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Title: Prediction of Creep, Shrinkage, and Temperature Effects in Concrete Structures
Author(s): ACI Committee 209
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 193-300
Keywords: beams (supports); buckling; camber; composite construction
(concrete to concrete); compressive strength; concretes; concrete
slabs; cracking (fracturing); creep properties; curing; deflection;
flat concrete plates; flexural strength;
Abstract:This report reviews the methods for predicting creep, shrinkage and temperature effects in concrete structures. It presents the designer with a unified and digested approach to the problem of volume changes in concrete. The individual chapters have been written in such a way that they can be used almost independently from the rest of the report. The report is generally consistent with the ACI Building Code (ACI 318-77) and includes material indicated in the Code, but not specifically defined therein.
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