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Lec 15 - Concrete Mix Proportioning

Lec 15 - Concrete Mix Proportioning

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Mansoor Azam QureshiCE-852
Concrete Mix Portioning 
 
D
efinition
T
he
proportioning of concrete mixtures is the process of arriving at the right combination
ofcement,aggregates,water,andadmixturesformakingconcreteaccordingtogivenspecifications.
 
Obj
ect of Proportioning 
y
Ensure Workability.
y
Required Strength.
y
Durability
y
Economy
T
he
overall objective of proportioningconcrete
mixturescanthereforebesummarizedasselectingthesuitableingredientsamongtheavailablematerialsanddeterminingthemosteconomicalcombinationthatwillproduceconcretewithcertainminimumperformancecharacteristics.

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