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Title: Fire Resistance of High Strength/Dense Concrete With Particular Reference to the Use of Condensed Silica Fume--A Review
Author(s): P. A. Jahren
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 1013-1050
Keywords: creep properties; fire resistance; high-strength concretes; lightweight concretes; moisture; porosity; prestressed concrete; reviews; silica fume; spalling; strains; stresses; temperature; Materials Research
Abstract:Use of silica fume is an accepted technology in the Norwegian concrete environment and high-strength concrete incorporating silica fume is being used increasingly. However, in recent years, conflicting reports regarding the fire resistance of high-strength concrete have been published. This review indicates that eventual fire-safety problems seem to be linked less to the materials used than to physical properties of hardened concrete or conditions under which high strength concrete is used.
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