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    Significance of Tests and Properties of Concrete and Concrete-Making Materials

    Klieger P, Lamond JF
    Published: 1994

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    Table of Contents


    The Nature of Concrete

    Techniques, Procedures, and Practices of Sampling of Concrete and Concrete-Making Materials

    Statistical Considerations in Sampling and Testing

    Variability of Concrete-Making Materials

    The Role of Cement and Concrete Testing Laboratories

    Research Needs

    Factors Influencing Concrete Workability

    Air Content, Temperature, Unit Weight, and Yield

    Making and Curing Concrete Specimens

    Time of Setting


    Cement and Water Content of Fresh Concrete

    Concrete Strength Testing

    Prediction of Potential Concrete Strength at Later Ages

    Freezing and Thawing

    Corrosion of Reinforcing Steel

    Embedded Metals and Materials Other Than Reinforcing Steel

    Abrasion Resistance

    Elastic Properties and Creep

    Bond with Reinforcing Steel

    Petrographic Examination

    Volume Change

    Thermal Properties

    Pore Structure and Permeability

    Chemical Resistance of Concrete

    Resistance to Fire and High Temperatures

    Air Content and Unit Weight of Hardened Concrete

    Analyses for Cement and Other Materials in Hardened Concrete

    Nondestructive Tests

    Petrographic Evaluation of Concrete Aggregates

    Alkali-Silica Reactions in Concrete

    Alkali-Carbonate Rock Reaction

    Degradation Resistance, Strength, and Related Properties

    Grading, Shape, and Surface Properties

    Soundness, Deleterious Substances, and Coatings

    Unit Weight, Specific Gravity, Absorption, and Surface Moisture

    The Pore System of Coarse Aggregates

    Thermal Properties of Aggregates

    Hydraulic Cements—Physical Properties

    Hydraulic Cement—Chemical Properties

    Mixing and Curing Water for Concrete

    Curing and Curing Materials

    Air-Entraining Admixtures

    Chemical Admixtures

    Mineral Admixtures

    Ready Mixed Concrete

    Lightweight Concrete and Aggregates

    Cellular Concrete

    Concrete for Radiation Shielding

    Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

    Preplaced Aggregate Concrete

    Roller-Compacted Concrete (RCC)

    Polymer-Modified Concrete and Mortar


    Organic Materials for Bonding, Patching, and Sealing Concrete

    Packaged, Dry, Cementitious Mixtures

    Author Index

    Committee: C09

    DOI: 10.1520/STP169C-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5290-8

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2053-2