Shrinkage, Swelling and Creep in Cement

by A. Hrennikoff,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 1, Pg. 581-607

Document Type: Journal Paper


Reference is made to author's previous article, indexed in Engineering index 1958 p 175; active water theory is presented; it attributes phenomena considered to stress condition in film of water surrounding cement grains when cement is moist; theory agrees well with several aspects of cement behavior in course of shrinkage and swelling; it also provides convincing explanation for creep.

Subject Headings: Cement | Engineering education | Grain (material) | Moisture | Wells (water) | Shrinkage (material) | Swelling (material) | Creep

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