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Title: Reacting to Alkali-Aggregate Reactions
Author(s): Peter Smith
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 33-34
Keywords: alkali-aggregate reactions; alkali-carbonate reactions; expansion; failure; research; General
Abstract:In his keynote address at the International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction, held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, in August 1986, the author challenged participants to reduce public concern about sudden structural concrete failures related to the alkali-aggregate reaction by better communicating to concrete users the present state of knowledge and its limitations.
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