Civil Engineering - Concrete Technology - Discussion


The type of aggregates of same nominal size, which contain less voids when compacted, are

[A]. rounded spherical
[B]. irregular
[C]. flaky
[D]. none of these.

Answer: Option A


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Chetan Hod Civil said: (Mar 4, 2016)  
Irregular is correct answer.

Darshan H A said: (Jul 4, 2016)  
Rounded aggregate has lesser voids of all types and when it is compacted it will be still lower.

Abhishek said: (Feb 23, 2017)  
The round aggregate has 30-35% void ratio which is minimum as compare to irregular and flaky so when we compact found lesser voids.

Amit said: (Apr 5, 2018)  
I think irregular is the correct answer.

Aditi said: (Nov 19, 2019)  
There should be two types of coarse sand with irregular sizes for better compaction.

Bharath said: (Jul 18, 2020)  
I think the correct answer is irregular.

Vishal said: (May 12, 2021)  
Rounded aggregate is the correct answer.

Sanjib Ghosh said: (Oct 21, 2021)  
For same nominal size of aggregate, rounded has greater void in compare to irregular.

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