Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures


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Title: Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

Author(s): PCA

Publication: Technical Documents



Appears on pages(s): 352


Date: 10/1/1994

If you do any type of work with concrete, you need the new 15TH EDITION of this widely used publication. The definitive reference on concrete technology, it covers fundamentals and detailed information on freshly mixed and hardened concrete. It also discusses materials for concrete, such as Portland cements, supplementary cementing materials, aggregates, admixtures and fibers; air entrainment; procedures for mix proportioning, batching, mixing, transporting, handling, placing, consolidating, finished, and curing concrete; precautions necessary during hot-and and cold weather concreting; causes and methods of controlling volume changes; commonly used control tests for quality concrete; special types of concrete, such as high-performance, lightweight, heavyweight, heavyweight, no-slump, roller-compacted, shotcrete, mass concrete, and many more. Applicable ASTM, AA, and ACI standards are referred to extensively.


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