SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 2006

Chapter 38: Hydraulic Cement-Chemical Properties


A CHAPTER ON THE CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF hydraulic cements was included in ASTM STP 169C and this chapter is largely similar to that in the previous edition. It provides an overview and introduction to the chemistry of hydraulic cements, which has been, and remains, a fascinating and challenging topic for researchers, engineers and specifiers. Many aspects of hydraulic cement chemistry directly influence cement properties and performance in concrete, and an understanding of the chemistry can provide insight into specification provisions and test methods.

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DeHayes, SM
Florida Materials Division, Rinker Materials Corporation, West Palm Beach, FL
Tennis, PD
, Fort Mill, SC
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Developed by Committee: C01
Pages: 450–461
DOI: 10.1520/STP37756S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5520-6
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-3367-9