Following are the objectives of concrete mix design:
a. To achieve a specified compressive strength for a specified grade.
b. To maintain workability of concrete mix throughout work.
c. For achieving durability.
d. To achieve economy by selecting appropriate concrete ingredients.
e. To obtain maximum possible yield per bag of cement.
f. To avoid honey combing and bleeding.
g. To comply with various standards.
h. To reduce wastage of concrete by correct proportioning.