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

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Abstract: 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 | Water management | Shrinkage (material) | Swelling (material) | Creep | Engineering education | Grain (material) | Moisture

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