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Title: Effect of High Range Water-Reducing Admixtures on Some Durability Parameters of Silica-fume Portland Cement Concretes
Author(s): M. E. Roberts-Seymour
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 577-586
Keywords: alkali-aggregate reactions; chlorides; concrete durability; corrosion; electrical resistance; permeability; plasticizers; silica; water-reducing agents; Materials Research
Abstract:Presents three experimental programs employing high-range water-reducing admixtures to modify durability performance in portland cement-fume concrete. Resistivity and chloride permeability are shown to be significantly improved where fume-replaced concrete uses superplasticizers. Superplasticizing has some demonstrated drawbacks where fume is introduced to reduce alkali aggregate reactions.
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