A Hard Look at Concrete

by James M. Shilstone, President; Shilstone and Associates, Dallas, TX,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1989, Vol. 59, Issue 1, Pg. 47-49

Document Type: Feature article


Concrete has been looked upon as something fixed and unchanging, a generic, nondescript mass, But it demands specific engineering attention. Because many existing concrete studies are outdated, it's time to address today's conditions. There are new products and processes, and such concrete types as admixtures, fly ash, pulverized slag and silica fume are here to stay.

Subject Headings: Concrete | Concrete admixtures | Fly ash | Slag | Silica

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