Polymer-Impregnated Concrete Surface Treatments for Highway Bridge Decks

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Title: Polymer-Impregnated Concrete Surface Treatments for Highway Bridge Decks

Author(s): David W. Fowler, James T. Houston, and Donald R. Paul

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 40

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 93-118

Keywords: cements; compressive strength; curing; cracking (fracturing); dehydration; drying; Griffith crack; impregnating; mix proportioning; modulus of elasticity; moisture content; Poisson ratio; polymer-cement concrete; reinforced concrete; research; shrinkage

Date: 1/1/1973

Abstract:
The significant increases in strength and durability of polymer-impregnated concrete suggest the use of this material as a surface treatment for highway bridge decks.