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Factor Affecting Work Ability and Strenth of Concrete

Factor Affecting Work Ability and Strenth of Concrete

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FACTOR AFFECTING WORKABILITY AND STRENGTH OF CONCRETE
GONZALES, MEL HARVEY A.COLLEGE OF ENGINEERINGDLSU
 
WORKABILITY 
A general term to describe the properties of freshconcrete.
Consistency (or fluidity)--describes the ease of concrete flow
Cohesiveness--describes the ability to keep concrete uniformity(no concentration of a single component)
Homogeneityrefers to stable distribution of cement, aggregate,and water and resistance to segregation
 
Workability
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Factors AffectingWorkability: Water Content
Extra water can lubricate the particles in mixture:the more the water, the easier the flowing.However, too much water will cause segregation
W/C increase
Fluidity increase

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