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WorkabilityofFreshConcretebySlumpTest

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WORKABILITY

Slumptestisusedtodeterminetheworkabilityoffreshconcrete.SlumptestasperIS:1199–1959isfollowed.Theapparatususedfordoingslumptest

areSlumpconeandTampingrod.

Proceduretodetermineworkabilityoffreshconcretebyslumptest. i)Theinternalsurfaceofthemouldisthoroughlycleanedandappliedwithalightcoatofoil. ii)Themouldisplacedonasmooth,horizontal,rigidandnonabsorbentsurface. iii)Themouldisthenfilledinfourlayerswithfreshlymixedconcrete,eachapproximatelytoone­fourthoftheheightofthemould.

iv)Eachlayeristamped25timesbytheroundedendofthetampingrod(strokesaredistributedevenlyoverthecrosssection).

v)Afterthetoplayerisrodded,theconcreteisstruckoffthelevelwithatrowel.

vi)Themouldisremovedfromtheconcreteimmediatelybyraisingitslowlyintheverticaldirection.

vii)Thedifferenceinlevelbetweentheheightofthemouldandthatofthehighestpointofthesubsidedconcreteismeasured.

viii)Thisdifferenceinheightinmmistheslumpoftheconcrete.

viii)Thisdifferenceinheightinmmistheslumpoftheconcrete. ReportingofResults

ReportingofResults

Theslumpmeasuredshouldberecordedinmmofsubsidenceofthespecimenduringthetest.Anyslumpspecimen,whichcollapsesorshearsoff

laterallygivesincorrectresultandifthisoccurs,thetestshouldberepeatedwithanothersample.If,intherepeattestalso,thespecimenshears,the

slumpshouldbemeasuredandthefactthatthespecimensheared,shouldberecorded.

TypicalQuestions

Ques1.Whatistheidealvalueofslump?

Answer1Incaseofadrysample,slumpwillbeintherangeof25­50mmthatis1­2inches.Butincaseofawetconcrete,theslumpmayvaryfrom

150­175mmorsay6­7inches.Sothevalueofslumpisspecificallymentionedalongthemixdesignandthusitshouldbecheckedasperyourlocation.

Slumpdependsonmanyfactorslikepropertiesofconcreteingredients–aggregatesetc.Alsotemperaturehasitseffectonslumpvalue.Soallthese

parametersshouldbekeptinmindwhendecidingtheidealslump

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Ques2.Howdoesasuperplasticizereffecttheslumpofconcrete?

Answer2ValueofSlumpcanbeincreasedbytheadditionofchemicaladmixtureslikemid­rangeorhigh­rangewaterreducingagents(super­

plasticizers)withoutchangingthewater/cementratio.

Ques3.Howmuchtimeoneshouldtaketoraisethecone?

Answer3Oncetheconeisfilledandtoppedoff[excessiveconcretefromtopiscleared]raisetheconewithin5­10seconds.

Ques4.WhatarethedimensionsoftheconeusedinSlumpTest?

Answer3Thedimensionsare

TopDiameter–10cm

BottomDiameter–20cm

Height–30cm

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BottomDiameter–20cm Height–30cm MoreEntries: Isslumptestagoodtestformeasuringworkability?

Comments

ManojBholaAugust22,2012at8:39am

Whatwillbetheslumpvalueforcolumn,slab,Retainingwall,footing,piers?

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hirwaFebruary10,2013at3:01am

forslumptestmustknowntheworkabilityofconcretebtwetolk.aboutcompressiontest

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Ajitkumarsahu.March8,2013at3:04pm

Theslumpvalueofconcreteshouldbeliebetween25mmto125mm.

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vmsounthararajanMarch14,2013at6:00am

ifiusedpumpingofconcretewithsteelfibres,anyslumplosssthereornot

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PritishGuptaApril17,2013at1:44pm

Howtododeterminetheslumpofaconcrete.Whotellsyouwhichslumpisappropriateandwhy?

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ManojkumarMay7,2013at6:49am

Whatisthereasonifslumpofamixfordesigncomesapproximatelysameafter30min.and60min.?

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krysokhengJuly8,2013at12:42am

iwanttheappropriateslumpvalueforcastingtheprecastT­girder.

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vikas.PatilJanuary11,2014at7:52am

At120mtwhattypeofdoweuse

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SURENDARMarch18,2014at9:52am

whatisproportionofmixforconductingslumptest

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rajatFebruary5,2016at9:29am

youshouldusethepropotionswhichyougotfrommixdesignofconcrete.Thereisnoparticularpraportion.

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alexJuly22,2014at2:11am

good……thanks…

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SamsulIslamSeptember1,2014at8:06am

WhatisVEBEConsistometerandSpecificationsLimits…

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mansinghpawarDecember26,2014at8:22am

Forslumptestmusttheworkabilityofconcrete

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abhishekDecember28,2014at2:16am

whatisallowableslumpforslabandbeamconcrete???

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