 - ... the application of heat, and which consist of a mixture of hydrocarbons and their derivatives of complex structure, largely cyclic and bridge compounds.
Page 110 - Healdton grade for example, it exists in a form requiring special treatment for its elimination. Oils from the Gulf Field are characterized by relatively high percentages of asphalt and low percentages of the lighter gravity distillation products. Considerable sulphur is present, much of which, however, is in the form of sulphureted hydrogen, and is easily removed by steam before refining or utilizing the oil as fuel. Oils from Wyoming and Colorado are in the main of paraffin base, suitable for refining...
Page 108 - Packages varying more than 5 per cent from the specified weight may be rejected; and if the average weight of packages in any shipment, as shown by weighing 50 packages at random, is less than that specified, the entire shipment may be rejected.

Bibliographic information