REVIEW OF SOME OF THE MAIN RESULTS OF A RESEARCH ON THE AGING PHENOMENA OF CONCRETE: EFFECT OF MOISTURE CONDITIONS ON STRENGTH, SHRINKAGE AND CREEP OF MATURE CONCRETE

Conclusions drawn from this study were as follows: "dry strengths" of concrete were about two-thirds higher than "wet strengths"; an increase (a maximum) in compressive strength was obtained in the region of moisture condensation in pores; very dry drying conditions may cause strength reduction; the shrinkage can be divided into three different parts -- very strong between Relative Humidity (RH) 100-50 percent, minor or negligible between RH 50-20 percent, and strong between 20-0 percent; the creep is greatly dependent on moisture conditions; and carbonation increases creep. /DOT/

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    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  United States  10523
  • Authors:
    • Pihlajavaara, S E
  • Publication Date: 1974-9

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  • Accession Number: 00262102
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 12 1974 12:00AM