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Title: Mechanical Properties of Insulating Concretes
Author(s): T.W. Reichard
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 253-316
Keywords: absorption; cellular concretes; cement content; compressive strength; concrete slabs; cubes; curing; cylinders; deflection; density (mass/volume); drying; drying shrinkage; dynamic modulus of elasticity; flexural strength; indenation hardness tests
Abstract:A description of given of a series of tests with perlite, vermiculite, and cellular insulating concretes. . .There are significant differences in the drying shrinkages of the 3 types of concretes and also in the shrinkages of the concretes made from the 3 brands of perlite.
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