Publisher: CRC Press (June 1, 1995)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6.6 MB
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This booklet presents a finished and authoritative assessment of sturdiness of the frost resistance of concrete. it's going to let either concrete fabrics experts and training engineers to raised comprehend the deterioration methods which happen in the course of freezing and thawing, and the consequences of de-icing salts on concrete. It indicates how try out techniques can be utilized to supply important info and explains the various difficulties linked to their use. longevity of Concrete in chilly Climates explains how concrete should be designed and produced to be sturdy in chilly environments, via cautious number of fabrics, mix composition and correct use of air entrainment. it truly is absolutely illustrated with pictures and diagrams and includes over 250 references to resources and different guides. the most issues coated are: theories of frost ction and de-icer salt scaling mechanisms; laboratory exams; impact of fabrics and combine features; air entrainment; box functionality; and frost longevity of dry concretes.