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Title: Moisture Distribution in Concrete Bridge Decks and Pavements
Author(s): Roger E. Carrier, Dennis C. Pu, and Philip D. Cady
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 169-192
Keywords: bridge decks; concrete pavements; concrete slabs; cracking (fracturing); deterioration; formwork (construction); freeze-thaw durability; moisture content; reinforced concrete; spalling; temperature
Abstract:In the course of performing field surveys of bridges for a bridge deck durability study, it was noted in some instances that the type of forms used to construct the decks appeared to influence deterioration and cracks. . .Observations indicate that SIP formed decks have a higher moisture content than do conventionally formed decks.
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