curing Topic

Curing

Definition: action taken to maintain moisture and temperature conditions in a freshly placed cementitious mixture to allow hydraulic cement hydration and (if applicable) pozzolanic reactions to occur so that the potential properties of the mixture may develop.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Concrete sets and hardens as a result of a chemical reaction between cementitious materials and water. This process is called hydration. Curing is the process of maintaining satisfactory temperature and moisture conditions in concrete long enough for hydration to develop the desired concrete properties. The potential strength and durability of concrete will be fully developed only if concrete is properly cured.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON CURING

Steam Curing of Precast Concrete Containing Limestone Filler—Evaluation of Early-Age Strength

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Study of Green FRCM Systems Made of Lime-Based Matrix and Hemp Fibers

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Production of Sustainable Concrete Materials through Innovative Uses of CO2

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Studies on Some Factors Affecting CO2 Mixing or CO2 Curing of Cement Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Bio-Inspired, Internally Cured Cellulose Fiber Reinforced Concrete for Next Generation Infrastructure

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Utilizing Calcined Clay to Enable Aluminum Reinforced Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Thermal Curing and Environmental Impact of Alkali-Activated Cementitious Materials

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Behavior of Activated Ternary Binders under Autogenous Condition

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Fly Ash-Based Lightweight Geopolymer Mortars for Fire Protection

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Mechanical Properties of Concrete with Recycled Aggregate at Early Ages

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

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