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Title: Curing Concrete*
Author(s): ACI Committee 612
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 161-172
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:Five fundamental requirements for proper curing of concrete discussed in some detail are: (1) preservation of adequate water content in concrete; (2) maintenance of concrete at some fairly constant temperature above freezing; (3) preservation of reasonably uniform temperature throughout the whole body of concrete; (4) protection from damaging mechanical disturbances; and (5) passage of sufficient time for hydration of cement and hardening of concrete. Specific initial and final curing procedures and materials are rec-horizontal vertical mass and recommended for structures, structures, concrete, precast units.
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