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    Significance of Tests and Properties of Concrete and Concrete-Making Materials

    Lamond JF, Pielert JH
    Published: 2006

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    Fifty-six chapters cover the latest technology in concrete and concrete-making materials.

    The new edition of this popular ASTM publication covers:

    • Cement and Concrete Quality
    • Ready-Mixed Concrete
    • Sampling and Testing Techniques
    • Strength Testing
    • Abrasion Resistance
    • NDT
    • Elastic Properties, Creep, and Relaxation
    • Concrete Aggregates
    • Hydraulic Cements
    • And Much More!

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Introduction

    Chapter 2: The Nature of Concrete

    Chapter 3: Techniques, Procedures, and Practices of Sampling of Concrete and Concrete-Making Materials

    Chapter 4: Statistical Considerations in Sampling and Testing

    Chapter 5: Uniformity of Concrete-Making Materials

    Chapter 6: Virtual Testing of Cement and Concrete

    Chapter 7: Quality Cement, Concrete, and Aggregates—The Role of Testing Laboratories

    Chapter 8: Factors Influencing Concrete Workability

    Chapter 9: Air Content, Temperature, Density (Unit Weight), and Yield

    Chapter 10: Making and Curing Concrete Specimens

    Chapter 11: Time of Setting

    Chapter 12: Bleed Water

    Chapter 13: Concrete Strength Testing

    Chapter 14: Prediction of Potential Concrete Strength at Later Ages

    Chapter 15: Freezing and Thawing

    Chapter 16: Corrosion of Reinforcing Steel

    Chapter 17: Embedded Metals and Materials Other Than Reinforcing Steel

    Chapter 18: Abrasion Resistance

    Chapter 19: Elastic Properties, Creep, and Relaxation

    Chapter 20: Petrographic Examination

    Chapter 21: Volume Change

    Chapter 22: Thermal Properties

    Chapter 23: Pore Structure, Permeability, and Penetration Resistance Characteristics of Concrete

    Chapter 24: Chemical Resistance of Concrete

    Chapter 25: Resistance to Fire and High Temperatures

    Chapter 26: Air Content And Density Of Hardened Concrete

    Chapter 27: Analyses For Cement And Other Materials In Hardened Concrete

    Chapter 28: Nondestructive Tests

    Chapter 29: Grading, Shape, and Surface Texture

    Chapter 30: Bulk Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), Pore Structure, Absorption, and Surface Moisture

    Chapter 31: Soundness, Deleterious Substances, and Coatings

    Chapter 32: Degradation Resistance, Strength, and Related Properties of Aggregates

    Chapter 33: Petrographic Evaluation of Concrete Aggregates

    Chapter 34: Alkali-Silica Reactions in Concrete

    Chapter 35: Alkali-Carbonate Rock Reaction

    Chapter 36: Thermal Properties of Aggregates

    Chapter 37: Hydraulic Cements—Physical Properties

    Chapter 38: Hydraulic Cement-Chemical Properties

    Chapter 39: Mixing and Curing Water for Concrete

    Chapter 40: Curing and Materials Applied to New Concrete Surfaces

    Chapter 41: Air-Entraining Admixtures

    Chapter 42: Chemical Admixtures

    Chapter 43: Supplementary Cementitious Materials

    Chapter 44: Slag as a Cementitious Material

    Chapter 45: Ready-Mixed Concrete

    Chapter 46: Lightweight Concrete and Aggregates

    Chapter 47: Cellular Concrete

    Chapter 48: Concrete for Radiation Shielding

    Chapter 49: Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

    Chapter 50: Preplaced Aggregate Concrete

    Chapter 51: Roller-Compacted Concrete (RCC)

    Chapter 52: Polymer-Modified Concrete and Mortar

    Chapter 53: Shotcrete

    Chapter 54: Organic Materials for Bonding, Patching, and Sealing Concrete

    Chapter 55: Packaged, Dry, Cementitious Mixtures

    Chapter 56: Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC)


    Committee: C09

    DOI: 10.1520/STP169D-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5520-6

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-3367-9