Shape Test

  • Flakiness Index: The flakiness index of aggregate is the percentage of the mass of the aggregates whose least dimension is less than 0.6 times the mean dimension. The flakiness test is applicable to aggregates of size larger than 6.3 mm.


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Elongation Index

The elongation index of aggregates is the percentage by weight of the particles whose longest dimension (i.e. length) is greater than 1.8 times the mean dimension

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Transportation Engineering Laboratory
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur, INDIA - 208016

Telephone No.: +91 (512) 2597478

Fax No.: +91 (512) 2597395

Location info: Transportation Engineering Laboratory

  • 9:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

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