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Title: Theories of Creep in Concrete
Author(s): A. M. Neville
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 47-60
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:Various theories of creep in concrete are critically reviewed. It is suggested that creep is due to more than one cause, notably to viscous flow with a gradual transfer of load to the aggregate, and to moisture movement due to evaporation and external force, this movement being of the nature of increased shrinkage as compared with a similar unloaded specimen.
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