Serial Correlation in Concrete Strength Records

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Title: Serial Correlation in Concrete Strength Records

Author(s): Luc R. Taerwe

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 104

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 223-240

Keywords: compressive strength; concretes; correlation; quality control; statistical analysis; statistical samples; variations; Materials Research

Date: 10/1/1987

Abstract:
Usually it is assumed that consecutive concrete strength values are independent. However, the analysis of five extensive concrete strength records, with a number of observations ranging between 534 and 1786, reveals that significant serial correlation is