Hydraulic Theory of Concrete Pumping

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Title: Hydraulic Theory of Concrete Pumping

Author(s): Robert E. Tobin

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 69

Issue: 8

Appears on pages(s): 505-512

Keywords: Concrete construction, hydraulics, lightweight aggregate concretes, placing, pumped concrete, research

Date: 8/1/1972

Abstract:
Basic principles of movement of plastic concrete through pipe and hose distribution system discussed. Laminar and plug flow described, with limiting velocities under various conditions. Describes relation between rate of concrete delivery, pipe size, and velocity. Provides extensive theory and data for constructor and engineer.