Applications of Heavy Concrete in Canada

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Title: Applications of Heavy Concrete in Canada

Author(s): E.C. Smith

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 34

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 1177-1194

Keywords: concrete construction; costs; economics; ferrophosphorous; heavyweight aggregates; heavyweight concretes; ilmenite; metal scrap, mix proportioning; nuclear reactor containment; nuclear reactors; pressure vessels; radiation shielding

Date: 1/1/1972

Abstract:
The purposes of this paper are first to give a brief commentary on the Canadian experience in development and application of heavy concrete for reactors and second to postulate certain opinions on the value of concrete for nuclear reactors.