Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete in Walls

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Title: Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete in Walls

Author(s): Donald W. Pfeifer

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 38

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 165-192

Keywords: compressive strength; concrete panels; cracking (fracturing); curing; expansion; expansive cement type K; expansive cement type M; expansive cement type S; expansive cement concretes; flexural strength; lightweight aggregate concretes; mix proportioning

Date: 1/1/1973

Abstract:
Thirty-two 3 by 8 ft. reinforced concrete walls containing expansive and Type I portland cement were observed for expansion and drying shrinkage and effects of these volume changes on flexural cracking behavior.