In Defense of the Water-Cement Ratio

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Title: In Defense of the Water-Cement Ratio

Author(s): Steven H. Kosmatka

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 13

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 65-69

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Date: 9/1/1991

Abstract:
The problems that are discussed by Mr. James M. Shilstone in the article "The Water-Cement Ratio - Which One and Where Do We Go?" Concrete International, V. 13, No. 9, September 1991, pp. 64-69. The historical proportions of water and cement, the origin of several proportions in resistance terms, the proportions used in several studies on the permanence, and the requirements for future investigations focus.