Recommended Paractice for Selecting Proportions for No-Slump Concrete


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Title: Recommended Paractice for Selecting Proportions for No-Slump Concrete

Author(s): Subcommittee II, ACI Committee 21

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 62

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 1-22

Keywords: ACI committee report, aggregate, concrete, consistency, durability, maximum size aggregate, no-slump concrete, proportioning, slump, strength, water-cement ratio.

Date: 1/1/1965

This proposed standard is intended as a supplement to ACI Standard Recommended Practice for Selecting Proportions for Concrete (ACI 613-54). The standard describes a procedure for proportioning concretes having slumps in the range of zero to 1 in. and consistencies below this range, for aggregates up to 1 -l/2 in. maximum size. Suitable equipment for measuring such consistencies is described. Tables similar to those in ACI 613-54 are provided which, along with laboratory tests on physical properties of fine and coarse aggregate, yield information for obtaining concrete proportions for a trial mixture. Examples of the use of these tables, in conjunction with tables in ACI 613-54, are given.