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Autogenous Deformation of Cement Paste and High-Performance Concrete



Author(s): Pietro Lura
Paper category: Proceedings
Book title: 3rd International RILEM Conference on Microstructure Related Durability of Cementitious Composites
Editor(s): Changwen Miao, Wei Sun, Jiaping Liu, Huisu Chen, Guang Ye and Klaas van Breugel
Print-ISBN: 978-2-35158-188-9
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-189-6
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2016
Pages: 42-47
Total Pages : 6
Language : English


Abstract: This paper presents the results of an experimental study on the influence of curing temperature and type of cement, i.e. Portland cement and Blast-Furnace Slag (BFS) cement, on the autogenous deformation of cement paste and concrete in the first week after casting.
The rate of the autogenous deformation depended on the curing temperature, both for cement pastes and concretes, while the magnitude of the shrinkage after some days was similar.
Another experimental finding is that cement pastes and concretes made with BFS cement showed higher shrinkage in the first days than concretes made with Portland cement.


Online publication : 2016
Publication type : full_text
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