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TEST NO. TITLE OF TEST METHOD CONTACT
504 Method of Test for Determining Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure Method Contact
515 Method of Test for Relative Mortar Strength of Portland Cement Concrete Sand Contact
518 Method of Test for Unit Weight of Fresh Concrete Contact
521 Method of Test for Compressive Strength of Molded Concrete Cylinders Contact
522 Method of Test for Chord Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete (Compressometer Method) Contact
523 Method of Test for Flexural Strength of Concrete Contact
524 Method of Test for Flexural Strength Of Rapid Strength Concrete Contact
526 Method of Test for Operation of California Highway Profilograph and Evaluation of Profiles Contact
527 Method of Test for Expansion in Water and Contraction in Air of Portland Cement Mortar Contact
528 Method of Test for Freeze-Thaw Resistance of Aggregates in Air-Entrained Concrete (Powers Procedure) (This test method has been deleted; no longer referenced in the current specifications.) Contact
529 Method of Test for Proportions of Coarse Aggregate in Fresh Concrete Contact
530 Method of Test for Determining the Effect of Water-Reducing and Set-Retarding Admixtures on the Drying Shrinkage of Concrete Contact
531 Method of Test for Determining Length of Drilled Concrete Cores Contact
533 Method of Test for Ball Penetration in Fresh Portland Cement Concrete Contact
534 Method of Test for Water Retention Efficiency of Liquid Membrane-Forming Concrete Curing Compounds Contact
535 Method of Test for Determining the Application Rates of Concrete Curing Compounds in the Field Contact
536 Method of Test for Determining a Recommended Cement Content for Portland Cement Concrete Pavements Contact
537 Method of Test for Determining the Drying Shrinkage of Lightweight Concrete Contact
539 Method of Test for Sampling Fresh Concrete Contact
540 Method of Test for Making, Handling, and Storing Concrete Compressive Test Specimens in the Field Contact
541 Method of Test for Flow of Grout Mixtures (Flow Cone Method) Contact
543 Method of Test for Determining Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Volumetric Method Contact
547 Method of Test for Operation of Bridge Profilograph and Evaluation of Profiles Contact
548 Method of Test for Evaluation of Aggregate for Lean Concrete Base (LCB) Contact
549 Method of Prequalification of Concrete Aggregate Contact
550 Method for Determining the Surface Abrasion Resistance of Concrete Specimens Contact
551 Method of Test for Determining Suitability of Materials for Overlayment and Repair of Portland Cement Concrete Pavements and Structures Contact
552 Method of Test for Relative Compaction of Polymer Concrete Utilizing Nuclear Gauges Contact
553 Method for Testing Thermal Stability of Mortar Made with Hydraulic Cement Contact
554 Method of Sampling for and Reporting the Results of Tests for Alkali Silica Reactivity Contact
556 Method of Test for Slump of Fresh Portland Cement Concrete Contact
557 Method of Test for Temperature of Freshly Mixed Portland Cement Concrete Contact
559 Method for Determining Cementitious Materials Content or Water/Cementitious Material Ratio for Concrete Pavements Contact