Gypsum & Gypsum Products

Their Science & Technology

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ISBN: 9788192959832
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Estimated Delivery Time: 7 to 10 days delivery

$60

Binding

Hardback

YOP

2015

Pages

372

Print

Highly detailed and elaborate, this book is written explicitly for the purpose of professionals who work with gypsum in various technical and consumer-centric field.

Gypsum is a soft sulphate mineral composed of calcium sulphate dihydrate

It emphasises technical specifications of Gypsum and associated products focusing on particular applications in industries such as construction, decoration, medicine, dentistry, architecture, chemical product manufacturer, arts, cooking, cosmetics, and agriculture etc.

It is widely mined and is used as a fertiliser, and as the main constituent in many forms of plaster, blackboard chalk and wallboard. A massive fine-grained white or lightly tinted variety of gypsum, called alabaster, has been used for sculpture by many cultures including Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Ancient Rome, the Byzantine Empire and the Nottingham alabasters of Medieval England.

The book stresses on different chemical, physical, and biological characteristics and relevance of Gypsum and extended applications.

The book is a comprehensive guide to all things Gypsum. It includes information on the production of calcined Gypsum or Gypsum plaster, by-product Gypsum, Gypsum's usage in the cement industry, the use of by-product Gypsum in the production of super sulphated cement, Gypsum building products, anhydrite plaster based building products, rapid wall Gypsum panels/gypcrete. radioactivity in Gypsum, market potential assessment of the Gypsum industry, and standardisation of Gypsum and Gypsum products.

Salient Features:

1. This book is suited for everyone including undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers, and academicians

2. This book is categorically designed to be user-friendly and easy to read. The language of book is easy to understand and content is written in continuity, making the reader more comfortable in moving from one topic to another

3. Comprehensive details about gypsum is included in the book

4. Each part of the book has subsections or chapters

5. The book is one of its kind comprehensive guide to Gypsum

Topics Covered

  • About Gypsum
  • Production of Calcined Gypsum or Gypsum Plaster
  • By-Product Gypsum
  • Gypsum in Cement Industry
  • Use of By-Product Gypsum in the Production of Super Sulphated Cement
  • Gypsum Building Products
  • Anhydrite Plaster Based Building Products
  • Rapid Wall Gypsum Panels/Gypcrete
  • Radioactivity in Gypsum
  • Market Potential Assessment of Gypsum Industry
  • Standardisation of Gypsum and Gypsum Products
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