REED, B., 2017. G032: How to make concrete. Loughborough: WEDC, Loughborough University.
Concrete is a complex material that requires care during the preparation, mixing, placing and curing (hardening) for the final product to be of acceptable quality for construction. This guide describes the main components of concrete, how to combine them and how to use the final mix. It also considers the special difficulties of using concrete in hot and cold climates and mixing concrete by hand.
This guide was published by the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) at Loughborough University.