Concrete

1756

From the 14th century, the quality of mortar was again excellent, but only from the 17th century was pozzolana commonly added. The Canal du Midi was built using concrete in 1670. ===Industrial era=== Perhaps the greatest step forward in the modern use of concrete was Smeaton's Tower, built by British engineer John Smeaton in Devon, England, between 1756 and 1759.

1759

From the 14th century, the quality of mortar was again excellent, but only from the 17th century was pozzolana commonly added. The Canal du Midi was built using concrete in 1670. ===Industrial era=== Perhaps the greatest step forward in the modern use of concrete was Smeaton's Tower, built by British engineer John Smeaton in Devon, England, between 1756 and 1759.

1824

This third Eddystone Lighthouse pioneered the use of [lime] in concrete, using pebbles and powdered brick as aggregate. A method for producing Portland cement was developed in England and patented by Joseph Aspdin in 1824.

British masonry worker Joseph Aspdin patented Portland cement in 1824.

1840

His son William continued developments into the 1840s, earning him recognition for the development of "modern" Portland cement. Reinforced concrete was invented in 1849 by Joseph Monier.

1849

His son William continued developments into the 1840s, earning him recognition for the development of "modern" Portland cement. Reinforced concrete was invented in 1849 by Joseph Monier.

1853

and the first reinforced concrete house was built by Fran├žois Coignet in 1853. The first concrete reinforced bridge was designed and built by Joseph Monier in 1875. ==Composition== Concrete is a composite material, comprising a matrix of aggregate (typically a rocky material) and a binder (typically Portland cement or asphalt), which holds the matrix together.

1875

and the first reinforced concrete house was built by Fran├žois Coignet in 1853. The first concrete reinforced bridge was designed and built by Joseph Monier in 1875. ==Composition== Concrete is a composite material, comprising a matrix of aggregate (typically a rocky material) and a binder (typically Portland cement or asphalt), which holds the matrix together.




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