Study of Using Paper Filter Whatman no.42 for Measuring Water Retention in Cement Paste

Dora Melati Nurita Sandi, Indarto Indarto, Ridho Bayuaji, Januarti Jaya Ekaputri

Abstract


This paper is study about using paper filter Whatman no.42 for measuring water retention on cement paste. The research is conducted as experiment in laboratory by making two types of specimens. The first speciment is cement paste with variation of water cement ratio and the second one is foam cement paste. There are two step for measuring water retention on cement paste. The first step is specimen immersed with immersion duration (t1). The second step is searching of filter paper weight to obtain water content after contact with two specimen. t1is time of consistency water content on specimens. The parameters (t1) must be searched before measuring water retention. The result of measurement water retention be shown in a curve.

Keywords


water retention; filter paper; porosity; cement paste

Full Text:

PDF

References


Delwyn G. Fredlund and Hendry Rahardjo, Soil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils, John Wiley & Sons, Ed. INC: A wiley-Interscience Publication, 1993.

D G Fredlund, The implementation of unsaturated soil mechanics into geotechnical engineering, R.M. Hardy Address, Ed. Saskatoon, Canada: NRC Research Press website, 2000.

Charles Wang Wai Ng and Bruce Menzies, Advanced Unsaturated Soil Mechanics and Engineering. 2 Park Square, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 4RN, USA, 2007.

Sébastien Schneider, Dirk Mallants, and Diederik Jacques, "Determining hydraulic properties of concrete and mortar by inverse modelling ," in Proc. Vol. 1475 © 2012 Materials Research Society, 2012, p. 10.1557/opl.2012 601.

ASTM D 5298-19. Standard Test Method for Measurement of Soil Potential (Suction) Using Filter Paper.

ASTM C 642 – 90. Standard Test Method for Specific Gravity, Absorption, and Voids in Hardened Concrete.

ASTM C597-97. Standard Test Method for Pulse Velocity Through Concrete.

Indarto , "Comportement des sols soumis a une pression interstitielle negative application aux," Laboratoire de mecanique sols structures et materiaux, Ecole Centrale Paris, These. Grade De Docteur 1991.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12962/j20882033.v27i3.1905

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Creative Commons License

IPTEK Journal of Science and Technology by Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat, ITS is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://iptek.its.ac.id/index.php/jts.