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Title: Use of Cementitious Materials Other Than Portland Cement
Author(s): Alan D. Buck
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 1863-1882
Keywords: alkali-aggregate reactions; blast furnace slag; concretes, evaluation; expansion; fly ash; mortars (material); portland cements; silica; sulfate attack; tests; Materials Research
Abstract:Different amounts of fly ash, silica fume, or ground granulated iron blast furnace slag have been used with portland cement in an effort to prevent excessive expansion due to alkali-silica reaction or sulfate attack or both. The test methods used to establish optimum proportions were ASTM C 441 and ASTM C 1012. Once the optimum proportions were known, concrete mixtures were made and tested.
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