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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Influence of Hot Saline and Distilled Waters on Concrete
Author(s): James R. Graham and James E. Backstrom
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 325-342
Keywords: aggregates; caviatation; compressive strength; concretes; corrosion; desalting; deterioration; distilled water; heat transfer; limestone; modulus of elasticity; Possion's ratio; portland cements; reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels;salt water;seawater
Abstract:The Bureau of Reclamation (BR) consumated an agreement with the Office of Saline Water (OSW) to ascertain the feasiblilty of using concrete in the construction of desalination plants.
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