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Chapter 2 - Using Silica Fume in Concrete
Producing High-Performance Concrete Bridges

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If producing high-strength concrete is a new endeavor, it may be best to look into a statistically-based program to determine the best mixture proportions. Such a program can reduce the number of trial mixtures required and may save time and expense. See the paper below for additional information.

Any laboratory work on high-strength mixtures must be verified by appropriate full-scale field testing well before the project begins.

Luciano, J. J., and Bobrowski, G. S., "Using Statistical Methods to Optimize High- Strength Concrete Performance," Cement, Admixtures, and Concrete, Transportation Research Record 1284, 1990, pp. 60-69.