Journal Published Online: 01 July 1988
Volume 10, Issue 1

Evaluation of the Frost Resistance of Concrete Using Critical Dilation



A new definition of critical dilation is proposed for use in ASTM Test Method for Critical Dilation of Concrete Specimens Subjected to Freezing (C 671). Using this new definition, only a single cycle of freezing is needed to determine whether or not a specimen is frost resistant.

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Buck, AD
Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS
Pages: 3
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Stock #: CCA10032J
ISSN: 0149-6123
DOI: 10.1520/CCA10032J