Table 1: Physical properties of cement.

PropertyUnitsResults obtainedSpecified value as per IS: 8112-1989

Specific gravity3.143.15
Fineness (90 µ sieve)%7.5
Soundness (Le-Chatelier Test)mm310 (maximum)
Normal consistency (% of cement by weight)%2830
Setting time
 (i) InitialMinutes19930 (minimum)
 (ii) Final290 600 (maximum)
Compressive strength
 (i) Seven daysMPa35.933.00
 (ii) 28 days52.743.00