Highlights of ACI standard 214-77: Recommended practice for evaluation of strength test results of concrete

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Title: Highlights of ACI standard 214-77: Recommended practice for evaluation of strength test results of concrete

Author(s): V.M. Malhotra

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 3

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 64-65

Keywords: coefficient of variation; compression tests; compressive strength; concrete construction; con-cretes; cylinders; evaluation; quality control; samp-ling; standard deviation; statistical analysis; varia-tions.

Date: 9/1/1981

Abstract:
This paper gives the mission of ACI Committee 214 and traces the development of ACI standard 214-77, Recommended Practice for Evaluation of Strength Test Results of Concrete. Highlights of the new stan-dard are given, together with the reasons for the changes made in ACI 214-65 document in the development of ACI standard 214-77. The paper con-cludes with a brief discussion of the direction ACI standard 214-77 may take in the future.