Contractors and Production of Durable Air-Entrained Concrete

by Weston T. Hester, (M.ASCE), Asst. Prof.; Dept. of Civ. Engrg., Univ. of California, Berkeley, Calif.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1978, Vol. 104, Issue 2, Pg. 167-178


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: The contractor-modification of air-entrained concrete mix proportions and production practices to suit actual construction conditions is covered in detail. The effects of alternate mix materials, materials proportions, and mixing practices on air entrainment characteristics and concrete durability are outlined. The effects of conventional, accelerated, and extreme curing practices on concrete durability are reviewed. The selection and implementation of quality control tests for air-entrained concrete is covered.

Subject Headings: Material durability | Concrete | Entrainment | Materials processing | Contractors and subcontractors | Concrete construction | Materials characterization

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