Durability of High Performance Concrete

by Paul Zia, North Carolina State Univ, Raleigh, United States,
M. R. Hansen, North Carolina State Univ, Raleigh, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Pacific Rim TransTech Conference?Volume II: International Ties, Management Systems, Propulsion Technology, Strategic Highway Research Program


The freeze-thaw durability and the resistance to chloride penetration of high performance concrete (HPC) developed for highway applications were investigated. This paper summarizes the results of three types of tests; namely, freeze-thaw test, rapid chloride permeability test, and AC impedance test.

Subject Headings: High-performance concrete | Material durability | Strength of materials | Highways and roads | High-strength concrete | Chloride | Permeability (material)

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