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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Guide for Cellular Concretes Above 50 pcf, and for Aggregate Concretes Above 50 pcf with Compressive Strengths Less Than 2500 psi
Author(s): ACI Committee 523
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 50-66
Keywords: cellular concretes;compressive strength;concrete construction;fire resistance; formwork (construction);insulating concretes;lightweight aggregate concretes; lightweight concretes;mix proportioning;modulus of elasticity;precast concrete; shear properties.
Abstract:This guide presents information on materials, fasbrication, properties, design and handling of cellular concretes with oven-dry densities greater than 50 pcf (800 kg/m^3) but whose compressive strengths are less than 2500 psi (175 kgf/cm^2). The usual density range of the concrete considered is less than 50 pcf to 120 pcf. Those concretes in the lower portion of this range are generally used for thermal and sound insulation fills for roofs, walls and floors. At the higher densitites they are used in cast-in-place walls, floors, and roofs, and also for precast elements such as wall and floor panels.
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