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Standard Test Method for Consistency of Cement Paste by Vicat Apparatus

This test method is used to determine the amount of water required to prepare hydraulic cement pastes with normal consistency, as required for certain standard tests. The percentage amount of water which is required to prepare standard cement paste when vicat plunger penetrate under 10±1mm reading is known as standard consistency or normal consistency

Standard Test Method for Air Content of Hydraulic Cement Mortar

Proportion the standard mortar using 350 g cement to 1400 g 20–30 standard sand and sufficient water to give a flow of 871⁄2 6 71⁄2 %. The flow is the resulting increase in average diameter of the mortar mass, as determined with the calipers, measured on at least four diameters at approximately equi-spaced intervals, expressed as a percentage of the original

Factors Affecting Road / Highway Classification

To identify the classification to which any road belongs, the following factors should be considered: SERVICE FUNCTION:- Most roads provide service to traffic, access to land or both. Following road type provide the service function given as; Freeways and Arterials ==> provide the movement of through traffic. Local roads ==> are used almost exclusively for land

5 Major Classes of Roads

Their main function is to facilitate regional distribution of traffic (intercity movement). They may be national or provincial roads and the type of facilities found in this class are freeways, expressways, dual carriageways and single carriageway main roads. This class of road forms the primary network for the urban area as a whole. All long distance traffic movements to
By Haseeb Jamal - Dec 02, 2017

General Considerations and Assumptions in the Soil Stability Analysis

There are three distinct parts to an analysis of the stability of a slope. They are:. If the analysis is for a natural slope, it is essential that the sample be undisturbed. In such important respects as rate of shear application and state of initial consolidation, the condition of testing must represent as closely as possible the most unfavorable conditions ever likely
By Haseeb Jamal - Dec 02, 2017

Active Earth Pressure on Retaining Wall

Consider an element at a depth z below the ground surface, When the wall is at the point of moving away (Outwards) from the backfill, there are two kinds of pressure acting on it. In this case the sand back-fill behind the retaining wall is saturated with water. The lateral pressure is made up of two components: Lateral pressure due to submerged weight (gamma)

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