This Part of this British Standard describes a
method for determining the density of compacted
fresh concrete. The method applies to plain and
air-entrained concrete, made with lightweight,
normal weight or heavy aggregates having a
nominal maximum size of 40 mm or less, but not to
aerated concrete or very stiff concrete which cannot
be compacted by vibration alone.
given for calculating the volume of concrete per
batch and the cement content per cubic metre.
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For the purposes of this Part of this British
Standard the definitions given in BS 5328 and
BS 1881-101 apply together with the following.
The mass of a quantity of compacted fresh concrete
divided by its volume, expressed in kilograms per