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Title: Lessons Learned From Field Trials With High-Performance Concrete
Author(s): J. J. Schemmel, , M. L. Leming, and M. R. Hansen
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 823-838
Keywords: durability; field tests; high-performance concretes; highways; strength; workability; General
Abstract:A 4-year study, conducted by a consortium of three universities, on the use of high-performance concrete in highway applications was recently completed. A major goal of this research project was to determine if high-performance concrete mixes could be successfully produced in the field. In addition, an evaluation was to be made of the long-term performance of this concrete under field service conditions. Field installations were constructed in five states for this purpose. Paper provides potential users of high-performance concrete with general recommendations and guidelines for production and placement.
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