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Title: Proportioning Concrete Mixtures Containing Chemical Admixtures
Author(s): Donald J. Hall
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 97-108
Keywords: admixtures; air entrainment; batching; calcium chlorides; mix proportioning; sands; water-cement ratio
Abstract:The paper describes the proportioning of the concrete mix ingredients required when a chemical admixture is used. Generally, the chemical admixture affects the water content, the air content, and the handling characteristics of the concrete. Since the yield of concrete would be affected, several methods of adjusting the mix ingredients are described.
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