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Mass Concrete

Definition: any volume of concrete in which a combination of dimensions of the member being cast, the boundary conditions can lead to undesirable thermal stresses, cracking, deleterious chemical reactions, or reduction in the long-term strength as a result of elevated concrete temperature due to heat from hydration.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Mass concrete is any volume of concrete with dimensions large enough to require that measures be taken to cope with the generation of heat from hydration of the cement and attendant volume change to minimize cracking. The one characteristic that distinguishes mass concrete from other concrete work is thermal behavior. The cement-water reaction causes the temperature to rise within a large concrete mass, and where the heat is not quickly dissipated, can be quite high. Significant tensile stresses and strains may result from the restrained volume change associated with a decline in temperature as heat of hydration is dissipated.

JOURNAL Articles ON MASS CONCRETE

Pozzolanic Reaction of a Biomass Waste as Mineral Addition to Cement Based Materials: Studies by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 5/31/2019

Enhancing Chloride Corrosion Resistance of Precast Reinforced Concrete by Carbonation Curing

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 5/1/2019

Adopting Auto-Titration to Assess Chlorides in Concrete

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 5/1/2019

A New Model for Crack Control in Reinforced Concrete Tank Walls—Part I: Analytical Investigation

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2019

A New Model for Crack Control in Reinforced Concrete Tank Walls—Part II: Comparison with Experimental Results

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2019

Thermal and Mechanical Behaviors of Concrete with Incorporation of Strontium-Based Phase Change Material (PCM)

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 3/31/2019

Methodology Comparison for Concrete Adiabatic Temperature Rise

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 3/1/2019

Effects of Mixture Proportioning, Curing, and Finishing on Concrete Surface Hardness

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 3/1/2019

Numerical Model for Flexural Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Members Subjected to Low-Velocity Impact Loads

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2019

Feasibility of a Radiant Floor Cooling System for Residential Buildings with Massive Concrete Slab in a Hot and Humid Climate

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 2/28/2019

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON MASS CONCRETE

Application of MgO Concrete in RCC Dams

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 7/1/2019

Offshore Concrete Gravity-Based Structures

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 2/1/2019

Alternative Setting Retarders for Portland Cement Clinker

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/26/2018

Natural Rubber Latex as Admixture for Polymer Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/26/2018

Compressive Strength and Durability of Concrete Made with Combined Cementitious Materials

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/26/2018

One-Part Alkali-Activated Slag Cement for Conservation of Existing Structures

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/26/2018

Bacteria-Based Self-Healing Concrete: Effect of Bio-agents on the Cementitious Matrix

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/26/2018

Impact of Different Type of Calcium Sulfate on Early Ettringite Formation in Presence of Different PCE

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/26/2018

Alteration of Superplasticizers Molecular Composition during Adsorption on Cement Hydrates

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/26/2018

REINFORCING BRIDGE I-GIRDERS USING CFRP SHEAR STRIPS

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/12/2018

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