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Would adding more cement serve the purpose of admixtures?
Can the heat liberated by the hydrating cement be relied on to give protection during cold weather?
Does additional curing improve the properties of concrete in other ways than in strength?
What is the effect of freezing on concrete?
Estimating in-place concrete strength
Protecting concrete from cycles of freezing and thawing
What are set-controlling admixtures?
What methods are used for protecting concrete against low temperatures?
What is the importance of curing on strength?
The effect of pozzolans on freezing and thawing resistance
How is the air content of freshly mixed concrete determined?
Commonly used accelerating admixture
When heated enclosures are used to protect freshly placed concrete, what precautions are necessary?
Factors affecting time of setting
What is an air-entraining admixture?
When is steam curing used?
When water and aggregate are heated, are any limitations necessary?
Is density a good indicator of air content?
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