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Effect of temperature on the ultrasonic wave velocity in OPC and HPC



Title: Effect of temperature on the ultrasonic wave velocity in OPC and HPC
Author(s): Q. Zhao, G. Yan, J. Ji, H. Li
Paper category : conference
Book title: International Conference on Microstructure Related Durability of Cementitious Composites
Editor(s): W. Sun, K. van Breugel, C. Miao, G. Ye and H. Chen
Print-ISBN: 978-2-35158-065-3
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-084-4
Publisher: RILEM Publications
Publication year: 2008
Pages: 1449 - 1454
Total Pages: 6
Nb references: 3
Language: English


Abstract: To clarify the effect of environment temperature on the ultrasonic wave testing, the ultrasonic velocity in ordinary Portland cement concrete (OPC) and high performance concrete (HPC) were researched under temperature of -10°C up to 30°C. Results showed that the effect of temperature on ultrasonic velocity could not neglected in OPC, especially at low temperature. The influence of temperature on ultrasonic wave velocity to the size effect of samples could be ignored. The variation of ultrasonic wave velocity with temperature in C30 concrete is consistent to C40 and C50 concrete. On base of this, the temperature correction coefficient of ultrasonic wave velocity in concrete was deduced. On the contrary, the environment temperature had slight effect on the ultrasonic wave velocity in HPC.


Online publication: 2009-06-09
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00