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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Concrete Mix Proportioning for Pumping - Some Influences of Material Properties - A Graphical Approach to Optimum Graduation
Author(s): Francis C. Wilson
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 25-46
Keywords: admixtures; aggregate graduation; fineness; mechanical properties; mix proportioning; particle size distribution; placing; porosity; pumped concrete; pumping; sands; saturation; water-cement ratio; workability
Abstract:For practical placement via pipe and hose, concrete, in addition to other requisite properties, should be pumpable, a property closely related to workability, and influenced by variations in the properties of the mix ingredients.
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