Analyzing Concrete Mixtures for Pumpability

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Title: Analyzing Concrete Mixtures for Pumpability

Author(s): Wayne G. Anderson

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 74

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 447-451

Keywords: admixtbres; aggregate gradation;aggregates;aggregate shape and texture; aggregate size;air entrainment;cement content; coarse aggregates; fine aggregates;fineness modulus; mix proportioning; particle size distribution;plasticizers; pumped concrete.

Date: 9/1/1977

Abstract:
A method of analysis is presented to gage the relative pumpability of a given concrete mixture. The composition and properties of three sample mixtures are analyzed and evaluated, and a sample analysis worksheet is provided.