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Title: Factors Which Influence The Durability Of Concrete

Author(s): Dalton G. Miller

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 34

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 381-400

Keywords: none

DOI: 10.14359/8457

Date: 3/1/1938

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.