specific gravity of concrete

Fundamentals of Concrete

Bulk specific gravity of concrete materials Portland Cement 315 Pozzolan 22 to 28 Natural Aggregates 24 to 29 Water 10 Bulk specific gravity applies to porous materials For non-porous materials the specific gravity and bulk specific gravity are the same BULK SPECIFIC GRAVITY SATURATED SURFACE DRY Gs ssd - The bulk...

Fine Aggregates Specific Gravity of Sand / Fine

Dec 12 2020 0183 32 Fine Aggregates Specific Gravity of Sand / Fine Aggregate Fine Aggregates for Concrete Aggregates consist of sand gravel and stones either crushed or and crushed or a suitable combination of them Aggregate should be strong hard dense durable and free from injurious amounts of alkali They should comply with the local Standard Code...

3 MIX DESIGN PROPORTIONING

specific gravity of the material and again dividing by the density of water 6227 lbs/ft3 at 734 176 F Converting from volume to weight is accomplished simply by taking the known volume ft3 of the ingredient and multiplying by the specific gravity of the ingredient and again multiplying by the density of water 6227 lbs/ft3 at 734 176 F...

The Effect of Aggregate Properties on Concrete

Absolute specific gravity ASG refers to the solid material excluding the pores and bulk specific gravity BSG sometimes called apparent specific gravity includes the volume of the por For the purpose of mixture proportioning it is important to know the space occupied by the aggregate particles including the pores within the particl...

Concrete Mix Design

compacted concrete This can be found out from Fig 114 for approximate water content and specific gravity of aggregate Next find out the density of fresh concrete from Fig 114 for water content of 205 kg/m3 20 mm uncrushed aggregate of spgr 265 𝑇 = 23750 3...

Designing and Proportioning Normal Concrete Mixtures

111 Water specific gravity 100 121 Cement brand for example GCC 121 Type of cement I- II LA 123 Cement specific gravity 315 131 Other material fly ash type F 210 14 Coarse Aggregate 141 Specific Gravity Oven Dry OD 262 142 Nominal Maximum size 10 inch...

Specific Gravity Of Cement Test

As per industry the acceptable value of specific gravity of cement is up to 319 But if the value is greater than 319 it means cement is containing greater amount of moisture content which will affect the workability and strength of concrete...

Specific gravity of Cement

Generally a nominal mix is prepared with the cement of specific gravity 315 if there is any change in this value it will affect the design mix It may increase the water-cement ratio which will affect the workability and strength of concrete Specific Gravity of Cement Test Object - To determine the specific gravity...

Standard Test Method for Relative Density Specific

52 Relative density is used to calculate the volume occupied by the aggregate in various mixtures containing aggregate including hydraulic cement concrete bituminous concrete and other mixtures that are proportioned or analyzed on an absolute volume basis Relative density specific gravity is also used in the computation of voids in aggregate in Test Method C29/C29M and in Test Method C1252...

Effect of specific gravity of coarse aggregate on

Jul 18 2013 0183 32 This study presents results on the influence of specific gravity of coarse aggregate on the interfacial transition zone permeability and strength of concrete The aggregate variables studied in this work were specific density 085 120 180 265 and water / cement ratio 025 040 055 070...

Determination of Specific Gravity of Cement and Its Importance

Significance of Specific Gravity of Cement Based on the moisture content present in the cement the specific gravity can either increase or decrease The cement particles have pores or particles that can contain water within it A nominal mix is prepared with a cement of specific gravity 315...

What is the specific gravity of concrete

Specific gravity is ratio of mass to volume to that of water Concrete is made up of using various materials which have different specific gravity In simple words you can relate the density of the concrete as to specific gravity of it because th...

Determination of specific gravity of soil water cement

The specific gravity of the soil particles G shall be measured at room temperature If water has been used as the air-free liquid then the following equation shall be used The specific gravity of soil shall be calculated as follows G = D e n s i t y o f w a t e r a t 27 C W e i g h t o f s o i l o f e q u a l v o l u m e...

PDF Determination of the Specific Gravity and Water

The knowledge of the specific gravity is important for the concrete technologist to determine the properties of concrete made from such aggregat It is used for the calculation of the volume occupied by the aggregates in various mixtures and generally it ranges from 25-3...

WHAT ARE THE PROPERTIES OF AGGREGATES FOR CONCRETE

Oct 01 2016 0183 32 Specific gravity values are also used while designing concrete mix Also read Specific Gravity Water Absorption Test of Aggregat 5 Bulk Density It is defined as the weight of the aggregate required to fill a container of unit volume It is generally expressed in kg/litre...

HOW AGGREGATE PROPERTIES AFFECTS CONCRETE PROPERTIES

Feb 15 2019 0183 32 Specific gravity a low specified gravity indicates to high porosity which results in poor durability and low strength The concrete density is greatly depending on the specific gravity A porous nature ie those which increase in weight exceeding 10 of dry weight after immersion for 24 hours should not be permitted unless specified...

Mass Weight Density or Specific Gravity of Bulk Materials

The specific gravity of all other materials are compared to water as a fraction heavier or lighter density For example ammonium nitrate has a specific gravity sg of 073 while dry ammonium sulphate has a sg of 113 1130 kilograms/cubic metre see table below...

Bulk Specific Gravity

James G Speight PhD DSC in Asphalt Materials Science and Technology 2016 595 Bulk Specific Gravity The bulk specific gravity is the ratio of the weight of a given volume of aggregate including the permeable and impermeable voids in the particles to the weight of an equal volume of water Kandhal et al 2000 Prowell and Baker 2004 Sholar et al 2005...

what is specific gravity of concrete

Jul 28 2015 0183 32 what is specific gravity of concrete concrete asked Jul 28 2015 in Concrete Technology by mfby2k 1 Answer 0 votes The ratio of the mass of a solid or liquid to the mass of an equal volume of water specific gravity of cement is 24 specific gravity of Sand is 26 specific gravity of Aggregate is 24 to 30...

Manuals Documents

South Dakota Asphalt Concrete Marshall Mix Design Procedure SD 317 Evaluating Quality Control Test Results of Aggregate Gradations Theoretical Maximum Specific Gravity and Bulk Specific Gravity of Asphalt Concrete Mixes SD 318 Density and Air Voids of Asphalt Concrete...

Influence of Specific Gravity on Weight of Proportions of

Specific Gravity Fig 3 Plot of Aggregates Content of Concrete vs Cement-Water Ratio and Specific Gravity Fig 4 Plot of Density of Concrete vs Cement-Water Ratio and Specific Gravity Cement-Water Ratio Water Content kg/m 3 13 135 14 145 15 155 16 165 17 175 18 120 125 130 135 140 145 150 155 Specific Gravity = 26 Specific...

Specific gravity of Cement

Generally a nominal mix is prepared with the cement of specific gravity 315 if there is any change in this value it will affect the design mix It may increase the water-cement ratio which will affect the workability and strength of concrete Specific Gravity of Cement Test Object - To determine the specific gravity of a given cement sample...

Mix Design for Pumped Concrete with PPC OPC OPC Flyash

G a = Weighted average specific gravity of combined fine and coarse aggregate bulk SSD G c = Specific gravity of cement Determine actual value in absence assume 315 for OPC and 300 for PPC Fly ash based A = Air content percent...

SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF COARSE AGGREGATE AASHTO T 85

Specific Gravity is the ratio of the weight of a given volume of aggregate to the weight of an equal volume of water Water at a temperature of 734 176 F 23 176 C has a specific gravity of 1 Specific Gravity is important for several reasons Some deleterious particles are lighter than the good aggregat...

Requirements of Concrete Admixtures for use in Construction

The consistency of admixture mainly depends on its specific gravity and depends on solid content If the specific gravity changes the consistency of concrete mix will vary 4 Molecular Weight Higher the molecular weight higher the efficiency when it is used in concrete...

IS 9103 1999 Specification for Concrete Admixtures

admixtures for specific use with the concrete-making materials and mix proportions to be used on the work under lield conditions This standard also provides for such specific evaluation of an admixture in addition to the general evaluation for confomity to the requirements of this standard...

Specific Gravity of Concrete Density Materials

Specific gravity is the ratio of the weight of a cubic foot of a material to the weight of a cubic foot of water which is 624 pcf Therefore the specific gravity of a typical concrete mix is 145/624 or 232 This table is a data information resource for the specific gravity of many common general materials...

PROPERTIES OF AGGREGATES FOR CONCRETE

Specific gravity The specific gravity of an aggregate is considered to be a measure of strength or quality of the material Low specific gravity Aggregates are generally weaker than those with high specific gravity Low specific gravity generally indicates porous weak and absorptive aggregate...

How to determine the specific gravity of concrete

First prepare samples of your concrete The standard method is to sample at random during pouring and make several 15cm cubes in standard moulds set for 24 hours then cure for a further 6 days under water If you are testing concrete that has alr...

what is the specific gravity of concrete Yahoo Answers

May 14 2010 0183 32 The weight of a batch of concrete varies with its composition but a typical concrete mix about 145 pounds per cubic foot pcf Specific gravity is the ratio of the weight of a cubic foot of a material to the weight of a cubic foot of water which is 624 pcf Therefore the specific gravity of a typical concrete mix is 145/624 or 232...