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Title: SIFCON in compression
Author(s): Ray R, Mondragon
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 269-282
Keywords: cements; compressive strength; fiber reinforced concretes; fly ash; metal fibers; slurries; strength; tests; viscosity; water-cement ratio; Materials Research
Abstract:Article presents selected conclusions derived from a slurry-infiltrated fiber concrete (SIFCON) research program performed by a New Mexico research group under an Air Force contract. The selected conclusions discussed concern certain material properties of several SIFCON mixes tested under uniaxial, unconfined compression. The article concerns itself with the effect of varying the two parameters of water-cement and fly ash-cement ratios on the compressive strength.
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