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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: Relevance of Concrete Property Research To Pressure Vessel Design
Author(s): R.D. Browne and R. Blundell
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 69-102
Keywords: aggregates; coarse aggregates; compressive strength; concretes; creep properties; heat of hydration; high temperatrure; irradiation; mix proportioning; modulus of elasticity; nuclear reactor containment; nuclear reactors; pressure vessels
Abstract:A resume is presented of the important factors in the design of pressure vessels which must be appreciated by the concrete research worker in his future work. The object of the paper is to indicate to research workers in concrete the type of research needed in the process of current pressure vessel design.
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