Cube and Prism Strength of Concretes at Elevated Temperatures

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Title: Cube and Prism Strength of Concretes at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): A.E. Desov, K.D. Nekrasov, and A.F. Milovanov

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 34

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 423-434

Keywords: boron; compressive strength; concretes; heavyweight aggregates; heavyweight concretes; high temperature; limonite; magnetite; metal scrap; moisture content; nuclear reactor containment; radiation shielding; research; serpentine; thermal properties

Date: 1/1/1972

Abstract:
A series of experiments on various heavy weight aggregate concretes subjected to high temperatures is given. The compressive strength of both cubic and prismatic specimens was obtained to investigate the properties of heavy weight aggregate concretes used in radiation shielding.