By Francois De Larrard
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3). The regression function used to fit the experimental values has to satisfy the following conditions: • • • Continuity with the case of binary mixture without interaction (d2/ d1=0):a=b=0. Continuity with the case of binary mixture with total interaction (d2/ d1=1): a=b=1. Moreover, if one considers the case of a binary mixture in which y1 is small, d2 is fixed, and d1 varies around d2 (Fig. 15 Continuity between dominant coarse grain and dominant fine grain cases. 52) where x is the ratio of fine to coarse grain diameters.
Then a vibration process was applied, slightly different than the one for our calibration measurements (one minute more for the first sequence). After vibration, a second measurement was performed, characterizing the compacted sample. The latter measurements were simulated with the model, with the same value of the K index (that is, 9), although the vibration time was slightly longer than in the calibration measurements. 03%). 1). 65%), which shows that the model may apply to loosely compacted mixtures.
25 Binary mixtures of different sands with the same coarse aggregate (12 mm dia. glass marbles). Comparison between theoretical predictions and experimental data from Kantha Rao and Krishnamoothy. 10 Summary of K values (compaction index) for different packing processes. 38 Concrete Mixture Proportioning section, an attempt is made to account for the presence of other bodies, either internal (fibres) or external (container wall) to the mixture. 3 EFFECT OF BOUNDARY CONDITIONS ON THE MEAN PACKING DENSITY Up to now, only mixtures placed in infinite volumes have been considered.
Concrete mixture proportioning: a scientific approach by Francois De Larrard