The Role of Shrinkage-Compensating Cement in Reduction of Cracking of Concrete

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Title: The Role of Shrinkage-Compensating Cement in Reduction of Cracking of Concrete

Author(s): J.A. Hanson, Richard C. Elstner, Robert H. Clore

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 38

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 251-272

Keywords: compressive strength; concretes; cracking (fracturing); creep properties; drying shrinkage; expansion; expansive cement type M: modulus of elasticity; restraints; shrinkage; shrinkage-compensating concretes; slump tests; splitting tensile strength

Date: 1/1/1973

Abstract:
Concretes containing Type M shrinkage-compensating cement were compared in the laboratory with those containing Type I portland cement.