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Concrete mix design, quality control and specification

Author: Ken W Day
Publisher: London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Provides comprehensive assistance to concrete producers in the design and control of their product, and looks into the future of concrete. This work shows how to apply the principles with or without  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Specifications
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken W Day
ISBN: 0415393132 9780415393133 0203967879 9780203967874
OCLC Number: 63705789
Description: xx, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Advice to specifiers --
1.1. Mix selection --
1.2 Quality control --
1.3 ISO 9001 --
1.4 Testing --
1.5 Cash penalty specifications --
1.6 Originality --
1.7 Conclusion --
1.8 P2P --
2 Properties of Concrete --
2.1 Durability --
2.2 Rusting --
2.3 Strength --
2.4 Impermeability --
2.5 Workability --
2.6 Pumpability --
2.7 Slump --
2.8 Self-compacting concrete--
2.9 Dimensional stability --
2.10 Good appearance --
2.11 Heat generation --
2.12 Economy --
3 Mix Design --
3.1 Origin and limitations of specific surface --
3.2 Cost-competitive mix design --
3.3 The ConAd system --
3.4 Alternative methods of mix design --
3.5 Mix design competitions --
4 Quality Control --
4.1 The nature of concrete variability --
4.2 The objectives of quality control and quality assurance --
4.3 Cusum charts --
4.4 The significance of control action requirements --
4.5 Who should control? --
4.6 Quality assurance --
4.7 Pareto's principle --
4.8 Related variables --
4.9 Practical use of a cusum analysis --
4.10 Direct plots --
4.11 Rejection, penalization, or bonus --
4.12 Data retrieval and analysis-ConAd system --
4.13 EN206 --
4.14 Use of ConAd system for early age --
4.15 Batching control --
4.16 Automatic workability control --
5 Concrete in the Future --
5.1 Integrated Mix Revision and QC (inc JIT) --
5.2 Relational Mix Maintenance --
5.3 High Performance/Self Compacting Concrete --
5.4 TecEco --
5.5 GPC (geopolymer). 6 Specification --
6.1 The philosophy behind specifying concrete --
6.2 Development of standard mixes --
6.3 Batch plant equipment --
6.4 Proposal-approval specifications --
7 Aggregates --
7.1 Fine aggregates --
7.2 Coarse aggregates--
8 Cementitious and pozzolanic materials --
8.1 Portland cement --
8.2 Fly ash --
8.3 Blast-furnace slag (ggbfs) --
8.4 Silica fume --
8.5 Rice hull ash --
8.6 Superfine fly ash --
8.7 Colloidal silica --
8.8 Metakaolin --
8.9 Superfine calcium carbonate --
9 Chemical Admixtures --
9.1 Specifying admixture usage --
9.2 Possible reasons for using an admixture --
9.3 Types of admixture available --
10 Statistical Analysis --
10.1 The normal distribution --
10.2 Variability of means of groups --
10.3 Variability of Standard Deviation assessment --
10.4 Components of variability --
10.5 Testing error --
10.6 Coefficient of Variation --
10.7 Practical significance of foregoing --
11. Testing --
10.7 Philosophy of testing --
10.8 Range of tests --
10.9 Compression testing --
10.10 Early age/Maturity testing --
10.11 Permeability testing --
10.12 Non-destructive testing --
10.13 Fresh concrete tests/Workability testing --
12 Unchanging concepts --
12.1 Cash penalty specification --
12.2 What is economical concrete? --
12.3 What is soon enough? --
13 Troubleshooting --
13.1 Strength, pumpability, appearance --
13.2 Causes of cracking in slabs.
Responsibility: Ken W. Day.
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