The Nature of the Processes Leading to the Disintegration of Concrete, with Special Reference to Excess Alkalies

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Title: The Nature of the Processes Leading to the Disintegration of Concrete, with Special Reference to Excess Alkalies

Author(s): Charles P. Berkey

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 37

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 689-692

Keywords: none

Date: 6/1/1941

Abstract:
Paper was presented to conference group at bureau of Reclamation, Denver, as of possible assistance through viewpoint of a petrologist, in an approach to problems presented by chemical activity of some rock in the presence of high-alkali cement. It is not to be read as an explanation of disturbing phenomena re cently observed in concrete structures, but, as author says, a suggestion based on petrologic analogy.