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Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Conventional Concrete Test Procedures." National Research Council. 1997. Nonconventional Concrete Technologies: Renewal of the Highway Infrastructure. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5560.
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Appendix C

Conventional Concrete Test Procedures

This appendix lists the main test procedures for conventional concrete. The data was compiled from Klieger and Lamond (1994).

  1. Cement Content Analysis Procedures

1.1 Standard Procedure ASTM C1078

1.2 Non-Standard Procedures

1.2.1 Constant Neutralization Method (Chemical)

1.2.2 Absorption Method (Chemical)

1.2.3 Rapid Analysis Machine (Separation)

1.2.4 Flotation Method (Separation)

1.2.5 Willis and Hime Method (Separation)

1.2.6 Dunagan Buoyancy Method (Separation)

1.2.7 Nuclear Cement Gage (Nuclear)

1.2.8 Thermal Neutron Activation (Nuclear)

1.2.9 Hydrometer Analysis Method

1.2.10 Concrete Consistency Method

1.2.11 Conductrimetric Method

  1. Water Content Analysis Procedures

2.1 Standard Procedure ASTM C1079

2.2 Non-Standard Procedures

2.2.1 Concrete Consistency Method

2.2.2 Thermal Conductivity Methods

2.2.3 Microwave Oven Method (Separation)

2.2.4 Dunagan Buoyancy Method (Separation)

2.2.5 Flotation Method (Separation)

2.2.6 Capacitance Methods (Electrical)

2.2.7 Electrical Resistance Method (Electrical)

2.2.8 Microwave-Absorption Method (Method)

2.2.9 Neutron-Scattering Methods (Nuclear)

Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Conventional Concrete Test Procedures." National Research Council. 1997. Nonconventional Concrete Technologies: Renewal of the Highway Infrastructure. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5560.
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  1. Concrete Strength Testing Procedures

3.1 Preparing Compression Test Specimens

3.1.1 Standard ASTM C 192 (Laboratory)

3.1.2 Standard ASTM C 31 (Field)

3.2 Compressive Strength Test Standard ASTM C 39

3.3 Preparing Tension Test Specimens

3.3.1 Standard ASTM C 192 (Laboratory)

3.3.2 Standard ASTM C 31 (Field)

3.4 Tension Strength Test Procedures

3.4.1 Flexural Center-Point Load Standard ASTM C 293

3.4.2 Flexural Third-Point Load Standard ASTM C 78

3.4.3 Splitting Tensile Strength Standard ASTM C 496

3.4.4 Direct Tensile Strength Standard ASTM D 2936

3.4.5 Non-Standard Double Punch Test

3.5 Triaxial Loading Strength Standard ASTM C 801

  1. Concrete Uniformity and Workability Tests

4.1 Cement Content Standard ASTM C 1078

4.2 Water Content Standard ASTM C 1079

4.3 Air Content Tests

4.3.1 Pressure Method ASTM C 231

4.3.2 Volumetric Method ASTM C 173

4.3.3 Gravimetric Method ASTM C 138

4.4 Unit Weight Standard ASTM C 138

4.5 Temperature Test Standard ASTM C 1064

4.6 Standard Workability Test - Slump - ASTM C 143

4.7 Non-Standard Workability Tests

4.7.1 K-Slump Tester

4.7.2 Placeability Apparatus

4.7.3 Remolding Test

4.7.4 Kelly Ball Penetration Test

4.7.5 Thaulow Concrete Tester

4.7.6 Vebe Apparatus

4.7.7 Compacting Factor Test

4.7.8 Wigmore Consistometer

4.7.9 Flow Cone Apparatus

4.7.10 Grout Consistency Meter

4.7.11 Otto Graf Viscosimeter

Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Conventional Concrete Test Procedures." National Research Council. 1997. Nonconventional Concrete Technologies: Renewal of the Highway Infrastructure. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5560.
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REFERENCE

Klieger, P., and J.F. Lamond (eds). 1994. Significance of Tests and Properties of Concrete and Concrete-Making Materials, ASTM STP 169C, 4th edition. Philadelphia, Pa.: ASTM.

Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Conventional Concrete Test Procedures." National Research Council. 1997. Nonconventional Concrete Technologies: Renewal of the Highway Infrastructure. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5560.
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