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Mix Design for Concrete

Grade = M 25

C1.Design stipulation:
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Characteristic Compressive strength

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ii Maximum size of aggregate

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iii Degree of workability
iv Degree of quality
v Type of Exposure

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C2. Test data for materials
(i) Cement used

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(ii) Specific gravity of Cement

25
20
0.8

N/mm2
mm
Good
Mild

PPC

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3

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2.8
2.61

(iii) Specific gravity
Fine Aggregate
Coarse Aggregate
(iv) Water absorption

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Fine Aggregate

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2.1
0.78

Coarse Aggregate
(v) Free Surface Moisture

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Fine Aggregate
Coarse Aggregate

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2.1

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3

(vi) Fine Aggregate confirming the table 4,
383- Zone

IS

C3.Target mean strength
Standard deviation "s"
Tolerance factor "t"
Target mean strength "fck"

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Nil %
Zone

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4 (From Table 8, IS 456:2000)
1.65 (From Table 2, IS 10262)
fck + s x t
31.60
N/mm2

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0.44

C4. Selection of Water Cement ratio
Water Cement ratio
C5.Selection of water sand content
Approximate water content
Sand content as percentage of total
aggregate by absolute volume

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(From fig. 1, Is 10262)

186.00 l/m3 (Table 4, IS 10262)
35.00 % (Sand confirming to Grade II)

Adjustments (Table 6, IS 10262)
Adjustments required in
Change in contition
(i) For Increase/Decrease in w/c Ratio
(ii)
For sand confirming of table 4, IS 383, Zone
(iii)
For Increase/Decrease in compaction Factor
Total adjustments
Therefore,
Required Sand content
Required Water content

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Water Content in
percentage
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Percentage sand in
total aggregate
-3.2

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-1.5

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-4.7

30.30 %
186.00 l/m3

quantity of water b) Extra quantity of water to be added for absorbtion in case of coarse aggregate.31 C8.72 ltr = 66.81 0.08 186.00 2.57 = 50.44 .C6. Cement Fine Aggregate 422.32 kg 10 mm = 56.91 kg (vi) Actual quantity of Coarse Aggregate required 20 mm = 10 mm = 83.Actual quantities required for the mix per bag of cement The mix is 1:1.78% by mass (v) Actual quantity of Fine Aggregate required after allowing mass of free moisture 21.08 kg Coarse aggregate V = W + C/Sc + 1/(1-p) * Ca/Sca Coarse aggregate "Ca" = 1188.98 Cum Fine aggregate V = W + C/Sc + 1/p * fa/Sfa Fine aggregate "fa" = 554.44 186.08 kg Then the mix propostion is.94 kg 55.73 kg C7.21 kg (iv) Water a) = 22 ltr = 1.53 kg (iii) Coarse Aggregate 20 mm = 84. Determination of Cement content Water Cement Ratio Water Content Cement Content = = = 0.54 kg (ii) Fine Aggregate = 140.00 kg (i) Cement = 65.10 ltr c) Quantity of water deducted for free moisture = present in sand. IS 10262) 0.00 ltr 422.38 ltr For water cement ratio ….1% by mass = d) Actual quantity of water -1.08 1.0 Coarse Water Aggregate 554.19:2.. at 2.96 kg 1188. at 0.7 1. Determination of Fine & Coarse aggregate Air entrapped in concrete Actual quantity of concrete "V" = = 2 % (From Table 3.

No Material name Cum Quantity Unit 1 Cement 422.91 kg 20 mm = 10 mm = 83.100 7 W/C ratio 0.94 kg 55.72 ltr 50.Therfore.14 kg 5 Water 183. the actual quantities of materials required for the mix are.00 kg 66.72 kg 3 Coarse Aggregate 20mm 709.44 mm .96 kg Materials required for concrete Grade M 25 1 Concrete quantity = Sl.63 ltr 6 Slump 75 .73 kg 2 Fine Aggregate 565. Water Cement Fine aggregate Coars Aggregate = = = 21.71 kg 4 Coarse Aggregate 10mm 473.

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