Preface; Index; Introduction; 1. Different modes of employing concrete, and systems of construction; 2. Aggregates; 3. Matrices: Roman, Medina, and Portland cements; 4. Matrices: selenitic and common limes; 5. How to make concrete; 6. Frames and appliances for defining concrete walls; 7. Concrete-mixing machines; 8. Floor construction; 9. The disadvantages of concrete; 10. Roofs; 11. General remarks on monolithic wall building; 12. The application off concrete to minor purposes; 13. The cost of concrete, and the class of buildings for which it is most adapted; 14. The external treatment of concrete buildings; 15. The importance of proper specifications for concrete buildings.