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## How do you calculate concrete for a round hole?

The formula for the volume of a round hole is pi r2 x depth. Or 3.14 x radius x radius x depth. The radius is half the width of the hole. Unless you are doing a monster hole it might be easiest to do this all in inches.

### How big a hole will a bag of concrete fill?

Most fence post holes will need between 1 – 4 bags of concrete to securely hold the post in place. The best way to determine the size of the hole is: Diameter of the hole is 3 times the width of the fence post. Depth of the hole is one-third to half the above ground height of the fence post.

#### How many yards of concrete do I need for a 30×40 slab?

30 ft x 40 ft x 6″ Concrete Summary 22.222 cu. yds.

**How many bags of concrete make a cylinder?**

For example, a volume of 4523.48 cubic inches multiplied by 1728 is 2.6183 cubic feet. Round your calculated volume up, depending on how the concrete is packaged. For example, if the concrete is packaged in full cubic feet, you need to purchase three bags to fill a cylinder with a volume of 2.6183 cubic feet.

**How do you calculate the compressive strength of a concrete cylinder?**

Compressive strength is measured by breaking cylindrical concrete specimens in a compression-testing machine. Compressive strength is calculated from the failure load divided by the cross-sectional area resisting the load and reported in units of pound-force per square inch (psi) or megapascals (MPa).

## What is the minimum compressive strength of concrete?

1) and the ACI 318 Standard (Section 5.1. 1) indicate a minimum specified compressive strength of 2500 psi for structural concrete. Simply stated, no structural concrete can be specified with a strength less than 2500 psi.

### What is the formula of strength?

†’ Strength of solution = Mass of solute in grams/Volume of a solution in litres. †’ If the unit of volume is in mL then the overall formula should be multiplied by 1000.

#### What are the acceptable sizes of specimen for compression test of concrete?

The cylinder specimen of concrete (150 diameter and 300 height) is a standard specimen to test the compressive strength in United States. While in Britain and Europe, the standard specimen for testing the compressive strength is a cube specimen of concrete by size 150 Ã— 150 Ã— 150 mm (Kim and Seong-Tae, 2002).

**What is the ratio of M15?**

1 : 2 : 4

**What is ASTM C109?**

ASTM C109 is a compression test determine the compressive strength of hydraulic cement and other mortars. The results of the ASTM C109 compression test may be used to determine compliance with specifications. Further, the ASTM C109 test method is referenced by numerous other specifications and test methods.

## What is the standard size of cubes mm which is used to calculate the strength of concrete?

As per Indian Standards 150mm cubes are used for determining the compressive strength of concrete. Use of I00 mm cubes has its advantages.

### How do you calculate concrete strength?

Compressive Strength of Concrete Concrete specimens are a cast and tested under the action of compressive loads to determine the strength of concrete. In very simple words, compressive strength is calculated by dividing the failure load with the area of application of load, usually after 28 days of curing.

#### What is the compressive strength of concrete at 28 days?

Why do we test concrete compressive strength after 28 days?

Age | Strength per cent |
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3 days | 40% |

7 days | 65% |

14 days | 90% |

28 days | 99% |

**Is code for NDT of concrete?**

For example, if the load-carrying capacity of structural ensemble is to be assessed, carrying out a full-scale load test 8s per IS 456 : 1978 ‘Code of practice for plain and reinforced concrete ( third revision )’ or IS 1343′: 1980 ‘Code of practice for prestressed concrete (first revision )’ is the most direct way; on …

**What is NDT techniques?**

NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) refers to an array of inspection techniques that allow inspectors to collect data about a material without damaging it. It refers to an array of inspection methods that allow inspectors to evaluate and collect data about a material, system, or component without permanently altering it.

## Why does creep occur in concrete?

Concrete creep is defined as: deformation of structure under sustained load. Basically as long term pressure or stress on concrete can make it change shape. This deformation usually occurs in the direction the force is being applied. Like a concrete column getting more compressed, or a beam bending.

### What are the methods of curing concrete?

- Water Curing. The application of the water is done to avoid the drying of the concrete surface.
- Wet Covering.
- Formwork Curing.
- Membrane Curing.
- Sheet Curing.
- Curing by Absorbing Heat “ Pipe Water Cooling.
- Hot mixing Method.
- Electrical Curing.

#### What are the 4 ways of curing?

If you’re ready to start curing, here are a few different processes worth considering.

- Dry Curing. Best used to cure hams, bacon and smaller cuts of meat, dry curing involves applying the cure mix directly on the meat.
- Brine Curing.
- Combination Curing.
- Sausage Curing.

**How many times curing should be done?**

So, after 14 days concrete strength increases slowly. It means process of hydration of cement is higher during the first 14 days of casting and then it slows down. It is therefore advisable that concrete should cured minimum for 14 days to achieve durability related properties….What Should be the Minimum Curing Period of Concrete?

Days | Compressive Strength |
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28 Day | 99% |