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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: Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete in Walls
Author(s): Donald W. Pfeifer
Publication: Special Publication
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
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.
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