What test is available to evaluate the behavior of no-slump concrete as it is vibrated?

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What test is available to evaluate the behavior of no-slump concrete as it is vibrated?

Q. What test is available to evaluate the behavior of no-slump concrete as it is vibrated?

 

A. The Vebe test can be used to evaluate the behavior of no-slump concrete as it is vibrated (ACI 211.3R, ASTM C1170). The Vebe test measures the consistency in terms of the time required for a given mass of concrete to be consolidated by vibrating in a cylindrically shaped mold (ASTM C1170).

 

References: SP-1(02); ACI 238.1R-08; ACI 211.3R-02; ASTM C1170

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