ACI R Cement and Concrete Terminology Reported by ACI Committee Hamid Farzam Chairman Glen Bollin Bernard J. Erlin Fred. Note: A newer version of this document exists. This document was replaced by R ICRI and ACI member, he serves on several committees including. , Construction American Concrete Institute Committee , “ACI R, Cement and.
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Gillmore needle—see needle, Gillmore. This occurs because no term has been discarded if there was reason to believe it would appear to be technical in nature to a casual reader of the ACI literature. The committee is aware that some of the definitions included may seem entirely self-evident to an expert in the concrete field. See also joint, cold. See also clinker, portand-cement.
See also foundation, raft. See also concrete, shielding. See also air, entrained. See also mixing time.
See also specific gravity, absolute. See also bat; bolster, slab; chair. Blaine test—see test, Blaine. See also foundation, mat. See also concrete, architectural. See also concrete, cyclopean. See also beam, spandrel; girder; girt; joist; ledger; 000 and stringer.
D-line cracks—see D-cracks preferred term. See also concrete, foamed.
See also mechanical connection. Committee has tried to produce a glossary that will be useful, comprehensive, and up-to-date. Gunite—a proprietary term for shotcrete. See also grout, neat cement and grout, sanded. See also concrete, central-mixed; concrete, shrink-mixed; and concrete, transit-mixed.
See also flow, capillary. Dunagan analysis—a method of separating the ingredients of freshly mixed concrete or mortar to determine the proportions of the mixture. I ignition loss—see loss on ignition preferred term. K kaolin—a rock, generally white, consisting primarily of clay minerals of the kaolinite group, composed principally of hydrous aluminum silicate of low iron content, used as raw material in the manufacture of white cement.
See also belite, celite, and felite. See also jointer [concrete].
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See also protected paste volume. See also aggregate, well-graded. See also elongated piece [of aggregate. J jack—a mechanical device used for applying force to prestressing tendons, for adjusting elevation of forms or form supports, and for raising objects small distances.
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See ack grading curve. It recognizes, however, that the listing may not be complete and that some definitions may be at variance with some commonly accepted meanings. See also crusher, primary. Kelly ball test—see test, ball and Kelly ball. See also concrete, no-fines. The Institute shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising therefrom. See also aggregate, gap-graded. See also surface, specific.