Papers provide data on strength uniformity of cements – the major component in concrete. Several consider the impact of ASTM C917, Method for Evaluation Cement Strength Uniformity From a Single Source, and suggest that it is a "suitable yardstick to assess whether quality control procedures exercised are effective."
Uniformity in Compressive Strengths of Cement and Corresponding Concrete
Al-Badr H., Kilpadikar A.
Application of CCRL Data in the Development of Cement Standards
Pielert J., Spring C.
Quality of Cements in India—Results of Three Decadal Surveys
Mullick A., Visvesvaraya H.
Variability of Cement Strength in Saudi Arabia
Chowdhury M., Taryal M.
Paper ID: STP961-EB