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Title: A Five Year Study of the Dimensional Stability of Shrinkage-Compensating Lightweight Concrete Used in Post-Tensioned Slabs
Author(s): William P. Liljestrom, Milos Polivka
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 273-289
Keywords: concrete slabs; contraction; expansion; expansive cement type K; expansive cements; lightweight concretes; long-time study; post-tensioning; prestressed concrete; shrinkage; shrinkage-compensating concretes; tests
Abstract:Commercial production of Type K expansive cement in the United States dates back to 1963, however it was not until three years later that a program of field measurements was undertaken in order to recorc the actual on-site concrete expansion and subsequent net length changes in two municipal structures using this shrinkage-compensating cement.
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