Preventing autogenous shrinkage of HPC by internal curing

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ConferenceS.P. Shah Symposium on Measuring, Monitoring and Modeling Concrete Properties: 03 July 2006, Alexandroupolis, Greece
Pages18; # of pages: 8
Subjectautogenous shrinkage, high-performance concrete, internal curing, restrained shrinkage, self-desiccation, tensile creep; High performance / High strength concrete; Concrete
AbstractThe effect of internal curing on the structural behaviour of large high-performance concrete specimens having different amounts of pre-soaked porous lightweight aggregate was investigated. The results show that the use of lightweight aggregate in high-performance concrete can effectively reduce autogenous shrinkage through improved hydration of cement.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number48368
NPARC number20377541
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