Compressive strength test for concrete

Dnyan Deshmukh

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Compressive strength test for concrete
Ref : IS 516

Purpose : To find out the compressive strength of concrete

Salient features of apparatus:

Compression testing machine


Test Procedure:

Remove the cubes from water after curing period

Place the cubes in the compression testing machine in such a way that the load can be applied to the faces other than the top and bottom of the cube as cast

Apply the load gradually without any shock at a rate of 31.50 ton per minute until the cube fails


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