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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: Effect of Environmental Conditions on Thermal Variations and Shrinkage of Concrete Structures in the United States
Author(s): Ignacio Martin
Publication: Special Publication
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
Abstract: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.
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