Cement chemist notation

Cement chemist notation

Cement chemist notation (CCN) was developed to simplify the formulas which cement chemists use on a daily basis. It is a sort of "short hand" way of writing the chemical formula of oxides of calcium, silicon, and various metals. Below is a list of all of the abbreviations used:

The hyphens in C-S-H indicate a phase of variable composition, whilst CSH indicates a phase CaSiO4H2


*cite book
last = Locher
first = Friedrich W.
authorlink =
coauthors =
title = Cement: Principles of production and use
publisher = Verlag Bau + Technik GmbH
date = 2006
location = Duesseldorf, Germany
id = ISBN 3-7640-0420-7

*cite book
author = Mindess, S.
coauthors = Young, J.F.
title = Concrete
publisher = Prentice-Hall
date = 1981
location = Englewood, NJ, USA
id = ISBN 0-1316-7106-5

External links

* [http://www.whd.co.uk/Understanding%20Cement/cementandconcret.html Cement and Concrete Glossary]

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