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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: Volumetric Changes in Portland Cement Mortars and Concretes
Author(s): Raymond E. Davis and G.E. Troxell
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 210-255
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.
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