Designing concrete for durability
Some of the factors affecting the durability of modern concrete structures are discussed, with an emphasis on the problems caused by modern portland cements. This is followed by a description of some concrete durability issues of current interest, such as plastic shrinkage, seawater attack, and sulfate attack. The strategies for testing for durability are also discussed. It is concluded that, to produce durable concretes, a holistic approach to concrete construction must be adopted.
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Boyd, A. J., Mindess, S., & Skalny, J. (2001). Designing concrete for durability. Materiales De Construcción, 51(263-264), 37–53. https://doi.org/10.3989/mc.2001.v51.i263-264.351
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