Shrinkage of Concrete

Definition: decrease in either length or volume of a material resulting from changes in moisture content or chemical changes.- ACI Concrete Terminology

Drying shrinkage is the contraction in the concrete caused by moisture loss from drying concrete. Shrinkage-compensating concrete is used to minimize cracking and structural movement caused by drying shrinkage in concrete. The amount of drying shrinkage that occurs in concrete structures depends on the constituent materials, mixture proportions, curing, drying environment, and restraint.


Ultra-High-Performance Concrete with Micro- to Nanoscale Reinforcement

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 4/1/2024

Evaluation of Deflection Calculation for Hybrid Reinforced Concrete with FRP and Steel Bars

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/22/2024

Development and Characterization of a Tension-Hardening Quarry Waste-Based Geopolymer Concrete

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 3/15/2024

Seismic Effect of Reinforcement around Circular Opening in Reinforced Concrete Beam

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 2/14/2024

Multi-Approaches to Improve Internally Cured Concrete for Rigid Pavement Application

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 2/8/2024

Contribution of Shrinkage Reducing Admixture and Lightweight Sand on Moist Curing Requirement for Fiber-Reinforced Ultra-High-Performance Concrete

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 2/8/2024

Early-Age Cracking Resistance of Reinforced High-Strength Concrete

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 1/23/2024

Beam-Column Joint Retrofitting Using Basalt Fiber- Reinforced Polymer Grid and Cementitious Matrixes

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 1/1/2024

High-Volume Fly Ash Engineered Cementitious Composite for Underground and Hydraulic Engineering

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 1/1/2024

Seawater-Mixed Lightweight Aggregate Concretes with Dune Sand, Waste Glass and Nanosilica: Experimental and Life Cycle Analysis

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 11/30/2023

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