Method of Proportioning Trial Mixes for High-Strength Concrete

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Title: Method of Proportioning Trial Mixes for High-Strength Concrete

Author(s): B. J. Addis and M. G. Alexander

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 121

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 287-308

Keywords: aggregate gradation; aggregates; high-strength concretes; crushed stone; mix proportioning; rocks; sands; Materials Research

Date: 11/1/1990

Abstract:
Discusses the need and requirements for a method of proportioning high-strength concrete mixes. The development of the method, which is based on a well-established method used for conventional concrete, is described. Design charts are given for various stone sizes, and an example of such a chart is illustrated. Because the method is based on easily determined aggregate properties, it is suitable for any type of aggregate: crushed or naturally occurring stone and sand, and graded or single-sized stone.