Concrete for high temperatures
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Concrete for high temperatures by Armin Petzold

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Published by American Elsevier Pub. Co in New York .
Written in English


  • Heat resistant concrete.

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Statementby Armin Petzold and Manfred Röhrs; translated (from the German) by A. B. Phillips and F. H. Turner.
ContributionsRöhrs, Manfred.
The Physical Object
Pagination235 p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20631346M

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Beton für hohe Temperaturen. Description: pages illustrations 25 cm: Other Titles. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cruz, C.R. Thermal expansion of Portland cement paste, mortar, and concrete at high temperatures. Skokie, Ill.: Portland. High temperatures also affect the compressive strength of concrete. Above º F, the cement paste begins to dehydrate (loses chemically combined water of hydration), which gradually weakens the paste and paste-aggregate bond. The temperature that concrete has reached often can be determined by observing color changes in the aggregate. For. Publisher Summary. This chapter examines the strength of concrete at elevated temperatures. A device for testing the mechanical behavior of concrete at elevated temperatures must include three systems: a system for heating and temperature control, a system to support and load the specimen, and a system of measuring and recording instruments.

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