Mass Concrete for Dams and Other Massive Structures


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Title: Mass Concrete for Dams and Other Massive Structures

Author(s): ACI Committee 207

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 67

Issue: 4

Appears on pages(s): 273-309

Keywords: admixtures; aggregate gradation; aggregate size; aggregates; air entrainment; arch dams; batching; bridge piers; cements; compacting; compressive strength; concrete construction; concrete dams; concrete durability; cooling.

Date: 4/1/1970

This report presents a discussion of the materials and practices employed in proportioning, mixing, placing, and curing mass concrete, and of the properties and behavior of the hardened mass concrete. Particular emphasis is placed on the differences between mass concrete and conventional concrete. It is designed to serve as a reference for those engaged in the design and construction of concrete dams and other massive concrete structures.