EVALUATION OF SHRINKAGE COMPENSATED CEMENT

TEST SPECIMENS CONTAINING CONCRETE MANUFACTURED USING TYPE II CEMENT CONFORMING TO ASTM DESIGNATION C-150, AND SHRINKAGE COMPENSATING CEMENTS FROM TWO PRODUCERS ARE COMPARED. TESTING INCLUDED STRAIN MEASUREMENTS IN SLABS CONTAINING VARIOUS QUANTITIES OF REINFORCING STEEL, EFFECT OF INTERNAL RESTRAINT ON SHRINKAGE AND CRACKING TENDENCIES, AND EFFECT OF VARIOUS TYPES OF RESTRAINT ON THE SULFATE RESISTANCE OF THE CONCRETE. UNDER THE CONDITIONS OF THE TEST PROGRAM THERE WAS NO INDICATION OF ADVANTAGE IN THE USE OF SHRINKAGE COMPENSATED CEMENT OVER CONVENTIONAL TYPE II CEMENT THAT WOULD BE APPLICABLE TO HEAVILY REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract D-3-38
  • Corporate Authors:

    California Department of Transportation

    Materials and Research Division, 1720 N Street
    Sacramento, CA  USA  95807
  • Authors:
    • Spellman, D L
    • Woodstrom, J H
    • Bailey, S N
  • Publication Date: 1973-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 26 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00212142
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: California Department of Transportation
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 5 2002 12:00AM