Concrete Quality Assurance Based Strength Tests

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Title: Concrete Quality Assurance Based Strength Tests

Author(s): J Bruce Tait

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 3

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 79-87

Keywords: acceptance tests; compression tests; quality control; statistical analysis.

Date: 9/1/1981

Abstract:
The statistical analysis of compressive strength test results is discussed from a specifier’s point of view with emphasis on the risks inherent in the con-sideration of limited data. It is suggested that better assurance is afforded the customer by a quality control type specification than by any scheme confined to consideration of only the data generated from the concrete supplied. [Author]