This report presents technical information to support the use of high-volume fly ash concrete for structural applications. The advantages and limitations of high volume fly ash concrete are discussed, and the characteristics of the fresh and hardened materials and the durability of the material to various aggressive environments are covered. Field applications are presented along with sustainability features.
Keywords: alkali-silica reaction; compressive strength; corrosion of reinforcement; cracking; deicing salts; fly ash; heat of hydration; mixture proportions; modulus of elasticity; shrinkage; sulfate attack; sustainability; tensile strength.
Table of Contents
1.5—Classification of HVFA concrete
1.6—Types of fly ash and portland cement
1.7—Codes and specifications
CHAPTER 3—CHARACTERISTICS OF FRESH HVFA CONCRETE
3.1—Materials and mixture proportions
3.2—Slump and workability
3.4—Heat of hydration
3.5—Plastic shrinkage cracks
CHAPTER 4—CHARACTERISTICS OF HARDENED HVFA CONCRETE
4.3—Modulus of elasticity
4.4—Shrinkage and creep
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