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Unformatted text preview: of the face on the cylinder 5. Load the specimen gradually till failure. 6. Record P the failure load. Concrete Compression 1. Obtain a 28 days cured cylindrical cement specimen. 2. Cap the cylinder. 3. Insert the cylinder in the metallic jacket to which the compressometer is fixed and set to it to zero. 4. In order to keep the metallic jacket in a fixed position, drive its screws into the cylindrical specimen. 5. Measure the original vertical distance L0. 6. Place the cylinder on the bearing block of the compression machine. 7. Adjust its position till it becomes centered 8. Start applying load at an incrementally. 9. At each designated load record the reading at the compressometer and the value of the applied load. 10. Continue till the cylinder till failure. 11. Using the obtained data to perform the required calculations and plots....
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Bela during the Spring '10 term at FIU.
- Spring '10