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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: Creep of Concrete at Low Stress-Strength Ratios and Elevated Temperatures
Author(s): Karim W. Nasser
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 137-148
Keywords: age; compressive strength; concretes; creep properties; creep recovery; curing; high temperature; modulus of elasticity; plain concrete; research; stresses; temperature; water-cement ratio
Abstract:Test results are presented of the creep, strength, elasticity and creep recovery of mass concrete which was tested in the temperature range of 35-205 F and under stress-strength ratios of 10-70 percent. Creep was enhanced by temperature but strength, elasticity and creep recovery were independent of its effects. The relation of creep to stress-strength ratio in the range of 10-70 percent was linear. Discussion of a hypothesis of the creep mechanism is also presented.
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