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Try "Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods" by Peurifoy published by McGraw-Hill. There's a Chapter on Formworks showing wet concrete lateral pressures.



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Subject: Lateral Pressure
Author:  MIME:jkestner(--nospam--at) at INTERNET
Date:    10/27/98 10:43 PM

Does anyone have any information on the lateral pressure produced by wet concrete?  I assume it must vary depending on how wet it is (ie a slurry would produce a larger lateral force than a stiff mix).

Jim Kestner, P.E.
Green Bay, Wi.