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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Effects of Moisture Content on the Structural Properties of Portland Cement Concrete Exposed to Temperatures up to 500F
Author(s): D.R. Lankard, D.L. Birkimer, F.F. Fondriest, and M.J. Snyder
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 59-102
Keywords: aggregates; autoclaving; compressive strength; concretesl flexural strength; gravel; high temperature; limestone; microcracking; microstructure; modulus of elasticity; moisture content; nuclear reactors; petrography; plain concrete; pressure vessels
Abstract:This work was undertaken as part of a study to investigate the effects of sustained elevated temperatures on portland cement concrete as related to its use in a prestressed-concrete-pressure-vessel-reactor.
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