ACI PRC-209.1-05: Report on Factors Affecting Shrinkage and Creep of Hardened Concrete

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This guide describes the effects of numerous variables on shrinkage and creep of hardened concrete, including mixture proportions, environment, design, and construction. This document is aimed at designers who wish to gain further information about factors changing shrinkage and creep but does not include information on the prediction of shrinkage and creep or structural design issues associated with shrinkage and creep.

Keywords: creep; drying shrinkage; strain.


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 209

Publication Year: 2005

Pages: 12

ISBN: 9780870311871

Categories: Creep & Shrinkage

Formats: PDF

Table of Contents

Chapter 1—Introduction


1.2—Terminology and range of values of strains

1.3—Mechanisms of shrinkage and creep

1.4—Areas of recommended research

1.5—Additional sources

Chapter 2—Factors affecting drying shrinkage


2.2—Effect of mixture proportions on drying shrinkage

2.3—Effect of environment on drying shrinkage

2.4—Effect of design and construction on drying shrinkage

Chapter 3—Factors affecting creep


3.2—Effect of mixture proportions on creep

3.3—Effect of environment on creep

3.4—Effect of construction and structural design on creep

Chapter 4—References

4.1—Referenced standards and reports

4.2—Cited references and reports


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