Curing of Concrete

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.

JOURNAL Articles ON CURING OF CONCRETE

Frost Resistance of Alkali-Activated Combined Slag and Fly Ash Concrete Cured at Ambient Temperature

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 5/1/2022

Cracking Control of Mass Concrete Slab in Nuclear Power Plant with Dynamic Curing

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 5/1/2022

Optimization of Curing Parameters of Class C Fly-Ash-Based Alkali-Activated Mortar

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 5/1/2022

Effect of Magnesia on Stabilization of Contaminated Clay Soil

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 5/1/2022

Properties of Sugarcane Bagasse Ash Concrete Modified with Bacterial Treatment

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 5/1/2022

Abrasion Resistance of Concrete with Different Mixture Compositions at Cold Curing Temperatures

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 5/1/2022

Effect of Tidal Zone and Seawater Attack on Alkali- Activated Blended Slag Pastes

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 3/1/2022

Additives to Increase Carbonation Resistance of Slag Activated with Sodium Sulfate

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 3/1/2022

Mechanical Characteristics of Self-Healing, Deflection- Hardening, High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Composites Using Coarse Aggregates

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 3/1/2022

Effect of Curing Method on Material Properties of Very- Early-Strength Latex-Modified Concrete Used in Partial- Depth Repair

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 3/1/2022

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON CURING OF CONCRETE

Near-Surface Qualities of Decorative Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 8/1/2021

Shrinkage and Geopolymers

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Portland Clinker-Fly Ash Cements – Relation between Compressive Strength and Microstructure

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Influence of Quality of Recycled Concrete Aggregates Paste on the Internal Cure Phenomenon

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Concrete Q&A: Curing Decorative Concrete with Hydronic Heaters

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 3/1/2021

An Overview of The Tensile and Bond Behavior of Fabric Reinforced Cementitious Matrix (FRCM) Composites

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 2/1/2021

Sustainability and Durability of Solidia Cement Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 8/1/2020

Autogenous Shrinkage in Self-Consolidating Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2020

Performance of Latex-Modified Concrete (LMC) Overlays on Bridge Decks Under Laboratory and Field Conditions

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2020

After Two Hundred Years of Estimating Evaporation, It Is Still a Mystery

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2020

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