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Title: Current Development and Implementation of HPC in Thailand
Author(s): Ekasit Limsuwan
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 57-78
Keywords: admixtures; fly ash; high-performance concretes; silica fume; high-strength concretes; mix proportioning; General
Abstract:Flowable concrete has been used for a long time in Thailand and has been known as tremy concrete for bored pile construction. For this type of concrete, strength may be less important in early development, but workability must satisfy the performance in construction. In the second stage of development, research has concentrated on high strength concrete. Even though higher strengths have been achieved, workability of the concrete may be slightly poor. Several studies have emphasized utilization of concrete here high strength can be an advantage. The structural members were both reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete; and the emphasis was placed on flexure, shear, and compression. In recent development, both workability in the fresh state and strengths in the hardened states have been considered so as to satisfy the performance in workability, strengths, serviceability, and durability. Efforts have been concentrated on constituent materials for high performance concrete, mix proportions, and concrete properties. Satisfactory structural behaviors for compression, flexure, and shear in reinforced and prestressed concrete members have been reported. Various developments to suit particular applications such as bored pile, mass concrete, structural concrete, and durable concrete have been made for the construction industry. Demands of HPC are growing, further development and utilization are expected.
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