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Title: ACI 207.4R-20: Report on Cooling and Insulating Systems for Mass Concrete

Author(s): ACI Committee 207

Publication: Technical Documents

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Appears on pages(s): 16

Keywords: cement content; coarse aggregate; creep; formwork; heat of hydration; mass concrete; modulus of elasticity; precooling; postcooling; pozzolan; restraint; specific heat; strain; stress; temperature rise; tensile strength; thermal conductivity

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Date: 11/9/2020

Abstract:
The need to control volume change induced primarily by temperature change in mass concrete often requires thermal control of concrete. This report reviews these thermal control methods such as precooling, postcooling, and insulating systems. A simplified method for computing the temperature of freshly mixed concrete cooled by various systems is also presented.