Practice Question: Volume of Water for Concrete Mixture
NCEES Civil PE Specification VII.C.: Concrete
Given a required water-cement ratio of 0.5, you are preparing a concrete mix to place the 1-foot-thick square spread footing pictured below.
If 5 sacks of cement are used in the mixture, what volume of water is required? Assume each bag of cement weighs 94 pounds.
Assume a specific weight of water of 62.4 pounds per cubic foot.