Volumetric Changes in Portland Cement Mortars and Concretes

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Title: Volumetric Changes in Portland Cement Mortars and Concretes

Author(s): Raymond E. Davis and G.E. Troxell

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 25

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 210-255

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1929

Abstract:
Looking back over the past 25 years, one is impressed with the tremendous volume of research that has taken place in the field of conrete, yet one is forced to conclude how little is known of this material beyond its strength and elasticity and the factors which influence these properties. Still, this perhaps is not surprising when one considers that concrete is a complex material of many properties, most of which vary with time and other conditions.