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On the behaviour of hardened concrete during freezing

Jukka Vuorinen

On the behaviour of hardened concrete during freezing

experimental studies on the application of the one-cycle freezing test in combination with porosity determinations for the evaluation of the freezing-and-thawing resistance of hardened concrete.

by Jukka Vuorinen

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Published in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frost resistant concrete,
  • Concrete -- Testing

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesValtion teknillinen tutkimuslaitos. The State Institute for Technical Research, Finland. Julkaisu 145 publication
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT7 .H4 no. 145
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p.
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5387020M
    LC Control Number72554998

    Reinforced concrete (RC) (also called reinforced cement concrete or RCC) is a composite material in which concrete's relatively low tensile strength and ductility are counteracted by the inclusion of reinforcement having higher tensile strength or ductility. The reinforcement is usually, though not necessarily, steel reinforcing bars and is usually embedded passively in the concrete before the. The emphasis throughout is on understanding the behaviour of concrete and relating it to physical and chemical phenomena involved in the performance of the material in service. The overall effect is to give an integrated view of the properties of concrete so as to enable the reader to achieve the best possible construction in concrete.

    The identity of test systems in the different laboratories is essential because the results on the freezing behaviour of concrete should be comparable. In that aim, after many tests, the Working Group “Permeability and Durability” of Unicemento has published a standard on concrete freezing. Start studying CE Exam 2 (Concrete). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Maintaining the presence of water in the concrete during early stages Hardened concrete changes Volume at early ages due to changes in temp, moisture, loads.

    3 concrete caused by destructive phenomena [16–19]. They can also be used to detect damage caused by 4 freeze/thaw cycles in concrete [1,20–26]. A resonant frequency technique or a pulse/wave velocity 5 technique can be used to quantify the extent of damage in concrete samples exposed to File Size: 1MB. Construction Materials: Their Nature and Behaviour, 4th Edition Peter Domone, John Illston So far in the twenty-first century, there have been many developments in our understanding of materials’ behaviour and in their technology and use.


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On the behaviour of hardened concrete during freezing by Jukka Vuorinen Download PDF EPUB FB2

1. Introduction. Concrete structures located in cold climates suffer damage by freeze-thaw (F-T) cycles during their life cycle. The freezing and melting of water with deicing salt in porous structure causes serious damage and requires large investments in Cited by: The cement used in this investigation was ordinary ASTM Type I Portland cement (CEM I R).

The physical and chemical properties of cement were given in Table 1, Table chemical properties of the calcium nitrate and the urea were given in Table 3, Table 4, cold whether concreting practices the dosage of the cement changes between and kg/m by: Having to make a living pouring concrete floors during Maine winters since the 's, I've learned a lot about what happens to fresh concrete if it's exposed to cold and freezing temperatures.

One thing I know for sure, if you let newly poured concrete freeze, you will have issues with the surface scaling, pop-outs, cracking, and overall.

Title: A tribute to "Theory of Volume Changes in Hardened Portland-Cement Paste during Freezing" Author(s): T.C. Powers and R.A. Helmuth. Publication: Symposium Paper. Volume: Issue: Appears on pages(s): Keywords: Date: 3/1/ Abstract: Due to copyright issues, this paper is only available by purchasing the SPAuthor: T.C.

Powers, R.A. Helmuth. The paper presents results from an experimental investigation on the freezing and thawing behavior of internally cured concrete. Air-entrained internallycured concrete was tested in a series of.

To Study the Behaviour of Fresh and Hardened Concrete by using hardened rubberized concrete properties. Secondary objective of this experimental study is at Al-falah University during the months of March - June, The samples for compression testing were. American Concrete Institute, - Technology & Engineering - 99 pages 0 Reviews Discussion of the behaviour of various concrete structures exposed to freezing and thawing is followed by theories regarding mechanisms which cause this behaviour, and methods of preventing concrete deterioration.

Ab papers on properties of hardened concrete have been published in the years – This number exceeds by ~ 20% that in the 4 years preceded the previous (12th) International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement held in Montreal in ().As will be demonstrated in further sections, in some fields, such as in properties of hardened self-compacting concrete (SCC) and concrete Cited by: Fresh concrete is that stage of concrete in which concrete can be moulded and it is in plastic state.

This is also called "Green Concrete". Another term used to describe the state of fresh concrete is consistence, which is the ease with which concrete will flow.

The transition process of changing of concrete from plastic state to hardened state. 6 Strength of concrete. 7 Further aspects of hardened concrete. 8 Temperature effects in concrete. 9 Elasticity, shrinkage, and creep.

10 Durability of concrete. 11 Effects of freezing and thawing and of chlorides. 12 Testing of hardened concrete. 13 Concretes with particular properties. 14 Selection of concrete mix proportions (mix design). Introduction. Concrete structures located in cold climates suffer damage by freeze-thaw (F-T) cycles during their life cycle.

The freezing and melting of water with deicing salt in porous structure causes serious damage and requires large investments in the repair and/or replacement of such by: behavior of hardened concrete during freezing.

possibilities of evaluating the frost resistance of hardened concrete from results of 1-cycle freezing tests in combination with porosity determinations were studied. the problems concerned with the characteristics of the testing methods, the interpretation of the test data, and the correlation of Author: J Vuorinen.

Experimental investigation of the deformational behavior of the interfacial transition zone (ITZ) in concrete during freezing and thawing cycles August Construction and Building Materials during FTC plays an important role during FTC and water/moisture behavior may exert stresses on the matrix during freezing.

For this reason, the study aims to show that the associated stresses during FTC damage in concrete is not only caused by the expansive stresses during ice by: 2. Theory of volume changes in hardened Portland cement paste during freezing (Bulletin / Research and Development Laboratories of the Portland Cement Association.

Research Dept) [Powers, Treval Clifford] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Theory of volume changes in hardened Portland cement paste during freezing (Bulletin / Research and Development Laboratories of the Portland Author: Treval Clifford Powers.

this concrete being subjected to freeze-thaw cycles dur­ ing winter. This scenario can worsen if de-icing salt is added, such us the cases of the slabs and pillars of road bridges. Good curing process of concrete during the summer is essential for the durability of the material, especially under freezing conditions in the following winters.

The. Internally cured (IC) concrete has been emerging over the last decade as an effective way to improve the performance of concrete. IC holds promise for producing concretes with an increased resistance to early-age cracking and ultimately enhancing the durability of structures.

It is a simple and effective way to ensure proper hydration of cementitious material in high performance concrete Author: Wesley A. Jones. contact with concrete should be above freezing. This might require insulating or heating subgrades and con-tact surfaces prior to placement. Materials and equipment should be in place to protect concrete, both during and after placement, from early age freezing and to.

References AASHTO () LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, third edn, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington DC, US.

Google Scholar. pressures generated during the water flow will be dependent upon the length of the flow path, the rate of freezing, the permeability of the concrete, and the viscosity of the water. The concrete will rupture if the hydraulic pressure exceeds its tensile strength.

Further studies by Powers and Helmuth revealed that the hydraulic pressure theory. Figure 7Typical stress–strain behaviour of aggregate, hardened cement paste and concrete under compressive loading.

Development of cracking in concrete (adapted from Neville, ; Coutinho and Gonçalves, ; Domone, ) As load increases, these microcracks remain stable and are considered irrelevant, up to about 30% of the ultimate load.Prediction Model for Concrete Behavior—Final Report 5.

Report Date OctoberRev. May and autogenous dilation of the concrete mixture (Riding ). The hardened concrete coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) was also measured using a similar procedure to Tex The first construction stage is during concrete placement and.Concrete strength is fairly sensitive to environmental effects.

Extreme weather conditions and changes in humidity rates significantly affect the concrete compressive strength development. Concrete as one of the substantial material used in residential buildings and infrastructures is subjected to a massive strength change under extreme weather : Alireza Farzampour.