Optimum Polymer Content in Concrete Modified by Liquid Epoxy Resins

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Title: Optimum Polymer Content in Concrete Modified by Liquid Epoxy Resins

Author(s): Edward G. Nawy, Maurice M. Ukadike, and John A. Sauer

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 58

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 329-356

Keywords: compressive strength; cracking (fracturing); ductility; epoxy resins; flow-table tests; mix proportioning; mortars (material); optimization; polymer-portland cement-concrete; polymerization; tensile strength; water-cement ratio

Date: 1/1/1978

Abstract:
Full utilization of concrete performance characteristics is restricted by its low tensile strength, susceptibility to severe moisture and temperature changes and chemical attack in adverse environment.