STP169

    Size And Number Of Samples And Statistical Considerations In Sampling

    Published: Jan 1956


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    Abstract

    Samples of concrete and concrete aggregates should portray accurately the characteristics of the material being tested, but variations in these materials make it difficult to obtain samples with the assurance that they are completely representative. Test results are more reliable as the number and size of samples increase, but additional samples or samples of greater size increase the cost of testing.


    Author Information:

    Cordon, WA
    Research Engineer, Portland Cement Assn., Chicago, Ill.


    Paper ID: STP39413S

    Committee/Subcommittee: C09.68

    DOI: 10.1520/STP39413S


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