The Design and Control of Paving Concrete in Iowa


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Title: The Design and Control of Paving Concrete in Iowa

Author(s): Bert Myers

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 37


Appears on pages(s): 577-588

Keywords: none

Date: 4/1/1941

Reports Iowa Highway Commission practices over 20 years, in the design and control of paving concrete: ( I ) The design of proportions to make the most eco- nomical use of the aggregates available, particularly mixtures containing a high ratio of mortar to coarse aggregate, (2) the introduction of the practice of weighing aggregates for paving concrete, (3) improve- ments in methods for the control of thickness of pave- ment slab, (4) design of equipment for accurate con- trol of measurement of mixing water, (5) detailed methods for control of proportions.