Maturing Creep of Portland Cement Paste

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Title: Maturing Creep of Portland Cement Paste

Author(s): J. Timusk, R. S. Ghosh

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 68

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 959-967

Keywords: Age-strength relationship, cement pastes, compressive strength, creep properties, creep tests, hydration, research

Date: 12/1/1971

Abstract:
Describes uniaxial creep tests at constant stress-strength ratio on maturing cement paste. Tests show creep is not a linear function of the stress-strength ratio when it is hydrating under load, and when load is continuously increased to maintain a constant stress-strength ratio.