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Concrete Mix Design Procedure and Example IS456

Concrete mix design is the process of finding the proportions of concrete mix in terms of ratios of cement, sand and coarse aggregates. For e.g., a concrete mix of proportions 1:2:4 means that cement, fine and coarse aggregate are in ...

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CONCRETE MIX DESIGN AND ITS ADVANTAGES

Concrete mix design is of two types: 1. Nominal concrete mix 2. Designed concrete mix Nominal concrete mixes are those specified by standard codes for common construction works. These mix takes into consideration the margin for quality control, material quality and workmanship in ...

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REQUIREMENTS FOR CONCRETE MIX DESIGN

Requirements of concrete mix design should be known before calculations for concrete mix. Mix design is done in the laboratory and samples from each mix designed is tested for confirmation of result. But before the mix design process is started, ...

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FACTORS AFFECTING CHOICE OF CONCRETE MIX DESIGN

Concrete mix design is defined as the appropriate selection and proportioning of constituents to produce a concrete with pre-defined characteristics in the fresh and hardened states. In general, concrete mixes are designed in order to achieve a defined workability, strength ...

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Recommended Concrete Mixes for Various Types of Construction

Recommended Concrete Mixes for Various Types of Construction Works: Various types of concrete construction requires different concrete mixes for its construction. The recommended value of these concrete  mixes for various types of construction is presented in table below: Table: Recommended mixes for ...

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Design of Concrete Structures for Durability

Generally concrete structures are designed for sizing and strength of structural members and not for durability. Durable design of concrete members as much important as design for strength, to give the structure long life. Safety of structural members does not only ...

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CONCRETE MIX DESIGN USING CRUSHED SAND

The process of selecting suitable ingredients of concrete and determining their relative amounts with the objective of producing a concrete of the required, strength, durability, and workability as economically as possible, is termed the concrete mix design. The proportioning of ...

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