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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: Concrete at Advance Bases
Author(s): I. S. Rasmusson
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 541-552
Abstract:Most of the advance base concrete work of the U. S. Navy in the Pacific Islands was done with coral aggregate because it- was usually the only aggregate available. Producing a concrete generally inferior to that made with crushed rock or sand and gravel aggregates, coral served its purpose admirably in the temporary construction required in advance base planning. some corals will With proper selection and grading yield concrete with strengths little below that made of sand and gravel or crushed rock.
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