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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: Proportioning Concrete for a Specified Cement Content and/or a Specified Unit Weight
Author(s): Sandor Popovics
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 47-64
Keywords: aggregates; air entrainment; cement; content; coarse aggregate; concretes; density (mass/volume); fresh concretes; hardened concretes; heavyweight aggregates; lightweight aggregates; mix proportioning; slump tests; water-cement ratio
Abstract:A series of formulas are presented for proportioning concrete for a specified unit weight without trial mixes. These formulas cover both the case when the amount of mixing water is specified along with the required cement content, and the case when an adequate workability is required without any specific water content.
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