SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 2006

Chapter 33: Petrographic Evaluation of Concrete Aggregates


CHAPTERS AUTHORED BY R. MIELENZ ON PETROgraphic examination of concrete aggregate were included in the four previous editions of this ASTM Special Technical Publication, ASTM STP 169, ASTM STP 169A, ASTM STP 169B, and ASTM STP 169C. Experience and literature pertinent to examination of all types of concrete aggregate are cited as appropriate. Among the revisions to this addition, a major section on qualifications of personnel performing petrographic examination for the purposes of qualifying aggregate for use in portland cement concrete has been added. This chapter is dedicated to Dr. Richard C. Mielenz for his long and dedicated service to ASTM Committee C9 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates.

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Wong, GS
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS
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Developed by Committee: C09
Pages: 377–400
DOI: 10.1520/STP37751S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5520-6
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-3367-9