AGGREGATE ABSORPTION FACTOR AS AN INDICATOR OF THE FREEZE- THAW DURABILITY OF STRUCTURAL LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE

FREEZE-THAW RESEARCH RESULTS OBTAINED AT THE TEXAS TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE WERE CORRELATED WITH ASTM STANDARD FREEZE-THAW RESULTS TO DEVELOP PRELIMINARY DURABILITY ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA FOR CONCRETE USING SYNTHETIC AGGREGATES BASED ON FREEZE-THAW TESTS. THE FOLLOWING CONCLUSIONS WERE SUGGESTED' /1/ THE AGGREGATE ABSORPTION FACTOR OF THE SYNTHETIC LIGHTWEIGHT COARSE AGGREGATES STUDIED IS A READILY OBTAINABLE PROPERTY WHICH CAN BE USED TO PREDICT THE COARSE AGGREGATES RESISTANCE TO FREEZING AND THAWING AND THE RESULTING CONCRETES DURABILITY AGAINST FREEZING AND THAWING, AND /2/ A RELATIONSHIP WAS ESTABLISHED BETWEEN THE TEXAS TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE AND ASTM STANDARD /C290/ CONCRETE FREEZE-THAW TESTS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Res Report 81-3, PP 5-15, 8 FIG, 7 TAB, 3 PHOT, 6 REF
  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System, 1600 E Lamar Boulevard
    Arlington, TX  United States  76011
  • Authors:
    • Ledbetter, W B
    • Buth, E
  • Publication Date: 1967-2

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  • Accession Number: 00212425
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM