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Low-strength cylinder test results

A. Section 26.12.6.1 of ACI 318-19 states that if any strength test of standard-cured cylinders falls below the specified compressive strength by more than the limit allowed for acceptance, or if tests of field-cured cylinders indicate deficiencies in protection and curing, steps shall be taken to ensure that structural adequacy of the ...

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Understanding Acceptance Criteria of Concrete - TechConsults

May 24, 2020  The ACI acceptance is based on the following: Characteristic strength – A certain percentage of compressive strength of concrete samples may fall below the characteristic strength. ACI 214 R 11 Table 4.2— provides Expected percentages of individual tests lower than fc

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ACCEPTANCE OF CONCRETE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH

- in case of high strength concrete (if the compressive strength class is C55/67): f ci 0.9 f ck. The MSZ EN 1992-1-1:2005 and the MSZ EN 206-1:2002 standards set up conformity for the compressive strength of concrete based on compressive strength test results of cylinders having a diameter of 150 mm and a height of 300 mm which were kept under

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214.4R-03 Guide for Obtaining Cores and Interpreting ...

Compressive Strength Results ACI 214.4R-03 Core testing is the most direct method to determine the compressive strength of concrete in a structure. Generally, cores are obtained either to assess whether suspect concrete in a new structure complies with strength-based acceptance criteria or to evaluate the structural capac ity of

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Tolerances in Concrete Construction - AWCI

by American Concrete Institute (ACI) Committee 116: “the permit-ted variation from a given dimension or quantity.” This variation can usually be in either of two directions and so can be regarded as positive or negative. Thus a tolerance in level of a ceiling amounting

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Air tolerances in concrete

May 17, 2018  The tolerance for air for acceptance is also given as ±1.5 %. ACI 301-16 Section 1.6.8. Field acceptance of concrete: accepts the concrete that is in the tolerance given above.

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CIP 9 - Low Concrete Cylinder Strength

Apr 09, 2020  An example of these strength acceptance criteria is provided in the table. If the strength test results fail either condition (a) or (b), steps must be taken to increase the strength of the concrete. If the results fail condition (b), an investigation should be made to WHY are Compressive Tests Low? The major reasons for low compressive strength

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What is the minimum acceptable compressive strength of a ...

International Building Code (IBC) (Section 1905.1.1) and the ACI 318 Standard (Section 5.1.1) indicate a minimum specified compressive strength of 2500 psi for structural concrete. Simply stated, no structural concrete can be specified with a stre...

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Concrete Strength Acceptance Criteria IS:456-2000 - Civil ...

Apr 16, 2017  Concrete Strength Acceptance Criteria IS:456-2000. By KAUSHAL KISHORE Materials Engineer, Roorkee. Strength of concrete is commonly considered its most valuable property, although in many practical cases, other characteristics, such as

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Why is the Acceptance of Concrete Test Results Still a ...

Aug 13, 2015  The Architect says this is less than 70 percent of fc1 and the concrete strength is suspect. A 28-day test result is 3,150 psi and the testing laboratory states in its report that this result does ...

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Concrete Cube and Cylinder Test Results Acceptance Criteria

Acceptance of Concrete Test Results As per ACI-5.6 (2008) it is recommended to perform the test on concrete in fresh, hardened or old state by well qualified field-testing technicians. The respective technicians are supposed to collect and prepare the test specimens according to

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Acceptance testing and criteria for ready mixed concrete ...

• the compressive strength of the concrete cube specimen especially if the concrete has a low workability • Difference in strengths of a pair of cubes made from same sample can be 15-20% • Concrete cubes in the pair are with bad workmanship • Have fairly low strengths and the bad workmanship may not be

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(PDF) ACI 214R-11 Guide to Evaluation of Strength Test ...

ACI 214R-11 Guide to Evaluation of Strength Test Results of Concrete

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Guide to Evaluation of Strength Test Results of Concrete

time, from a single batch or single truckload of concrete. individual strength—(also known as single cylinder strength) is the compressive strength of a single cylinder (ASTM C39/C39M); a single cylinder strength is part of, but individually does not constitute, a test result. normal distribution—a frequently occurring natural

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PIP 3 – Acceptance Testing of Pervious Concrete

Strength While compressive strength is commonly used for acceptance of conventional concrete, it is not appropriate for pervious concrete. A nominal strength of pervious concrete, suggested in ACI 522R, can be assumed when designing pavement thickness for anticipated traffic loads. When strength is specified, targeting a higher strength level to

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ACI 336.1-01 Specification for the Construction of Drilled ...

3.1—Tolerances 3.2—Dry method 3.3—Steel casing and liner 3.4—Reinforcing steel ... C 39-96 Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens C 94/C 94M-98c Specification for Ready-Mixed ... American Concrete Institute (ACI) P.O. Box 9094 Farmington Hills, Mich. 48333-9094 ...

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(PDF) ACI 214R-11 Guide to Evaluation of Strength Test ...

ACI 214R-11 Guide to Evaluation of Strength Test Results of Concrete

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Acceptance testing and criteria for ready mixed concrete ...

• the compressive strength of the concrete cube specimen especially if the concrete has a low workability • Difference in strengths of a pair of cubes made from same sample can be 15-20% • Concrete cubes in the pair are with bad workmanship • Have fairly low strengths and the bad workmanship may not be

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Concrete Cube and Cylinder Test Results Acceptance Criteria

Acceptance of Concrete Test Results As per ACI-5.6 (2008) it is recommended to perform the test on concrete in fresh, hardened or old state by well qualified field-testing technicians. The respective technicians are supposed to collect and prepare the test specimens according to

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Evaluation of Statistical Quality Control of Concrete

specifications establish tolerances for meeting the specified compressive strength acceptance criteria, analogous to the tolerances for other building materials. To satisfy statistically based strength-performance requirements, the average strength of the concrete should be in excess of the specified compressive strength fc′. The required

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GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS 11 CONCRETE

17.7 Acceptance of Concrete 17-3 Chapter 18 - Acceptance of Structure 18.1 General 18-1 18.2 Dimensional Tolerances 18-1 18.3 Appearance 18-2 18.4 Strength of Structure 18-2 18.5 Action Required When Strength Is Potentially Deficient 18-3 18.6 Durability 18-3 18.7 Withholding 18-3 18.8 Retainage 18-4 18.9 Rejected Concrete 18-4

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Tolerances in concrete construction

The tolerances achievable with precast concrete and cast-in-place concrete are likely to be quite differe n t . Similarly the tolerances achievable with fixed form s , sliding forms and other types of forming systems can d i f f e r. If the specifier arbitra r ily establishes a toler-a n c e , he may be unknowingly pre s c r ibing the con-

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Avoid the False Alarm for Low-Strength Concrete For ...

Jan 16, 2013  Unless otherwise specified, concrete strength acceptance is based on the average strength of at least two 6 by 12 inch or at least three 4 by 8

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Low Concrete Cylinder Strength — What, why, how ...

The ACI Building Code, ACI 318, and the Standard Specifications for Structural Concrete, ACI 301, recognize that when mixtures are proportioned to meet the requirements of the standards, low strength results will occur about once or twice in 100 tests due to normal variability.

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What is new in ACI 301-20, Specifications for Concrete ...

Jan 12, 2021  The new American Concrete Institute (ACI) 301-20, Specifications for Concrete Construction, has been expanded to include shotcrete, internal curing, mineral fillers, and recycled concrete aggregates. An overview and notable changes to ACI 301-20 are provided in the following sections. Section 1—General Requirements

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Compressive Strength of Concrete -Cube Test, Procedure ...

Concrete compressive strength for general construction varies from 15 MPa (2200 psi) to 30 MPa (4400 psi) and higher in commercial and industrial structures. Compressive strength of concrete depends on many factors such as water-cement ratio, cement strength, quality of concrete material, quality control during the production of concrete, etc.

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ACI 336.1-01 Specification for the Construction of Drilled ...

3.1—Tolerances 3.2—Dry method 3.3—Steel casing and liner 3.4—Reinforcing steel ... C 39-96 Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens C 94/C 94M-98c Specification for Ready-Mixed ... American Concrete Institute (ACI) P.O. Box 9094 Farmington Hills, Mich. 48333-9094 ...

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PIP 1 – Guide to Specifying Pervious Concrete

As stated in ACI 522.1-13, the tolerance for the specified void content is +/-5%. The pervious concrete mix ... Do not specify compressive strength as acceptance criteria. Do not specify a minimum cement content or water-to-cement ratio. Do specify target range for void content. Do specify acceptance of concrete based on its density relative to ...

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SECTION 03300 - CAST-IN-PLACE STRUCTURAL CONCRETE

C. Evaluation and Acceptance of Concrete: 1. Evaluation and acceptance of the compressive strength of concrete shall be according to the requirements of ACI 318, Chapter 5 "Concrete Quality," and as specified herein. [NOVEMBER 2002] CAST-IN-PLACE STRUCTURAL CONCRETE [CONTRACT NO]-[CONTRACT TITLE] PAGE 03300-4

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EFFECT OF CORE GEOMETRY AND SIZE ON CONCRETE

To evaluate the in-place concrete strength for acceptance for a structural member with potentially substandard strength, the compressive strength of cores may be required for assessment. Depending on the geometry and size of the core specimen, the compressive test results may need adjustment to characterize the in-place concrete strength.

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ASTM C42 / C42M - 20 Standard Test Method for Obtaining ...

An example of acceptance criteria for core strength is provided in ACI 318, 5 which are used to evaluate cores taken to investigate low strength test results of standard-cured cylinder during construction. According to ACI 318, the concrete represented by the cores is considered structurally adequate if the average strength of three cores is at ...

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CIP 41 - Acceptance Testing of Concrete

Acceptance testing is the process of testing representative samples of concrete furnished to a project. Acceptance test-ing includes tests on plastic concrete for slump, air content, density (unit weight), temperature, and tests on hardened concrete for strength and other durability properties as re-quired in Contract documents or project ...

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TECHNICAL CHECKLIST CONCRETE CORE TESTING

Strength level of concrete in the area represented by core tests is considered adequate when the average compressive strength of the three cores is equal to at least 85% of the specified compressive strength and no single core strength is less than 75% of the specified compressive strength. References: ACI 318-08, Section 5.6.5.4

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318-11 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete ...

ACI 318-11 was adopted as a standard of the American Concrete Institute May 24, 2011, to supersede ACI 318-08 in accordance with the Institute’s standardization procedure and was published August 2011.

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14.1 PCI Standard Design Practice

sistent with ACI ITG 5.16 are in full compliance with ACI 318-05. Precast concrete walls that are designed to conform to ACI 318-05 Section 21.8, and by reference to 21.7 and 21.13, are special reinforced concrete shear walls, with the design fac-tors as defined in ASCE 7-05,7 Table 12.2-1. Definitions of these terms are also located in Chapter ...

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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

III. ACCEPTANCE PROCESSES 52 a. Acceptance Testing 52 b. QC Cylinder Requirements 56 1. 7-day Compressive Strength 56 2. 28-day Compressive Strength 56 c. Verification Testing 57 1. Specification 57 d. Quality Assurance /Independent Assurance Testing 58 1. Specification 59 e. Section 506 RPS Cement Concrete Pavements 60 f.

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ASTM SPECIFICATIONS FOR CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS -

The net area used to determine compressive strength is the “average” net area of the unit, calculated from the unit net volume based on tests described in ASTM C140 (ref. 4). Gross and net areas are shown in Figure 1. Net area compressive strength is used for engineered masonry design, taking into account the mortar bedded and grouted areas.

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Chapter 26: Construction Documents and Inspection ...

Design information: (a) Requirements (1) through (11) for each concrete mixture, based on assigned exposure classes or design of members: (1) Minimum specified compressive strength of concrete, f c '. (2) Test age for demonstrating compliance with f c ' if different from 28 days. (3) Maximum w/cm applicable to most restrictive assigned durability exposure class from 19.3.2.1.

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CHAPTER 19 CONCRETE

by which the average compressive strength (f c) is required to exceed the specified value of f c in accordance with ACI 318, Section 5.5. 1905.6 Evaluation and acceptance of concrete. The criteria for evaluation and acceptance of concrete shall be as specified in Sections 1905.6.2 through 1905.6.5. 1905.6.1Qualifiedtechnicians.Concrete shallbe ...

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