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Title: Compaction of Mass Concrete With Vibratory
Author(s): Robert W. Cannon
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 506-513
Keywords: compacting; compressive strength; concrete con-struction;
concrete dams; consolidation; construction
joints; density (mass volume);
Abstract:Describes the construction of a test fill of no-slump concrete placed by conventional rockfill placement methods and compacted with a 15 ton vibratory roller, The fill contained an untreated 24 hr old construction joint at the midheight of the 4 ft high by 16 ft wide by 32 ft tong fill. Twelve widely spaced vertical cores were taken from top of fiII into rock and t w o horizontal cores were taken through-out the 16 ft width at the construction joint. From these cores tests were performed on some 24 compression speci-mens, 16 tensile specimens, 25 shear specimens, and 8 permeability specimens. The results of these tests and condition of the concrete cores is described.
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