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Title: Gap-Graded Concrete Optimum Mixture Proportioning
Author(s): Shu-t'ien Li and V. Ramakrishnan
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 65-76
Keywords: aggregates; cement content; coarse aggregates; compressive strength; concretes; gap-graded aggregates; mix proportioning; placing; water-cement ratio
Abstract:Presents an optimum mixture-design method for proportioning gap-graded concrete; based on mixture proportions of optimized cement contents to achieve various compressive strengths. It further develops a step-by-step procedure for using this method, together with an illustrative numerical example.
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