Consolidation of Concrete


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Title: Consolidation of Concrete

Author(s): ACI Committee 609

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 56

Issue: 4

Appears on pages(s): 985-1012

Keywords: none

Date: 4/1/1960

The First chapter reviews briefly the history of consolidation of concrete. This is followed by a discussion on advantages cf vibration, types of equipment and operating frequencies, forms, and concrete mixes (structural, mass, pavement, floor, lightweight, heavyweight). The second chapter is devoted to recommended practices and gives information on amount of vibration.. Recommended techniques are-outlined for struc-tural concrete, slabs, mass concrete, pavement, (thick, thin, and reinforced), earth-moist concrete, lightweight concrete, heavyweight concrete, concrete block, and precast products.