Why is the workability of concrete important?

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Why is the workability of concrete important?

Q. Why is the workability of concrete important?

 

A. Any concrete mixture needs to be sufficiently workable to be properly placed and consolidated with the available procedures to fill the forms completely and surround the reinforcement and other embedded items.

 

References: SP-1(02); ACI 238.1R-08; ACI 211.1-91; ACI 301-16; ASTM C143

Topics in Concrete: Concrete Fundamentals; Mixture Proportioning; Placing; Testing

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