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Here are the IS codes which cater to the need of civil engineering relating to Cement and Concrete. These IS codes include the Standardization in the field of all types of cement, pozzolana, testing sand, concrete, aggregates, instruments for cement and concrete testing, cement plant machinery and ferrocement concrete, reinforced concrete and pre-stressed concrete, test methods for concrete, concrete production and execution of concrete structures, performance requirements for structural concrete, non-traditional reinforcing materials for concrete structures and cement and lime.

IS 269:1989 – Specification for ordinary Portland cement, 33 grade

IS 383:1970 – Specification for coarse and fine aggregates from natural sources for concrete

IS 455:1989 Specification for Portland slag cement

IS 456:2000 Code of practice for plain and reinforced concrete

IS 457:1957 Code of practice for general construction of plain and reinforced concrete for dams and other massive structures

IS 516:1959 Method of test for strength of concrete

IS 650:1991 Specification for standard sand for testing of cement

IS 1199:1959 Methods of sampling and analysis of concrete

IS 1343:1980 Code of practice for prestressed concrete

IS 1344:1981 Specification for calcined clay pozzolana

IS 1489(Part 1):1991 Specification for Portland pozzolana cement Part 1 Flyash based

IS 1489(Part 2):1991 Specification for Portland-pozzolana cement: Part 2 Calcined clay based

IS 1727:1967 Methods of test for pozzolanic materials

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IS 2386(Part 1):1963 Methods of test for aggregates for concrete: Part 1 Particle size and shape

IS 2386(Part 2):1963 Methods of test for aggreegates for concrete: Part 2 Estimation of deleterious materials and organic impurities

IS 2386(Part 3):1963 Methods of test for aggregates for concrete: Part 3 Specific gravity, density, voids, absorption and bulking

IS 2386(Part 4):1963 Methods of test for aggregates for concrete: Part 4 Mechanical properties

IS 2386(Part 5):1963 Methods of test for aggregates for concrete : Part 5 Soundness

IS 2386(Part 6):1963 Methods of test for aggregates for concrete : Part 6 Measuring mortar making properties of fine aggregates

IS 2386(Part 7):1963 Methods of test for aggregates for concrete : Part 7 Alkali aggregate reactivity

IS 2386(Part 8):1963 Methods of test for aggregates for concrete: Part 8 Petrographic examination

IS 2430:1986 Methods for sampling of aggregates for concrete

IS 2502:1963 Code of practice for bending and fixing of bars for concrete reinforcement

IS 2645:2003 Integral waterproofing compounds for cement mortar and concrete – Specification

IS 2770(Part 1):1967 Methods of testing bond in reinforced concrete: Part 1 Pull-out test

IS 3085:1965 Method of test for permeability of cement mortar and concrete

IS 3370(Part 1):2009 Code of practice for concrete structures for storage of liquids: Part 1 General requirements

IS 3370(Part 2):2009 Code of practice for concrete structures for storage of liquids: Part 2 Reinforced concrete structures

IS 3370(Part 3):1967 Code of practice for concrete structures for the storage of liquids: Part 3 Prestressed concrete

IS 3370(Part 4):1967 Code of practice for concrete structures for the storage of liquids: Part 4 Design tables

IS 3466:1988 Specification for masonry cement

IS 3535:1986 Methods of sampling hydraulic cement

IS 3558:1983 Code of practice for use of immersion vibrators

IS 3812(Part 1):2003 Specification for pulverized fuel ash Part 1 For use as pozzolana in cement, cement

mortar and concrete

IS 3812(Part 2):2003 Specification for pulverized fuel ash Part 2 For use as admixture in cement mortar and concrete

IS 4031(Part 1):1996 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 1 Determination of fineness by dry sieving

IS 4031(Part 2):1999 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 2 Determination of fineness by specific surface by Blaine air permeability method

IS 4031(Part 3):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 3 Determination of soundness

IS 4031(Part 4):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 4 Determination of consistency of standard cement paste

IS 4031(Part 5):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 5 Determination of initial and final setting times

IS 4031(Part 6):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 6 Determination of compressive strength of hydraulic cement (other than masonry cement)

IS 4031(Part 7):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 7 Determination of compressive strength of masonry cement

IS 4031(Part 8):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 8 Determination of transverse and compressive strength of plastic mortar using prism

IS 4031(Part 9):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 9 Determination of heat of hydration

IS 4031(Part 10):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 10 Determination of drying shrinkage

IS 4031(Part 11):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 11 Determination of density

IS 4031(Part 12):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 12 Determination of air content of hydraulic cement mortar

IS 4031(Part 13):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 13 Measurement of water retentivity of masonry cement

IS 4031(Part 14):1989 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 14 Determination of false set

IS 4031(Part 15):1991 Methods of physical test for hydraulic cement: Part 15 Determination of fineness by wet sieving

IS 4032:1985 Method of chemical analysis of hydraulic cement

IS 4305:1967 Glossary of terms relating to pozzolana

IS 4634:1991 Methods for testing performance of batch-type concrete mixers

IS 4845:1968 Definitions and terminology relating to hydraulic

IS 4926:2003 Ready mixed concrete – Code of practice

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IS 5512:1983 Specification for flow table for use in tests of hydraulic cements and pozzolanic materials

IS 5513:1996 Specification for vicat apparatus

IS 5514:1996 Specification for apparatus used in Le-Chatelier test

IS 5515:1983 Specification for compaction factor apparatus

IS 5516:1996 Specification for variable flow type air-permeability apparatus (Blaine type)

IS 5525:1969 Recommendations for detailing of reinforcement in reinforced concrete works

IS 5536:1969 Specification for constant flow type air- permeability apparatus (Lea and Nurse type)

IS 5816:1999 Method of test for splitting tensile strength of concrete

IS 6452:1989 Specification for high alumina cement for structural use

IS 6461(Part 1):1972 Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete: Part 1 Concrete aggregates

IS 6461(Part 2):1972 Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete: Part 2 Materials (other than cement and aggregate)

IS 6461(Part 3):1972 Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete: Part 3 Concrete reinforcement

IS 6461(Part 4):1972 Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete: Part 4 Types of concrete

IS 6461(Part 5):1972 Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete: Part 5 Formwork for concrete

IS 6461(Part 6):1972 Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete: Part 6 Equipment, tools and plant

IS 6461(Part 7):1973 Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete: Part 7 Mixing, laying, compaction, curing and other construction aspects

IS 6461(Part 8):1973 Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete

IS 6461(Part 9):1972 Glossary of terms relating of cement concrete:Part 9 Structural aspects

IS 6461(Part 10):1973 Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete:Part 10 Tests and testing apparatus

IS 6461(Part 11):1973 Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete: Part 11 Prestressed concrete

IS 6461(Part 12):1973 Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete: Part 12 Miscellaneous

IS 6491:1972 Method of sampling fly ash

IS 6909:1990 Specification for supersulphated cement

IS 6925:1973 Methods of test for determination of water soluble chlorides in concrete admixtures

IS 7246:1974 Recommendations for use of table vibrators for consolidating concrete

IS 7320:1974 Specification for concrete slump test apparatus

IS 7325:1974 Specification for apparatus for determining constituents of fresh concrete

IS 7861(Part 1):1975 Code of practice for extreme weather concreting: Part 1 Recommended practice for hot weather

IS 7861(Part 2):1981 Code of practice for extreme weather concreting:Part 2 Recommended practice for cold weather concreting

IS 8041:1990 Specification for rapid hardening Portland cement

IS 8042:1989 Specification for white Portland cement

IS 8043:1991 Specification for hydrophobic Portland cement

IS 8112:1989 Specification for 43 grade ordinary Portland

IS 8125:1976 Dimensions and materials of cement rotary kilns, components and auxiliaries (dry process with

suspension preheater)

IS 8142:1976 Method of test for determining setting time of concrete by penetration resistance

IS 8229:1986 Specification for oil-well cement

IS 8425:1977 Code of practice for determination of specific surface area of powders by air permeability

IS 9012:1978 Recommended practice for shotcreting

IS 9013:1978 Method of making, curing and determining compressive strength of accelerated cured

concrete test specimens

IS 9103:1999 Specification for admixtures for concrete

IS 9142:1979 Specification for artificial light weight aggregates for concrete masonry units

IS 9284:1979 Method of test for abrasion resistance of concrete

IS 9376:1979 Specification for apparatus for measuring aggregate crushing value and ten percent fines

IS 9377:1979 Specification for apparatus for aggregate impact

IS 9399:1979 Specification for apparatus for flexural testing of concrete

IS 9459:1980 Specification for apparatus for use in measurement of length change of hardened cement paste, mortar and concrete

IS 9799:1981 Specification for pressure meter for determination of air content of freshly mixed concrete

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IS 10070:1982 Specification for machine for abrasion testing of coarse aggregates

IS 10078 :1982 Specification for jolting apparatus for testing

IS 10079:1982 Specification for cylindrical metal measures for use in tests of aggregates and concrete

IS 10080:1982 Specification for vibration machine for casting Oct standard cement mortar cubes

IS 10086:1982 Specification for moulds for use in tests of cement and concrete

IS 10262:2009 Guidelines for concrete mix proportioning

IS 10510:1983 Specification for vee-bee consistometer

IS 10850:1984 Specification for apparatus for measurement of water retentivity of masonry cement

IS 10890:1984 Specification for planetary mixer used in tests of cement and pozzolana

IS 11262:1985 Specification for calorimeter for determination of heat of hydration of hydraulic cement

IS 11263:1985 Specification for cylinder measures for determination of air content of hydraulic cement

IS 11578:1986 Method for determination of specific surface area of powder and porous particle using low

temperature gas absorption techniques

IS 11993:1987 Code of practice for use of screed board concrete vibrators

IS 12089:1987 Specification for granulated slag for manufacture of Portland slag cement

IS 12119:1987 General requirements for pan mixers for concrete

IS 12269:1987 Specification for 53 grade ordinary Portland

IS 12303:1987 Criteria for design of RCC hinges Dec

IS 12330:1988 Specification for sulphate resisting Portland

IS 12423:1988 Method for colorimetric analysis of hydraulic

IS 12600:1989 Specification for low heat Portland cement

IS 12803:1989 Methods of analysis of hydraulic cement by X-ray fluorescence spectrometer

IS 12813:1989 Method of analysis of hydraulic cement by atomic absorption spectrophotometer

IS 12870:1989 Methods of sampling calcined clay pozzolana

IS 13311(Part 1):1992 Methods of non-destructive testing of concrete: Part 1 Ultrasonic pulse velocity

IS 13311(Part 2):1992 Methods of non-destructive testing of concrete: Part 2 Rebound hammer

IS 14345:1996 Specification for autoclave apparatus

IS 14687:1999 Guidelines for falsework for concrete structures

IS 14858:2000 Requirements for compression testing machine used for testing of concrete and mortar

IS 14959(Part 1):2001 Method of test for determination of water soluble and acid soluble chlorides in mortar and concrete:Part 1 Fresh mortar and concrete

IS 14959(Part 2):2001 Method of test for determination of water soluble and acid soluble chlorides in mortar and concrete:Part 2 Hardened mortar and concrete

IS 15388:2003 Silica fume – Specification

SP 16(S&T): 1980 Design aids for reinforced concrete to IS 456:1978

SP 23(S&T): 1982 Handbook on concrete mixes ( Based on Indian 1 Standards)

SP 24(S&T): 1983 Explanatory handbook on Indian Standard code of practice for plain and reinforced concrete

SP 34(S&T): 1987 Handbook on concrete reinforcement and detailing

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Can you pl inform me ” What should be the avg velocity of concreat slab,column,beam” as per NDT test.

Regars

Ans: 4.5 Km/sec.

good for review.

Please send NDT Presentation works for me with addresses. Thank you for your help.

Can you please tell me what is the standard code for the determination of chloride by ion selective electrode

As per IS: 14959 (Part-2):2001

what are the IS code used for Gypsum use in clinker(Cement)

Is codes are good guidelines for civil engineers……..

Yes, IS: Codes are very importent for Civil Engineer. because the material status is known and safety purpose and auditing also. and it is very importent for customers reference also

I want to use micro silica in concrete to for increasing waterproofing capablities of concretemix.I want to

get this tested as to what percentage micro silica when added in cement can give Best results for waterproofing capability of concrete in casting concrete slabs on the terrace of R.C.C. bldgs. Can you

suggest the test and where it can be done. Thanks Kailash Aggarwal

What is the rebound loss in Portland slag cemetn compare to OPC

What are the IS Codes used Building Construction Practices?

What are the IS Codes used for Soil Investigation & testing

Sir send me the different ndt tests on rcc structures with instruments

Rebound hammer test, Ultrasonic pulse velocity test,resistivity test on concrete, core tests,laboratory tests on powder samples of concrete,elcometer tes

the snuggest of please design mix of British standard method .

May I get the details of I.S.Code on aerated /foam concrete

Can u please tell me what is the practice used for testing of cement in bulk Qty.in one of the project. or how many test carried for cement?

please tell mee about wearing coat of road slab. how to constuct?

pl send information about how to determine 45 mic. residue by wet sieving .Also send information for 45 mic sieve use in above test

Kindly please send the IS code for cement consumption.

Can hardened mortar of Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC) can be chemically tested? if yes please inform how and as per which IS CODE

would you please tell me the IS codes of practice for C.C.Lining of canals

Can you suggest me the exact IS code for impact test test on reinforced concrete slabs

Would you pl tell me the IS Specification for Fire Proof Cement to with stand min 1400 degree centigrade for 4 hrs time

Can you suggest me the exact IS code for impact test test on reinforced concrete slabs