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Title: Winter Curing of Concrete as Related to the New Canadian Standard
Author(s): J.N. Mustard
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 59-78
Keywords: cold weather construction; concretes; curing; freezing; low temperature; standards; thermal shock
Abstract:This paper discusses winter curing of concrete in the light of the New Canadian Standard. The effect of freezing fresh concrete at various ages is dealt with in some detail and tests results are given to illustrate the absolute minimum protection period and minimum protection methods.
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