Effects of Elevated Temperature on the Properties of Concrete for the Containment and Shielding of Nuclear Reactors

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Title: Effects of Elevated Temperature on the Properties of Concrete for the Containment and Shielding of Nuclear Reactors

Author(s): M.F. Kaplan and F. J. P. Roux

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 34

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 437-442

Keywords: compressive strength; concretes; curing; flexural strength; high temperature; modulus of elasticity; moisture content; nuclear reactor containment; research; thermal expansion

Date: 1/1/1972

Abstract:
Investigation on the structural properties of concrete made with South African aggregates are reported. Nuclear power stations are to be built in the Republic of South Africa and the investigations have been carried out to help decide when type of reactor is to be selected.