Application of High-Range Water-Reducing Admixtures in Steam-Cured Cement-Fly Ash Concretes

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Title: Application of High-Range Water-Reducing Admixtures in Steam-Cured Cement-Fly Ash Concretes

Author(s): R.C. Valore, W. Kudrenski, and D.E. Gray

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 62

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 337-374

Keywords: admixtures; atmospheric pressure steam curing; compressive strength; concretes; costs; fly ash; fresh concretes; high-strength concretes; mortars; (material); plasticizers; pozzolans; precast concrete; slump tests; splitting tensile strength; tests

Date: 1/1/1979

Abstract:
Functional water-reducing admixtures provided water reduction up to 30 percent in portland cement-fly ash concretes with binder contents of 740-770 pcy (440-455 kg/m3), calcareous sand, and dolomitic limestone coarse aggregates.