Title: Factors Influencing Expansion of Expansive Cement Concretes
Author(s): Milos Polivka
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 239-250
Keywords: admixtures; aggregates; cement content; curing; expansion; expansive cement concretes; expansive cements; fineness; mixing time; restraints; temperature; volume change
Some degree of prestress can be achieved through the use of expansive cements. Depending on the magnitude of prestress developed, expansive cement concretes are classified as shrinkage-comprensating or as self-stressing.