Title: Effect of Environmental Conditions on Thermal Variations and Shrinkage of Concrete Structures in the United States
Author(s): Ignacio Martin
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 279-300
Keywords: concretes; dimensions; drying shrinkage; environments; lightweight aggregate concretes; mix proportioning; reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; humidity; settlement (structural); shrinkage; stresses; structural design; temperature
The effect of environmental conditions on the design for temperature and shrinkage stresses of reinforced concrete structures is presented. The range of temperature variation, percentage of longitudinal steel, concrete mix, coefficient of thermal expansion and shrinkage coefficient of normal and lightweight concrete have been studied.