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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: High Strength, High Density Concrete
Author(s): Katharine Mather
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 1587-1596
Keywords: age; aggregate size; compressive strength; density (mass/volume); heavyweight aggregates; heavyweight concretes; high strength concretes; ileminte; magnetite; nuclear reactor containment; radiation shielding; research; water-cement ratio
Abstract:Any sound concrete, in sections of sufficient thickness, can be used to construct a satisfactory biological shield. . .This investigation showed that high strength concrete can be made using materials that provide high density, and that high density concrete can be made using proportions that ensure high strength.
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