Resistance Of Cements To Attack By Sea Water And By Alkali Soils

ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL CONCRETE ABSTRACTS PORTAL

  • 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.

International Concrete Abstracts Portal

  


Title: Resistance Of Cements To Attack By Sea Water And By Alkali Soils

Author(s): Thomas E. Stanton, Jr. and Lester C. Meder

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 34

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 433-464

Keywords: none

Date: 3/1/1938

Abstract:
Premature disintegration occasioned investigation of alkali soils and their effect on concrete. Analysis of alkali content of several California soils are presented. Test specimens made with I I cements commercially avallable in California. were subjected to varying degrees ot ex- posure to sea water and alkali soils. Compressive strengths and weiq ht losses are recorded, indicating effect of chemical composit;on of cement on alkali resistance. Specific results apply to California ce-ments, but major trends should be of general interest.