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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
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
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.
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