SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 2006

Chapter 32: Degradation Resistance, Strength, and Related Properties of Aggregates


THIS CHAPTER CONCENTRATES ON TESTS RELATING to degradation of aggregates—both wet and dry tests—and includes a discussion of the effect of aggregate strength on concrete. Also, the effect of aggregates on wear and frictional properties of concrete in service is briefly covered.

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Meininger, RC
Federal Highway Administration, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, McLean, VA
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Developed by Committee: C09
Pages: 365–376
DOI: 10.1520/STP37750S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5520-6
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-3367-9