Title: Dimensional Changes of Hydrated Portland Cement Mortar Due to Slow Cooling and Warming
Author(s): James J. Beaudoin and Cameron MacInnis
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 67-78
Keywords: cement pastes; curing; fine aggregates; freeze-thaw durability; hydration; hysteresis; mix proportioning; mortars (material); strains; temperature; thermal expansion; time; volume change; water-cement ratio
A study is reported of the strain-temperature behaviour (at various ages) of hardened portlant cement mortar when subjected to a slow cycle of cooling and warming over the range of 70 to 0 F.