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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: Factors Which Influence The Durability Of Concrete
Author(s): Dalton G. Miller
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 381-400
Abstract:Effect of weathering and silaqe action on some 200 masonry silos in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin is reported, based on field investigation. Silage action is described in detail. Tests of the 1350 silo staves collected from nine different plants also are reported. Tests include determination of effect of cement factor on strength and absorption of staves, relation of permeability and absorption to strength of staves, and the effect of number or tamps.
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