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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: Development of HPC in France: Recent Achievement and Future Trends
Author(s): H. M. Cheyrezy
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 145-158
Keywords: bridges (structures); buildings; compressive strength; concretes; durability; offshore structures; radiation shielding; tunnels; General
Abstract:This paper reviews the developments of HPC in France for the past ten years in bridges, buildings, tunnels, offshore platforms, and nuclear containers. Different projects are presented wherein 55 to 80 MPa concretes were used. The motivation for using HPC are many. The future developments initiated by owners, public research institutes, consultants, and contractors are documented and innovative materials are introduced, as well as research program initiated by different laboratories.
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