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By Frederick P. Todd, Frederick T. Chapman

This can be a wide historical past of the U.S. Armys cadet corps and academy with many interval illustrations, sleek images, and masses fabric on uniforms, drawing seriously at the West element Museum Collections. the U.S. army Academy used to be confirmed in 1802 at West aspect, manhattan, at the Hudson River. the army Academy of this day - a mass of grey stone constructions - is outfitted on one of many bluffs excessive above the Hudson. With drawings of uniforms

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Cement made from perfectly white. when properly It requires a clinkered pos- and hardening properties of Portland ceWhite Portland cements are now made at a number of all the setting : PORTLAND CEMENT 44 places in this country. Below are given some analyses of com- mercial white Portland cement Analyses Brand Silica Iron oxide Alumina Lime Magnesia Sulphur trioxide Loss on ignition of White Portland Cement. Medusa : the; : nature and composition of Portland cement 45 Iron cement shows high tensile and compressive strength, provided it is xery finely ground, otherwise fact too slow setting for marine work.

His complete diagram Jour. , 1915, 39, 1-79. is between the three given in Fig. 2. As Le Chat- PORTLAND CEMENT 28 Richardson, Bates and others have shown that only a few elier,, compounds are present in we cement, however, are interested only in the small portion of this triangle in which the more basic compounds lie and Fig. 3 is an enlargement of this. 2Al203 by lines we will form three small irregular triangles. Each of these triangles repreto this latter diagram, it will be seen that if join the points the left side representing SCaOiAltPj —-An Enlarged Portion of the Ternary Diagram Portland Cement.

These colloids continue to form as long as calcium oxide, soluble silica and water are available. the other is different cause, namely, formation of a colloidal From it the paper^ by Bates and Phillips referred to previously appears that the dicalcium silicate hydrates to a very granular porous mass which allows of ready egress of solution and, while it is chemically more resistant to the action of solution than the tricalcium silicate, yet it furnishes a greater number of voids which salts may crystallize out of solution and it is consequently very little able to resist the mechanical action of the freezing out (crystallization) of salts from solution.

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