Notes on Terminology

Title: Notes on Terminology
Author(s): RILEM
Paper category : conference
Book title: International RILEM Workshop on Internal Sulfate Attack and Delayed Ettringite Formation
Editor(s): K. Scrivener and J. Skalny
Print-ISBN: 2-912143-44-6
e-ISBN: 2912143802
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2004
Pages: XVI - XVI
Total Pages: 1
Nb references: 1
Language: English

Abstract: This workshop is concerned with a form of internal sulfate attack, in which there is no
excess sulfate either from the environment, from contaminated aggregates or from
oversulfated cement - i.e. the overall sulfate content of the concrete lies within normal limits. One of the main conclusions of this workshop is that such ISA is only possible when the concrete has experienced elevated temperatures during curing. Therefore it should probably be known as heat induced internal sulfate attack. However for the sake of coherence with past terminology the term DEF is widely used throughout the text.

Online publication: 2002-09-07
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00
doi: 10.1617/2912143802.00b

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