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Following table shows the M30 Mix Designs as per IS102622009, hope this helps all civil engineers here
M30 CONCRETE MIX DESIGN 

As per IS 102622009 & MORT&H 

A1 
Stipulations for Proportioning  
1 
Grade Designation  M30 
2 
Type of Cement  OPC 53 grade confirming to IS122691987 
3 
Maximum Nominal Aggregate Size  20 mm 
4 
Minimum Cement Content (MORT&H 17003 A)  310 kg/m^{3 } 
5 
Maximum Water Cement Ratio (MORT&H 17003 A)  0.45 
6 
Workability (MORT&H 17004)  5075 mm (Slump) 
7 
Exposure Condition  Normal 
8 
Degree of Supervision  Good 
9 
Type of Aggregate  Crushed Angular Aggregate 
10 
Maximum Cement Content (MORT&H Cl. 1703.2)  540 kg/m^{3 } 
11 
Chemical Admixture Type  Superplasticiser Confirming to IS9103 
A2 
Test Data for Materials  
1 
Cement Used  Coromandal King OPC 53 grade 
2 
Sp. Gravity of Cement  3.15 
3 
Sp. Gravity of Water  1.00 
4 
Chemical Admixture  BASF Chemicals Company 
5 
Sp. Gravity of 20 mm Aggregate  2.884 
6 
Sp. Gravity of 10 mm Aggregate  2.878 
7 
Sp. Gravity of Sand  2.605 
8 
Water Absorption of 20 mm Aggregate  0.97% 
9 
Water Absorption of 10 mm Aggregate  0.83% 
10 
Water Absorption of Sand  1.23% 
11 
Free (Surface) Moisture of 20 mm Aggregate  nil 
12 
Free (Surface) Moisture of 10 mm Aggregate  nil 
13 
Free (Surface) Moisture of Sand  nil 
14 
Sieve Analysis of Individual Coarse Aggregates  Separate Analysis Done 
15 
Sieve Analysis of Combined Coarse Aggregates  Separate Analysis Done 
15 
Sp. Gravity of Combined Coarse Aggregates  2.882 
16 
Sieve Analysis of Fine Aggregates  Separate Analysis Done 
A3 
Target Strength for Mix Proportioning  
1 
Target Mean Strength (MORT&H 17005)  42N/mm^{2} 
2 
Characteristic Strength @ 28 days  30N/mm^{2} 
A4 
Selection of Water Cement Ratio  
1 
Maximum Water Cement Ratio (MORT&H 17003 A)  0.45 
2 
Adopted Water Cement Ratio  0.42 
A5 
Selection of Water Content  
1 
Maximum Water content (10262table2)  186 Lit. 
2 
Estimated Water content for 5075 mm Slump  160 Lit. 
3 
Superplasticiser used  0.5 % by wt. of cement 
A6 
Calculation of Cement Content  
1 
Water Cement Ratio  0.42 
2 
Cement Content (160/0.42)  380 kg/m^{3 } 

Which is greater then 310 kg/m^{3}  
A7 
Proportion of Volume of Coarse Aggregate & Fine Aggregate Content  
1 
Vol. of C.A. as per table 3 of IS 10262  62.00% 
2 
Adopted Vol. of Coarse Aggregate  62.00% 

Adopted Vol. of Fine Aggregate ( 10.62)  38.00% 
A8 
Mix Calculations  
1 
Volume of Concrete in m^{3}  1.00 
2 
Volume of Cement in m^{3}  0.12 

(Mass of Cement) / (Sp. Gravity of Cement)x1000  
3 
Volume of Water in m^{3}  0.160 

(Mass of Water) / (Sp. Gravity of Water)x1000  
4 
Volume of Admixture @ 0.5% in m^{3}  0.00160 

(Mass of Admixture)/(Sp. Gravity of Admixture)x1000  
5 
Volume of All in Aggregate in m^{3}  0.718 

Sr. no. 1 – (Sr. no. 2+3+4)  
6 
Volume of Coarse Aggregate in m^{3}  0.445 

Sr. no. 5 x 0.62  
7 
Volume of Fine Aggregate in m^{3}  0.273 

Sr. no. 5 x 0.38  
A9 
Mix Proportions for One Cum of Concrete (SSD Condition)  
1 
Mass of Cement in kg/m^{3}  380 
2 
Mass of Water in kg/m^{3}  160 
3 
Mass of Fine Aggregate in kg/m^{3}  711 
4 
Mass of Coarse Aggregate in kg/m^{3}  1283 

Mass of 20 mm in kg/m^{3}  924 

Mass of 10 mm in kg/m^{3}  359 
5 
Mass of Admixture in kg/m^{3}  1.90 
6 
Water Cement Ratio  0.42 
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Sir, Thanks for your kind in design mix, it is very useful for me for m30 in my profession
Hi Sir, I want to ask your opinion. For M30, is it the minimum weight of cement for 1m3 concrete is 310kg/m3? Generally, the mix design that I used for 1m3 concrete is 940(sand) : 979(20mm) : 310 (OPC). For water, 170 litre while admixture 2.32 litre were used. The type of admixture used is RHEOBUILD 1100 (HG). Superplasticising Admixture. My question is, it is a good ratio for 1m3 concrete gred 30? Product result from the used of this ratio is not very good. I’m not really sure is it caused by the concrete or workers. I really hope you can help me with your opinion. Thank you Sir.
Reduce W/C Ratio from .54 to .40 to .45 for better result.
Dear Sir,
I have received M30 mixing reports from my subcontractor. Mix proportion are 1 : 2.27 : 3.42
(a) Cement : 350.0 Kg.
(b) Fine Aggregates – Sand : 794.0 Kg.
(C) Coarse Aggregate No. 1 – 10 mm : 538.0 Kg.
(d) Coarse Aggregate No. 2 – 20 mm : 657.0 Kg.
(e) Water : 180.4 Liters
He has not added Chemical Admixture . Can M30 strength can be achieved without adding Admixture and with above proportion
Thank your
Yes it give full strength because the work of admixture not for strength there work is different
Chemical Admixture only can increases the workability not strength.
Yes it’s possible..
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well i have got 1:1.87:3.37 for m30 opc 43 grade cement & no admixture used, is tht ryt answer ?
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I have a item for road work,in which M30 concrete is to be used with 40mm graded aggregate.The contractor submitted mix design for M30 where in only 20 & 10 mm aggregate is considered. As per item we have to use 40,20&10mm aggregate for mix design.my doubt are as below
1. Weather mix design is possible with 40 mm graded aggregate?
2. Should we re design mix with 40 mm graded aggregate?
3. What will be impact on strength & durability of road if we continue with mix design considering 20 mm in place of 40 mm.
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