In order to study the effect of sand ratio (S/A ratio, fine aggregate volume/total aggregate volume) on the elastic modulus of self-compacting concrete (SCC), concretes with various S/A ratios were cast and tested. Elastic moduli of SCC were compared with those of normal concrete. Slump flow test, slump test, and box test were carried out to evaluate concrete flowability. The flowability of SCC increases with an increase in S/A ratio. However, the elastic modulus of SCC is not significantly affected by S/A ratio when total aggregate volume is kept constant.
Su, J. K.; Cho, S. W.; Yang, C. C.; and Huang, R.
"Effect of Sand Ration on the Elastic Modulus of Self-Compacting Concrete,"
Journal of Marine Science and Technology: Vol. 10:
1, Article 2.
Available at: https://jmstt.ntou.edu.tw/journal/vol10/iss1/2