Cement, Sand and Aggregate Quantity in Concrete - Learning .
The proportions of cement, sand, coarse aggregate and water plays an important role in determining the fresh and hardended properties of concrete. So care should be taken while calculating the amount of Cement, Sand and Aggregate required for 1 Cubic meter of Concrete. Method-1: DLBD method to determine material requirement for 1 Cum concrete The DLBD (Dry .Strength of PCC is defined as compressive strength after 28 days, expressed as M15, M20, where M stands for Mix and 15 stands for 15 N/mm 2 (n/mm 2 must be read as 'Newton's per millimeter Cubic') compressive strength at 28 days. The proportions of materials (cement, sand, coarse aggregate) for nominal mix/design mix concrete that are normally used are 1:3:6 or 1:4:8.