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Different Types of Concrete Grades and their uses

Understanding Grades of Concrete Grades of concrete are defined by the strength and composition of the concrete and the minimum strength the concrete should have following 28 days of initial construction The grade of concrete is understood in measurements of MPa where M stands for mix and the MPa denotes the overall strength


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Specified Compressive Strength of Concrete Masonry f'm

For years designers have been specifying an f'm equal to 1500 psi with Type S mortar using the unit strength method According to the Code this would require a block compressive strength of 1900 psi Recently on projects some designers are now specifying a higher f'm i e 2000 psi 2500 psi and 3000 psi with Type S mortar


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Effect of Curing Methods on Density and Compressive

reduction in strength after 21-days thereby resulting in the lowest 28-day compressive strength of 17 8 N/mm2 It was concluded that there exists a weak positive correlation between density and compressive strength of concrete specimens Keywords Concrete Curing methods Density Compressive strength 1 0 Introduction


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Maturity Method

Maturity is a non-destructive approach to testing concrete that allows you to estimate the early-age and compressive strength of in-place concrete in real-time Adopting the maturity approach in your jobsite eliminates the need for concrete cylinder break tests allowing you to greatly optimize your schedule


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Concrete Q A Standards for 7

Most specifications that we see require a compressive strength of 3000 psi (20 7 MPa) and testing at 7 and 28 days What ACI standard stipulates the percent of the specified compressive strength that the cylinder must meet in order to pass the compressive strength test at both the 7- and 28-day ages?


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Compressive Strength of Concrete Concrete Cubes

The strength of concrete is required to calculate the strength of the members Concrete specimens are a cast and tested under the action of compressive loads to determine the strength of concrete In very simple words compressive strength is calculated by dividing the failure load with the area of application of load usually after 28 days of


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Effect of Concrete Strength and Slab Thickness on Floor

The specification for the floor of a maintenance building called for a 6-inch slab thickness and concrete with a design compressive strength of 3000 psi The actual average cylinder strength for the floor concrete was 3630 psi Four months after the floor was placed 10 cores were drilled measured and tested in compression


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mix

' = Specified compressive strength at 28 days The average compressive strength of concrete tested at 28 days should be equal or greater than fc ' Typical values fc ' = 4000 - 5000 psi Water to cement ratio Strength Concrete Technology 14 Determining Required w/c Ratio The w/c ratio is determined from Durability considerations


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CONCRETE MIXING RATIOS

These concrete mixture ratios are designed for the concrete to reach full strength at or around 28 days Curing the concrete can be done by keeping it wet after the first day until the concrete is 7 days old This is an important step to take for the concrete to achieve full strength by 28 days


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Actual Concrete Mix Ratios For 3000 3500 4000 and 4500

These are the actual concrete mix ratios for 3000 3500 4000 and 4500 psi concrete that I use to pour concrete floors patios pool decks and more I'll show you the actual concrete batch plant ticket with the cement sand and aggregate break downs for the yards we used


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Increase in strength of concrete with age – we civil engineers

Jan 27 2018Concrete develops strength with continued hydration Rate of gain of strength is faster to start with and rate get reduced with age It is customary to assume the 28 days strength as full strength of concrete But actually concrete develops strength beyond 28 days also Percentage strength of concrete at various ages The strength of


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SPECIAL PROJECT REPORT SPR 1/95

days while the OPC concrete gained little Strength after 28 days and had roughly the same strength as the target strength at the age of 360 days The results also indicate that a high initial curing temperature can reduce the strength of OPC concrete significantly but has little effect on PF A concrete Strength


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What strength does concrete gain in 7 14 and 21 days

Feb 04 2018Those are ages at which most concrete compressive test specimens are tested 1 Those ages are multiples of 7 They represent 1 2 and 4 weeks respectively 2 At 28 days the concrete will have achieved most of the strength that it will achieve i


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Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete

Also there are some empirical formulas provided by different code to obtain the elastic modulus of Concrete These formulas are based on the relationship between modulus of elasticity and concrete compressive strength One can easily obtain an approximate value of modulus of elasticity of concrete using 28 days concrete strength (f' c) with


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Concrete Mix Selector Guide

Concrete Mix Selector Guide Concrete Mix (No 1101) QUIKRETE 5000 (No 1007-80) Crack Resistant (No 1006) Fast-Setting (No 1004) ASTM ASTM C 387 • Structural Concrete Mix Attributes • Normal Set Concrete • 4000 PSI 28 days Strengths • 1500 PSI 3 days • High Early Strength Gain •10 to 12 hr Walk-On Time • 5000 PSI 28 days


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Table 1 Setting Time of Concrete at Various Temperature

The effect of concrete temperature and retardation of setting time is given by PCA in the chart below It is concluded from the chart that the retardation effect is more pronounced when a higher concrete temperature is used Figure 1 Effect of Concrete Temperature and Retarder on Setting Time


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CIP 35

at a lower strength • A 3 or 7-day test may help detect potential problems with concrete quality or testing procedures at the lab but is not a basis for rejecting concrete with a requirement for 28-day or other age strength • ASTM C 1077 requires that laboratory technicians involved in testing concrete must be certified


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The Strength of Chapter Concrete 3

ing Also for economy in materials costs the specified strength of very high-strength concrete is based on 56- or 90-day tests rather than on traditional 28-day test results To give some idea of the strengths that might be required Table 3 1 is included as information only


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Role of Concrete Curing

The strength reduction is 11 percent and 18 percent for concrete specimens initially cured in air for three days and seven days respectively For the same air/moist curing combinations but 100 degrees Fahrenheit air curing temperature the 28-day strength will be approximately 11 percent 22 percent and 26 percent lower respectively


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Table 1 Setting Time of Concrete at Various Temperature

The effect of concrete temperature and retardation of setting time is given by PCA in the chart below It is concluded from the chart that the retardation effect is more pronounced when a higher concrete temperature is used Figure 1 Effect of Concrete Temperature and Retarder on Setting Time


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Compressive strength and workability of concrete using

strength Concrete attained its maximum strength at a pozzolana replacement of 30% corresponding to an increase of 19% in the 28-day strength compared to the control concrete Similarly the 7-day 14-day and 21-day compressive strengths respectively show increases of 3% 11% and 24% compared to the compressive strength of


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Compressive Strength of Concrete

1 objective The compressive strength of concrete is given in terms of the characteristic compressive strength of 150 mm size cubes tested at 28 days (f ck)- as per Indian Standards (ACI standards use cylinder of diameter 150 mm and height 300 mm) The characteristic strength is defined as the strength of the concrete below which not more than 5% of the test results are expected to fall


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SECTION 704—CEMENT CONCRETE

the design mix The Department may also accept designs based on the 28-day tests Design AAAP cement concrete mixtures to achieve slow strength gain Adjust component proportions with an objective of attaining a 28 day to 7 day compressive strength ratio during design greater than or


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Curing of Concrete

Apr 04 2018The minimum period for curing concrete to attain maximum strength is 28 Days From the above graph it is clear that concrete attains 50% of its design strength when it cured for 3-7 Days 75% of Compressive strength achieved in 14 days and 90% of strength by 28 days as time goes on the strength increase gradually


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Strength of Concrete vs Grades of Cement

To design a concrete mix of the desired strength with available materials the strength of cement is required at 7 days (IRC 44-2008) 4 or at 28 days (IS 10262-1982) 5 Based on the strength values of cement w/c ratio is directly read from the available charts given in IRC-44 IS-10262


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CONCRETE

Concrete is bought and sold by the cubic metre volume of the freshly mixed ingredients Specifications for concrete normally include a requirement for a certain design strength level for test cylinders cured for 28 days or they are based on a prescription of a specified cement content Other characteristics such


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What is Concrete Strength and what are the factors

PPC 7-days from 25 5 to 52 6 and 28-days from 48 0 to 67 0 Note Compressive Strength (CS) of cement given are average values We at engineeringcivil are thankful to Sir Kaushal Kishore for submitting this research paper and helping all civil engineers understand the concept of Concrete Strength and factors affecting it


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Predicting 28 Days Compressive Strength of Concrete from 7

Jul 23 2015Concrete has versatile use in the construction practice The compressive strength is one of the most important and useful properties of concrete The design strength of the concrete normally represents its 28th day strength 28 days is a considerable time to wait for the test results of concrete strength while it is mandatory to represent the


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How to Evaluate Compressive Strength of Concrete

Sep 26 2016For concrete with supplementary cementitious materials longer time (56 days) is specified The 28 and 56 days are relatively long considering the construction speed For existing structures compression test is done on drilled cores to evaluate the compressive strength of concrete


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Rate of Strength Gain of Concrete

Rate of strength gain of concrete To determine the rate of gain of strength of concrete there is a need to select period shorter than 28 day as 28 day is considered to be the reference time In concrete practice it is accepted that after 28 days concrete usually gains most of its strength Strength determined at an early stage say after 7th


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