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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: Effect on Temperature and Age on Thermal Expansion and Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete
Author(s): Carl Berwanger and A. Faruque Sarkar
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 1-22
Keywords: age; aggreagates; compressive strength; concretes; dynamic modulus of elasticity; low temperature; modulus of elasticity; strains; thermal expansion
Abstract:The thermal coefficient of expansion and the dynamic modulus of elasticity of concrete have been determined under short-term steady state temperatures, -100 to 150F (-73 to 66C). Specimens were cured both saturated and air-dried in the laboratory and tested at 7, 28, 84 days at at one year.
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