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Concrete Mixture Optimization Using Statistical Methods: Final Report

Research/Reference: useful for researchers doing further work in the pavement area as well as those developing improved testing and design procedures. Includes documents of historical value.

Primary Topic: Materials-Concrete

Description: Report describes the background lab and statistical analysis performed for the development of a software tool - Concrete Optimization Software Tool (COST) - that employs a six-step interactive procedure starting with materials selection and working through trial batches, testing, and analysis of test results. The end result is recommended mixture proportions to achieve the desired performance levels with optimal costs.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-RD-03-060

Publication Year: 2003

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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