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Fresh concrete: important properties and their measurement

Fresh concrete: important properties and their measurement

proceedings of a RILEM Seminar held on 22nd-24th March 1973 in Leeds, England.

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Published by The University in Leeds .
Written in English


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Statementedited by A.M. Neville, D. Slater.
ContributionsNeville, A. M. 1923-, Slater, D., RILEM.
The Physical Object
Pagination1v.[various pagings]
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14373531M

Lab 1 – Concrete Proportioning, Mixing, and Testing Supplemental Lab manual Prepared By Mutlu Ozer Objectives Concepts is quite important since the quality of all ingredients, mixing time, mixing procedure, and curing can Fresh concrete is a lot easier to clean than when it File Size: KB.


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Department of Civil Engineering.;]. This chapter deals with experimental methods for the measurement of the rheological properties of materials, with a focus on complex suspensions such as fresh concrete. The various behaviours studied in this chapter are described in Chapter. Fresh Concrete: Important Properties and Their Measurement: Proceedings of a RILEM Seminar Held on 22ndth March,in Leeds, England liked it /5.

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Neville liked it avg rating — 2 ratings — published During this period a comprehensive book [1], and proceedings of their concentration, their surface properties and the composition of the liquid. Other, broadly equivalent, approaches to the measurement of fresh concrete rheology have produced the IBB rheometer [20], the BML rheometer [21] and the BTRHEOM [22].

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The emphasis is on the inter-relationships of these properties, but a number of reported.materials in principal considerations on the quality of mixing water are related to performance in fresh as well as harden quality of the water plays an important role in the preparation of concrete.

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