Abstract

"Lime, calcic oxide, or quick-lime contains 40 parts of the metal calcium and 16 of oxygen by weight and has a specific gravity, depending on its porosity from 2.3 to 3.8. It is a white alkaline earthy substance, quite infusible and is the only oxide of calcium. It is obtained pure by heating pure calcic carbonate to full redness; which expells the carbonic anhydride"--page 1.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Degree Name

Professional Degree in Civil Engineering

Publisher

Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy

Publication Date

1884

Pagination

24 pages

Rights

© 1884 Curtis Alexander, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Cement
Lime
Mortar

Thesis Number

T 158

Print OCLC #

5926719

Electronic OCLC #

263683248

Comments

Holograph [Handwritten in entirety by author].

Download includes a transcription of this handwritten thesis.

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