Use of Expansive Components for Concrete in Japan


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Title: Use of Expansive Components for Concrete in Japan

Author(s): Masatane Kokubu

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 38


Appears on pages(s): 353-378

Keywords: calcium sulfoaluminate; concrete panels; concrete pipes; concrete slabs; expanding agents; expansive cement concretes; portland cement type I; precast concrete; self-stressing concretes; shrinkage compensating concretes; subsurface structures; tests

Date: 1/1/1973

This paper describes the results of experiements on expansive concretes made with additions of expansive components at time of mixing, summarizes the results of practical usuage of expansive concretes in numerous structures, discusses the results of studies on use of expansive components and concludes that all of the aims projected had been attained regardless of ambient termperature, degree of dryness or wetness, type of cement and concrete mix proportion.