THE WORKABILITY OF CONCRETE

The workability of concrete is the subject of the following chapters: (1) Introduction; (2) Empirical methods of measurement; (3) The soil mechanics approach; (4) Rheology of concentrated suspensions I: Materials with linear flow curves; (5) The rheology of fresh concrete; (6) Practical requirements for workability; (7) Factors affecting workability; (8) Rheology of concentrated suspensions II: Materials with non-linear flow curves; (9) The rheology of cement pastes; (10) Conclusions. Appendixes include the following topics: (A) Soil mechanics equations; (B) Flow through a capillary tube; (C) Coaxial-cylinders viscometer equations; (D) Selected definitions of rheological terms; (E) Standards specifications for measurement of workability.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cement and Concrete Association

    Wexham Spring
    Slough SL3 6PL, Buckinghamshire,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Tattersall, G H
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 138 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00141152
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 26 1976 12:00AM