Polymer Impregnated Concrete Spherical Hulls for Seafloor Structures

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Title: Polymer Impregnated Concrete Spherical Hulls for Seafloor Structures

Author(s): Norman D. Albertsen and Harvey H. Haynes

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 40

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 119-148

Keywords: aggregates; compressive strength; concrete durability; concretes; cracking (fracturing); curing; cyclic loads; hulls (structures); hydrostatic pressure; implosions; joints (junctions); mix proportioning; modulus of elasticity; permeability

Date: 1/1/1973

Abstract:
Eight polymer-impregnated concrete (PIC) shperical model hulls with outside diameters of 16-inches (40.6 cm) and wall thickness of 1 or 2 inches (2.5 or 5.1 cm) were tested under external hydrostatic loading.