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Title: The Concept of Superlasticized Concrete
Author(s): P.C. Hewlett
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 1-20
Keywords: admixtures; concrete construction; concretes; construction costs; high-strength concretes; mixing; mix proportioning; placing; plasticizers; water-cement ratio; water content; water-reducing agents; workability
Abstract:The meaning of the term superlasticised concrete and the concept to which it relates together with a brief outline of its development are described. Comparisons are made with this type of concrete and that regarded as conventional. Distinction is made between high workability/normal water content concrete as opposed to high strength/low water:cement ratio concrete.
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