The Durability of concrete in Service


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Title: The Durability of concrete in Service

Author(s): F. H. Jackson

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 43

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 165-180

Keywords: none

Date: 10/1/1946

Discusses the problem of concrete durability with reference primarily to highway bridge structures- lo- cated in regions subject to severe frost action. l-our major types of deterioration are defined and illustrated and several specific matters which have bear- ing on the problem, including the effect of construc-t i on variables, modern versus old fashioned cements, air entrainment, and the so-called cement-alkalj ag- gregate reaction, are discussed. The report concludes with a series of recommendations indicating correc- tive measures which should be taken.