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gation and power development
schemes sponsored by the States.
and British practices are being generally followed in the execution of these
Indian conditions .differ in many ways from those found in UK
The Cement and Concrete Sectional Committee
felt it desirable
that a code of practice which would take into consideration
under Indian conditions
would be a useful guide td engineers
This code has been
and their technical assistants
incharge of such works.
prepared with this object in view.
0.3 In the preparation
of this standard,
derived from the published materials of the Bureau of Reclamation,
nessee Valley Authority
and the American Society
This assistance is appreciatively
0.4 This standard
forms one of a series of Indian Standards
in the series are:
and reinforced concrete.
*IS: SPECIFICATION POK OKDIN.WY, RAPID-HAKDENING
FOH CWKSE AND FINE ACCI~ECATES
NATURAL SN_JKCES FoK CONCKETE 269-1951
Low 71s: HUT $ IS: 432-1953 SPECIFIC~ATION FOK MILD STEEL AND HIGIC TENSILE
STEEL BAKS AND HAKD-DK;\WN STEEL \VIRE FOR CONCKETE REINFOKCEMENT
*IS: 455-1953 SPECIFICATION FOR PORTLAND BLAST FUKI.J.~~E SLAG
CEMENT ( Terztativc ) Coce OF PRACTICE FOR PLAIN AND R~~~t;oI~cet)
CRETE For< GENEHAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION ( Raid
) 51s: 456-1957
*Third revision in 1976.
Second revision in 1970.
&GXOfld revision in 19&j. 4Secoild revision in 1964. Co,v- IS : 457 - 1957
*IS: 515- 1959 SPECIFICATION
FOR NATURAL AND MANUFACTURED
AGGREGATES FOR USE IN MASSCONCRETE
IS: 516-1959METHoDs OF TEST FOR STRENGTH OF CONCHISTE
0.5 This Indian Standard
Code requires reference to Indian
and Codes quoted under 0.4 and also to the following:
71s: 226-1955 SPECIFICATION FOR STRUCTURAL STEEL ( Revised )
SlS: 460-1953 SPECIFICATION FOR TEST SIEVES
0.5.1 Wherever a reference to any-Indian
it shall be
0.5, except ~1s: 460-1953,
appears in this code of practice,
taken as a reference to the latest version of the standard.
0.6 In pursuance of the decision of the Government
of IJldia to introduce
uniform system of weights and measures throughout
the country based
on the metric system, as a first step, wherever possible, metric equivalents
have been given.
As the industry
to the use of the
metric units, it is intended to drop the foot-pound
units altogether from
0.7 For the purpose of deciding whether a particular
Standard is complied with, the final value, observed or calculated, expressing the result of a test or analysis, shall be rounded off in accordance with
z IS: 2-1949 Rules for liounrlin~
Values; the nuJnber of
in the rounded off value should be the same ds t!Jose of
the spccikcl value in the standard.
0.8 lhis code is in...
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