In today’s market, it is imperative to be knowledgeable and have an edge over the competition. ACI members have it…they are engaged, informed, and stay up to date by taking advantage of benefits that ACI membership provides them.
Read more about membership
Become an ACI Member
Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, the American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development, dissemination, and adoption of its consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete.
American Concrete Institute
38800 Country Club Dr.
Farmington Hills, MI
Chat with Us Online Now
Feedback via Email
Home > Publications > International Concrete Abstracts Portal
The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Setting Shrinkage and Setting Stress of Polymer Mortar
Author(s): F. Omata, M. Kawakami, H. Tokushige and
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 607-624
Keywords: Deflection; modulus of elasticity; setting (hardening); strain; stress.
Abstract:This paper describes changes of stress and strain during the setting of prismatic specimens incorporating polymer mortar. A new apparatus measures setting shrinkage stress and strains developed at both ends of polymer mortar specimens while at constant temperature. This apparatus is simple in structure, consisting of a noncontact type displacement device and a load measuring device. The relationships of setting shrinkage stresses and strains, and elastic modulus of three kinds of polymer mortar are reported. Furthermore, the mechanical properties of three kinds of polymer mortar were investigated. Finally, the deflection and strain that occur when polymer mortar is overlaid on ALC (Autoclaved light weight concrete) beams includes both analysis and experimental data on the two layered structure.
Click here to become an online Journal subscriber