Field Testing Experience on Milwaukee Water Works Station


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Title: Field Testing Experience on Milwaukee Water Works Station

Author(s): Leonard A. Hoffman and E. Walter Ibbotson

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 62

Issue: 7

Appears on pages(s): 739-750

Keywords: balll penetration test, consistency, cylinder, field testing, rebound hammer, slump test, temperature.

Date: 7/1/1965

During construction of the North Point Pumping Statio in Milwaukee, the opportunity was taken to study several factors concerning the concrete being placed and a number of means of testing. Reported are the relationships found between site temperature near the forms, and internal concrete temperature; relationship between field and laboratory test cylinders; experience with the use of the rebound hammer; and experience with the ball penetration test of concrete consistency.