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Curling, shrinkage, and w/cm
Could a sulfate-resisting cement and slag cement be combined and used for concrete exposed to sulfates attack?
The effect of entrained air on the workability of concrete
How can durable aggregates be ensured?
What is slag cement or ground granulated blast-furnace slag (GGBFS)
Definition of concrete, hydraulic cement, mortar, and grout
Why is Type IV cement rarely produced and Type V cement rarely used?
Precautions against sulfate attack
Protecting against excessive expansion due to alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR)
Benefits of using slag cement
Important requirements of a concrete aggregate
Factors affecting permeability
What is aggregate?
How is the resistance to sulfate determined?
What are blended cements?
Materials used to produce portland cement
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