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concrete sample—a portion of concrete, taken at one time, from a single batch or single truckload of concrete. individual strength—(also known as single cylinder strength) is the compressive strength of a single cylinder (ASTM C39/C39M); a single cylinder strength is part of, but individually does not constitute, a test result

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    Dec 22, 2011 According to ACI 209/71 standard, this equation was obtained as a result of a study of concrete strength versus time with different types of concrete [12]. The

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