Title: The Signifcance of Critical Degrees of Saturation at Freezing of Porous and Brittle Materials
Author(s): G. Fagerlund
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 13-66
Keywords: air entrainment; concretes; deicers; freeze-thaw durability; freezing; ice formation; mix proportioning; modulus of elasticity; moisture content; permeability; Poisson's ratio; pore water pressure; porosity; temperature; water
The paper treats the problem "Frost Resistance" as a general problem for all porous materials. The basis is the undeniable fact that well defined critical degrees of maturation exist for all porous materials.