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Question
What is the finess modulus of sand?
 Question Submitted By :: Civil-Engineering
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Answer
# 1
IT IS BASICALLY AN INDEX NUMBER THAT GIVES A GOOD IDEA
REGADING THE FINENESS OF SAND.IT IS ON THE BASIS OF FINESS
MODULUS THAT SAND HAS BEEN DIVIDED INTO Zones.THE F.M OF
SAND RANGES FROM 2.2-3(APP.)
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    72 Yes 21 No
Shailesh Bhat
 
Answer
# 2
we are finding the finess of aggregates according to indian
standard specification
fine sand 2.2 to 2.6
medium sand 2.6 to 2.9
coarse sand 2.9 to 3.2
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    16 Yes 1 No
Sounthararajan Vm
 
 
 
Answer
# 3
IT IS AN EMPRICAL NUMBER ARRIVED BY DIVIDING SUM OF THE
CUMULATIVE PERCENTAGE RETAINED BY 100.
F.M OF SAND VARIES FROM 2.2 TO 3.2
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    26 Yes 12 No
Jeganathan
 
Answer
# 4
F-M;2.2 TO 3.1 
Is This Answer Correct ?    10 Yes 3 No
Sajjad Rasool
 
Answer
# 5
IT IS BASICALLY AN INDEX NUMBER THAT GIVES A GOOD IDEA
REGADING THE FINENESS OF SAND.IT IS ON THE BASIS OF FINESS
MODULUS THAT SAND HAS BEEN DIVIDED INTO Zones.THE F.M OF
SAND RANGES FROM 2.0-2.75(APP.)
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    16 Yes 14 No
Amit Chatterjee
 
Answer
# 6
AVERAGE SIZE OF SAND AND LIMIT IS 2-3.5 AS PER MORTH
SECTION 1000
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    3 Yes 2 No
B.srinivasarao
 
Answer
# 7
2.2-3.2 
Is This Answer Correct ?    1 Yes 0 No
Kuldeep Kumar
 
Answer
# 8
Fineness modulus of sand is an index arrived based on the particle size analysis and then dividing the sum of the cumulative percentage of particles retained on the sieves by 100.

it is important to note that higher the fineness modulus, higher is the coarser portion of the sand. The fineness modulus plays very important role in mix proportion designing of the concrete.

Earlier concrete mix designing is not a very elaborative subject thought there have been guidelines. But with present varietal needs of construction industry, from earth-scrapers to space-scrapers, including the mid-oceans, concrete has been put under multi-complex and multi-vital role both as a product and long-term performer. The use of complimentary cementious materials and chemical admixtures has become essential to meet the performance requirement.In this background the knowledge on fineness modulus and its implications on mix designs and concrete properties is much essential. Hence this type of fora is welcome to allow the knowledge percolated to the young engineers.
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    1 Yes 0 No
Dr Savitha Natak
 
Answer
# 9
Fineness modulus of sand is 2.0-3.5 
Is This Answer Correct ?    8 Yes 8 No
Ram Kishun Gupta
 
Answer
# 10
i am think fm of 2.3-3.1 
Is This Answer Correct ?    2 Yes 2 No
Saeed1370
 

 
 
 
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