Civil MDC

Guide for Selecting Proportions

Guide for Selecting Proportions for High-Strength Concrete Using Portland Cement and Other Cementitious Materials 1

Guide for Selecting Proportions for High-Strength Concrete Using Portland Cement and Other Cementitious Materials

Description ACI 211.1 describes methods for selecting proportions for normal-strength concrete in the range of 2000 to 6000 psi. This guide supplements ACI 211.1 by presenting several methods for selecting mixture proportions for high-strength concrete and for optimizing these proportions on the basis of trial batches. Usually, for high-strength concrete mixtures specially selected cementitious materials …

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Guide for Selecting Proportions for No-Slump Concrete 2

Guide for Selecting Proportions for No-Slump Concrete

Description The general comments contained in ACI 211.1 are pertinent to the procedures discussed in this guide. The description ofthe constituent materials of concrete, the differences in proportioning the ingredients, and the need for knowledge ofthe physical properties of the aggregate and cementitious materials apply equally to this guide. The level of overdesignindicated in ACI …

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