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ACI 309R-05: Guide for Consolidation of Concrete

ACI 309R-05: Guide for Consolidation of Concrete

Includes information on the mechanism of consolidation and gives recommendations on equipment, characteristics, and procedures for various classes of construction!

Price: $64.50
ISBN: 9780870311840
Product Code: 0870311905
Year: 2005
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: American Concrete Institute


Table of Contents:

  • General, p. 309R-2
  • Effect of mixture proportions on consolidation, p. 309R-3
    • Mixture proportions
    • Workability and consistency
    • Workability requirements
  • Methods of consolidation, p. 309R-4
    • Manual methods
    • Mechanical methods
    • Methods used in combination
  • Consolidation of concrete by vibration, p. 309R-5
    • Vibratory motion
    • Process of consolidation
  • Equipment for vibration, p. 309R-6
    • Internal vibrators
    • Form vibrators
    • Vibrating tables
    • Surface vibrators
    • Vibrator maintenance
  • Forms, p. 309R-13
    • General
    • Sloping surfaces
    • Surface blemishes
    • Form tightness
    • Forms for external vibration
  • Recommended vibration practices for general construction, p. 309R-15
    • General
    • Procedure for internal vibration
    • Adequacy of internal vibration
    • Vibration of reinforcement
    • Revibration
    • Form vibration
    • Consequences of improper vibration
  • Structural concrete, p. 309R-19
    • Design and detailing prerequisites
    • Mixture requirements
    • Internal vibration
    • Form vibration
    • Tunnel linings
  • Mass concrete, p. 309R-20
    • Mixture requirements
    • Vibration equipment
    • Forms
    • Vibration practices
    • Roller-compacted concrete
  • Normal-density concrete floor slabs, p. 309R-22
    • Mixture requirements
    • Equipment
    • Structural slabs
    • Slabs on ground
    • Heavy-duty industrial floors
    • Vacuum dewatering
  • Pavements, p. 309R-24
    • General
    • Mixture requirements
    • Equipment
    • Vibration procedures
    • Special precautions
  • Precast products, p. 309R-27
    • General
    • Mixture requirements
    • Forming material
    • Choice of consolidation method
    • Placing methods
  • Structural low-density concrete, p. 309R-28
    • General
    • Mixture requirements
    • Behavior of structural low-density concrete during vibration
    • Consolidation equipment and procedures
    • Floors
  • High-density concrete, p. 309R-29
    • General
    • Mixture requirements
    • Placing techniques
  • Self-consolidating concrete, p. 309R-29
    • General
  • Quality control and quality assurance, p. 309R-29
    • General
    • Adequacy equipment and procedures
    • Checking equipment performance
  • Consolidation of test specimens, p. 309R-31
    • Strength
    • Density
    • Air content
    • Consolidating very stiff concrete in laboratory specimens
  • Consolidation in congested areas, p. 309R-32
    • Common placing problems
    • Consolidation techniques
  • References, p. 309R-33
    • Referenced standards and reports
    • Cited references
  • Appendix-Fundamentals of vibration, p. 309R-35
    • A.1-Principles of simple harmonic motion
    • A.2-Action of a rotary vibrator
    • A.3-Vibratory motion in the concrete