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ISSN Print: 2229-5518 11    
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Engineering Classification of Shari Ghat River Bed Sand and Prospect of its Utilization
Full Text(PDF, )  PP.743-747  
Author(s)
M. Farhad Howladar, Chowdhury Quamruzzaman, A.K.M Fayazul Kabir, B.M. Rabby Hossain, A.S.M. Golam Hossain, M. Omar Faruque 
KEYWORDS
River Bed Sand, Fineness Modulus (FM), Specific Gravity, Sieve Analysis, Compressive Strength, gradation curve, Utilization prospect.
ABSTRACT
Sand is a natural resource can be used as an engineering material which plays an important role in engineering constructions. Generally sand is used as a fine aggregate in mortar, plaster, concrete and finishing works. It also used for filling under floor
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