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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Hydraulic Theory of Concrete Pumping
Author(s): Robert E. Tobin
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 505-512
Keywords: Concrete construction, hydraulics, lightweight
aggregate concretes, placing, pumped concrete,
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.
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