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Title: Concrete Quality Control in the Arabian Gulf
Author(s): Osama E. K. Daoud and Shafik K. Hamdani
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 16-21
Keywords: compressive strength; concrete construction; costs; quality assurance; quality control; ready-mixed concrete; standard deviation; strength; General
Abstract:The QA/QC program for the largest commercial/residential complex in Kuwait is described. Analysis of concrete test results indicates that the program successfully overcame the problems of harsh climate, unsuitable materials, congested location, and a nonhomogeneous work force. Successful completion of the project proved that an effective QA/QC program is both possible and cost-effective in the Arabian Gulf region.
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