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Due to the fact that book of the 1st quantity of The development of Buildings in 1958, the five-volume sequence has been utilized by either academics and scholars of structure, construction and surveying, and by way of these looking suggestions for self-built housing and works of alteration and addition.

The sequence examines rules of establishing throughout the useful necessities universal to development, with diagrams to demonstrate the applying of the requirements.

Volume 1, which bargains with foundations, partitions, flooring and roofs, has been up-to-date take into consideration adjustments in practice.

A new presentation has been followed for the most recent variation, with textual content and illustrations built-in to supply a reader-friendly structure and to assist accessibility of data.

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The polymer latexes that are underlined in Fig. 2 are the main ones that are in general use today in the world. 3 gives the Process Technology oflatex-Modifid Systems 25 chemical structures of the main polymer latexes. Of these polymer latexes, polyvinyl acetate latex and poly(vinylidene chloride-vinyl chloride) latex are generally not recommended as cement modifiers because of the very poor water resistance and chloride ion liberation respectively as mentioned later. Both latexes are not currently used as cement modifiers in Japan.

4), 89(5):521- Properties of Latex-Modified Systems Latex-modified mortar and concrete are made by using a composite binder of inorganic cements and organic polymer latexes, and have a network structure which consists of cement gels and microfilms of polymers. Consequently, the properties of the latex-modified mortar and concrete are markedly improved over conventional cement mortar and concrete. The properties of the fresh and hardened mortar and concrete are affected by a multiplicity of factors such as polymer type, polymer-cement ratio, watercement ratio, air content, and curing conditions.

Proceedings of the Second International Congress on Polymers in Concrete, p. 125, Austin, Texas (Oct. 1978) 3. , Proceedings of the Third International Congress on Polymers in Concrete, 1:320 College of Engineering, Nihon University, Koriyama, Japan (Feb. 1982) 4. 1982) 5. AC1 Committee 548,American Concrete Institute, AC1 548, lR-92, Detroit (Mar. 1992) 6. -Oct. 4), 89(5):521- Properties of Latex-Modified Systems Latex-modified mortar and concrete are made by using a composite binder of inorganic cements and organic polymer latexes, and have a network structure which consists of cement gels and microfilms of polymers.

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