News | Published:

Chemistry of Building Materials

Nature volume 140, pages 607608 (09 October 1937) | Download Citation

Subjects

Abstract

AT the meeting on September 7 of Section B (Chemistry) of the British Association, there was a symposium on "The Chemistry of Building Materials". After an introduction by Dr. R. E. Stradling (director of the Building Research Station), papers were presented by Dr. F. M. Lea (Building Research Station) on "Some Problems in the Study of Hydraulic Cements", Dr. J. S. Dunn (Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd.) on "Calcium Sulphate Plasters ; Setting, Retarders and Accelerators", Mr. F. H. Clews, Mr. H. H. Macey and Dr. G. R. Rigby (British Refractories' Research Association) on "Some Important Properties of Clay", and Dr. D. G. R. Bonnell (Building Research Station) on "Some Problems connected with Porous Building Materials".

About this article

Publication history

Published

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1038/140607a0

Authors

  1. Search for F. M. L. in:

Comments

By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing