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Concrete in the Service of Mankind : Radical concrete by Ravindra Dhir, Peter Hewlett

By Ravindra Dhir, Peter Hewlett

As a part of the ""Concrete within the carrier of Mankind"" set, those convention lawsuits speak about radical concrete technology.

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The effectiveness of a carbonated outer layer to concrete in the prevention of sulphate attack, Proc. Int. Conf. 74–79. 17. , Measurements of permeability. Proc. 8th Int. Congress on the chemistry of cements, Rio de Janeiro, FINEP, 1986,Vol. 5, pp 29–34. 18. THE CONCRETE SOCIETY REPORT. Permeability of concrete and its control. London, December 1985. 19. C. structures exposed to marine and other salt-laden environments, Presented at Structural Faults and Repair, Edinburgh, 1994. HOLISTIC APPROACH TO DURABILITY OF STEEL REINFORCED CONCRETE N S Berke M P Dallaire M C Hicks A C MacDonald W R Grace & Co USA Radical Concrete Technology.

Certification of compatibility between the chosen superplasticiser and the cement is required, and a retarder is to be used. The concrete will be supplied by ready-mixed concrete and all loads must be at least 1m3 less than the truck capacity. The bridge will be monitored visually, by tests on cores, 1/2 cell tests and graphite probe measurements for an extended period in order to evaluate its performance. 9 km bridge, now under construction, will join Prince Edward Island to the Canadian mainland at Jourmain Island, New Brunswick.

Car park decks are a particularly severe exposure due to the fact that chloride is usually not washed off the covered decks. Chloride builds up much faster on the surface than occurs for a bridge deck and after 15 years of exposure can be at 19 kg/m3 [49]. 88×10−8 cm2/s). Clearly, for a 40 year service life, additional corrosion protection would be required. This protection could be provided with calcium nitrite. Increased concrete cover or less permeable concrete is not necessarily an option due to increased dead loads and ceiling height requirements, and because of difficulties in placing the concrete.

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