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# CONCRETE MIX DESIGN (as per IS10262-1982)

## Data for Mix design

Maximum size of aggregate (MSA) Nature of Coarse aggregate Fine aggregate conforms to Specific Gravity of Cement Fine aggregate Coarse aggregate Type of exposure Degree of Quality control Workability Compacting factor

M 50
= = 20 mm 1 (Enter 1 for crushed(angular), 2 for rounded) 3 (Enter 1 for Zone I, 2 for Zone II, 3 for Zone III, 4 for Zone IV)

3.13 2.63 2.82 2 (Enter 1 for Mild, 2 for Moderate, 3 for Severe, 4 for Very severe, 5 for Ex

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## Target mean strength of concrete

Target mean strength of concrete for M50 grade concrete assuming accepted proportion of low results as 1 in 20 fck = fck+t*s = 50 + 1.65*5 = 58.25 N/mm2

## Selection of water cement ratio

From Fig.1 of IS 10262-1982 for 28 days target mean strength of 58.25N/mm2 after interpolation W/C ratio = 0.3 (rounded off to 4 decimals)

## Selection of Water Content and Fine to Total aggregate ratio

These values are as per standard conditions From table 4 of IS 10262-1982 for max. size of aggregate as 20mm for one cum of M50 absolute vol. of concrete Water content (assuming ssd agg.) = 180 kg Sand to Total aggregate ratio = 25 %

After correction is applied Water content (assuming ssd agg.) (W) Sand to Total agg. ratio (p x 100)

180 Kg

22.5 %

## Calculation of Cement content

Cement Content (C ) = 180 / 0.3 = 600 Kg Cement content is adequate as per table 5 of IS456-2000 assuming RCC (300Kg)

## Calculation of Aggregate content

As per the formula given vide 3.5.1 of IS 10262-1982 with usual notations

V = [ W + C/Sc + 1/p. fa/Sfa ] x 1/1000 (for calculating fine aggregate content) Absolute Volume of fresh concrete Sand content (fa) = = 0.98 359.965 Kg

V = [ W + C/Sc + 1/(p-1). Ca/Sca ] x 1/1000 (for calculating Coarse aggregate content) Coarse aggregate content (Ca) = 1329.45 Kg

The mix proportion as worked out as per IS 10262-1982 is Wt/cum 1kg of cem 50kg of cem Water 180 0.3 15 Cement 600 1 50 Fine aggregate 359.965 0.599942 29.99712 Coarse aggregate 1329.45 2.215757 110.7879

262-1982)

## e, 4 for Very severe, 5 for Extreme)

sults as 1 in 20

vol. of concrete

Approximate air content Nominal MSA Entrapped air Water content FA/TA 10 3 208 20 2 186 40 1 165

40 35 30

s in fck+t * s expression=

28 day strength verses water cement ratio 51 0.3 43 0.35 40 0.37 36.5 0.4 31 0.45 30 0.46 26 0.5 25 0.515 22.5 0.55 20 0.59 19 0.6 16.5 0.65 fck bar= upper lmt lower lmt intrapolation for w/c ratio 58.25 51 51 0.3

0.3 0.3

51 26

0.3 0.5

## water content FA/TA ratio

180 correction 25

zone of sand Comp.fact W/C ratio rounded Tot Corr 0 0 0 0 0 -1.5 0 -1 0 -2.5