Factors Influencing Expansion of Expansive Cement Concretes

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Title: Factors Influencing Expansion of Expansive Cement Concretes

Author(s): Milos Polivka

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 38

Issue:

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

Date: 1/1/1973

Abstract:
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.