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Curing of high-performance concrete

Curing of high-performance concrete

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • High strength concrete.,
  • Concrete -- Curing.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCuring of high performance concrete.
    StatementNicholas J. Carino, Kenneth W. Meeks.
    SeriesNISTIR -- 6505.
    ContributionsMeeks, Kenneth W., National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16036589M

    Hanson DuracreteA concrete that delivers the highest ete, Hanson's High Performance Concrete is available from all Hanson Concrete plants across the UK. Ultimate strengths can exceed N/mm2, however it is the enhanced durability performance that is of most silica fume and the latest admixture technology, Duracrete has a . A complete review of the fast-developing topic of high performance concrete (HPC) by one of the leading researchers in the field. It covers all aspects of HPC from materials, properties and technology, to construction and testing.

      The book covers: 1. the fundamentals behind hydration, 2. how curing affects the properties of concrete, improving its long-term performance, 3. what curing technologies and techniques you can use for different applications, and 4. how to effectively specify, provide, and measure curing in a project. Key Words—Ultra-high performance concrete, UHPC, Fiber-reinforced concrete, Bridges, Accelerated construction, Durable infrastructure systems, Stress-strain, Compressive mechanical response. Notice —This document is disseminated under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Transportation in the interest of information exchange.

    • ACI defined high-performance concrete as a concrete meeting special combinations of performance and uniformity requirementsthat cannot always be achieved routinely using conventional constituents and normal mixing, placing, and curing practice. Definition - HPC P.K. Mehta and P.J.M. Monteiro, Concrete: Microstructure, Properties, and MaterialsFile Size: 1MB. Ultra high performance concrete is a modern creation that is changing the way we look at construction. While normal concrete has a strength rating in the range of 3, to 4, psi (pounds per square inch), ultra high performance concrete has a strength rating many times that.


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Final Curing Method (Wet Curing) of High Performance Concrete. For final curing, wet curing as adopted for conventional concretes, such as ponding water on the exposed surface or covering the exposed surface by wet burlap and keeping it wet by continuous sprinkling of water has been found to be effective.

Curing of High Performance Precast Concrete5 A typical accelerated curing cycle consists of four parts: 1. Preset (or Pre-heating) – this is the initial set of the concrete. Preset allows the product a period of time to. Curing of High Performance Precast Concrete. Proper curing of concrete is critical to ensuring a product that is strong, watertight, and durable.

Curing is the chemical reaction (referred to as hydration) that occurs between the cementitious materials and. The term Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) refers to a relatively new class of advanced cementitious composite materials whose mechanical and durability properties far surpass those of conventional concrete.

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Written for construction professionals who want to ensure the quality and longevity of their concrete structures, this book demonstrates that curing is well worth the effort and cost. Influence of curing temperature on the mechanical properties of high-performance concrete Article (PDF Available) in IOP Conference Series Materials Science and Engineering.

The compressive strength of silica fume concretes was investigated at low water-cementitious materials ratios with a naphthalene sulphonate superplasticizer. The results show that partial cement replacement up to 20% produce, higher compressive strengths than control concretes, nevertheless the strength gain is less than 15%.

In this paper we propose a model to evaluate Cited by: 6. Ultra-High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC), characterized by its outstanding mechanical and ductile performance, have received significant attention recently in the construction.

In this paper, curing of UHPFRC cubes and prisms at 20°C and 90°C has been investigated to quantify the differences in both mechanical and ductile. A complete review of the fast-developing topic of high performance concrete (HPC) by one of the leading researchers in the field.

It covers all aspects of HPC from materials, properties and technology, to construction and testing. The book will be. These include examples from hot and cold climates, as well as examples related to high-performance concrete, performance parameters, and specifications and testing.

Written for construction professionals who want to ensure the quality and longevity of their concrete structures, this book demonstrates that curing is well worth the effort and cost.

Internal Curing in High Performance Concrete International Journal of Advanced Structures and Geotechni cal Engineering ISSNVol.

04, No. 03, Julypp 1 high-performance concrete and why they are selected. Table lists properties that can be selected for high-performance con-crete.

Not all properties can be achieved at the same time. High-performance concrete specifications ideally should be perform-ance oriented. Unfortunately, many speci-fications are a combination of performance. material and documents referenced throughout the book. The authors have tried to make this Guide Specification for High-Performance Concrete Bridgesa concise and current reference on HPC technology.

Readers are encouraged to submit comments to improve future printings and editions of this Size: 1MB. High-performance concrete (HPC) is concrete that has been designed to be more durable and, if necessary, stronger than conventional concrete.

HPC mixtures are composed of essentially the same materials as conventional concrete mixtures, but the proportions are designed, or engineered, to provide the strength and durability needed for the structural and. Concrete is widely used because of its versatility, affordability, and availability of raw materials, strength, and durability.

Urban development that took place through the world in the last few decades yielded significant developments for concrete technology.

The term high-performance concrete (HPC) is relatively new, and it refers to many properties such as strength, durability, Cited by: 5. appropriate mixture proportions for high performance concrete with only locally available, conventional constituent materials and normal production and curing procedures.

Forthe purpose of this research program, high performance concrete is defined in terms of. Gagné, in Science and Technology of Concrete Admixtures, Introduction. On the first application of high-performance concrete having a water–cement ratio (w/c) or water–binder ratio (w/b) less thanearly severe cracking can be observed when the concrete is placed without any special water curing.

High Performance Mix Design Methods. Producing High Performance Concrete. Preparation for Concreting: What to do, How to do it and When to do it. Delivering, Placing and Controlling High Performance Concrete. Curing High Performance Concrete to Minimize Shrinkage. Properties of Fresh Concrete.

Temperature Increase. Testing High Performance Cited by:   High performance concrete (HPC) is a specialized series of concrete designed to provide several benefits in the construction of concrete structures that cannot always be achieved routinely using conventional ingredients, normal mixing and curing practices.

A complete review of the fast-developing topic of high performance concrete (HPC) by one of the leading researchers in the field. It covers all aspects of HPC from materials, properties and technology, to construction and testing/5.