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Consolidation of concrete—required or not?
The effect of aggregate characteristics on concrete shrinkage and permeability
Benefits of using slag cement
The relationship between porosity and permeability of concrete
Does additional curing improve the properties of concrete in other ways than in strength?
What does a pozzolan do in the concrete?
How are properties of concrete in the structure measured?
How is the permeability of concrete determined?
Could a sulfate-resisting cement and slag cement be combined and used for concrete exposed to su...
Aging of concrete
The effect of water-cementitious ratio on permeability and shrinkage
Importance of using pozzolans in hydraulic and environmental structures
Joint deterioration mechanism and prevention
Factors affecting permeability
What is curing?
What is silica fume?
Do some water-reducing admixtures induce bleeding?
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