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eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7727-7
... masonry. As part of those efforts, knowledge gaps have been identified highlighting the need for additional research on or analysis of the performance of dry-stack masonry. One such topic lacking comprehensive data was the establishment of a correlation between the compressive strength of individual...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2021
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7718-5
... the effect of orientation on the mechanical properties of specimens cut from multilayered ACC elements. Specimens were tested for compressive strength under two principal orientations (Y and Z), bending strength under two orientations (X and Z); and two different interface strength tests (using splitting...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2021
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7704-8
... While the thermal performance of a roof insulation is an important metric to consider when selecting and specifying products, several other material characteristics need to be evaluated, such as compressive strength, fire resistance, moisture absorption resistance, dimensional stability...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2013
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7556-3
... including soil characteristics and mechanical properties such as stress–strain curves, compressive strength, yield strength, and modulus of elasticity are presented. The impact of temperature, dry density, water content, and specimen orientation on the mechanical properties is discussed. naturally...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2012
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7543-3
... cured under high relative humidity in order to deliver comparative compressive strength information. We propose several modifications to ASTM C1707-09 that will allow the comparison of pozzolanic hydraulic limes (PHLs) under reproducible conditions in order to provide helpful and robust data, for both...
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Book: Masonry
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3424-9
... Currently the TMS 602-08, “Specification for Masonry Structures,” allows the specified compressive strength of masonry, f m ′, to be determined using either the unit strength method or the prism test method. With regard to prism testing, the specification gives no requirements in terms...
eBook Chapter
Book: Masonry
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3492-4
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3492-8
... but industry standards recommend a slump of 8 to 11 in. (203 to 279 mm). A second method of specifying grout is by its properties with a minimum 28-day compressive strength value of 2000 psi (13 790 kPa). It is not an uncommon practice, however, for masonry contractors to use portland cement-lime mortars...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0-8031-4508-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-4508-5
... that critically evaluates the ASTM C 1289-02 specification requirements for the ISO on three engineering properties: (1) dimensional stability, (2) thermal resistance, and (3) compressive strength. Preliminary results from this study reveal many unknown phenomena, particularly regarding the dimensional stability...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3481-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3481-2
... A study was conducted to determine how the unconfined compressive strength and flow of flowable fills prepared with foundry sand depends on the bentonite content of the sand. The study showed that there are several advantages of using foundry sands with bentonite content > 6% as the fine...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3481-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3481-2
..., wood fly ash (11% of Cm ), Class C coal fly ash (67% of Cm ), and sand. Mixtures S-1, S-2, and S-3 showed respective compressive strength values of 0.8, 0.3, and 0.6 MPa at 28 d, and 1.4, 14.4, and 1.0 MPa at one year. Combination of wood and coal fly ashes might have caused the drastic increase...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3481-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3481-2
... conditions • Little or no bleeding or shrinkage • Flow as per ASTM D 6103 greater than 222 mm • Greater than 207 kPa compressive strength as per ASTM D 4832 in 24 h • Be able to perform using a wide variety of Tennessee aggregates The development of the ZOOM mixture began in the laboratory in May 2002 using...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3481-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3481-2
... setting hardening compressive strength Journal of ASTM International, June 2004, Vol. 1, No. 6 Paper ID JAIl 1875 Available online at www.astm.org Himanshu Tripathi, 1Charles E. Pierce, 2 Sarah L. Gassman, 3 and Travis W. Brown 4 Methods for Field and Laboratory Measurement of Flowability and Setting...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3481-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3481-2
... Twenty-three different EFF mixtures were placed in trenches simulating utility cuts during March through May of 2001. All EFF mixtures were tested for flow, unit weight, gravimetric air content, suitability for load application, and compressive strength development over time. The trenches were...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3463-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3463-8
... functional loading, axial compressive strengths were evaluated by crushing femoral rings between flat platens under displacement control. To replicate surgical placement into an intervertebral space, samples were oriented so that the ring would be loaded transversely and an “insertion” displacement...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3450-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3450-8
... In 1990, provisions were added to ASTM Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units (C 140) to permit the evaluation of the compressive strength of concrete masonry units that were of an unusual size or shape, by cutting a rectangular coupon from the face shell. These provisions were...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3450-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3450-8
... The structural performance of masonry is in part influenced by the relative and absolute compressive strength of the units, mortar, and grout. However, during the period immediately following masonry construction, the compressive strength of a given assemblage is often uncertain...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2893-2
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2893-4
... trends that actually do exist in the seemingly scattered and confusing published literature. Finally, options currently available for the successful compression testing of high strength composite materials are presented. compression testing compressive strength specimen configurations specimen...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2862-2
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2862-0
... The purpose of this paper is to present a methodology to estimate the compressive strength of fiber-reinforced composite prototype and production parts. The procedure is based on test data that incorporate the effects of sample size and sample preparation but are simpler to obtain than...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2600-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2600-8
.... Capping of concrete masonry units is time consuming and expensive. Several studies of compression tests on concrete cylinders indicate that the use of elastic pads in rigid retaining caps give similar compressive strength results to approved capping methods. An unbonded capping system for concrete masonry...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2600-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2600-8
... To ascertain if an unbonded capping system was feasible for clay masonry prisms, the compressive strengths of thirty clay masonry prisms capped with an unbonded capping system modeled after ASTM C 1231 were compared with those of thirty masonry prisms capped with ASTM C 67 approved high-strength...