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Articles on Tests on concrete as a construction material for suitability to various civil engineering works for strength and durability.

Interpretation of Concrete In-Situ Test Results for Structural Strength Assessment

Concrete in-situ test results interpretation is important for structural strength assessment. Concrete test results interpretation consists of three stages from which proper conclusion are...

Testing of Concrete Masonry Blocks for Compressive Strength and Density

Compressive strength of concrete Blocks or concrete masonry units are required to know the suitability of these in construction works for various purposes.

Slump and Compacting Factor Test Values and Uses in Concrete Workability

Concrete slump and compacting factor tests are most used test for workability. The degree of workability of concrete depends on the values of test results.

PROCEDURE FOR REBOUND HAMMER TEST ON CONCRETE

Procedure for rebound hammer test on concrete structure starts with calibration of the rebound hammer. For this, the rebound hammer is tested against the...

REBOUND HAMMER TEST ON CONCRETE

Rebound hammer test (Schmidt Hammer) is used  to  provide  a  convenient  and rapid indication of the compressive strength of concrete. It consists of a...

Testing of Concrete Cores for Strength – Sampling and Procedure

The testing of concrete cores is carried out according to the ASTM Standard C 42. Core sampling and procedure for strength determination using concrete core is discussed.

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