This book forms the proceedings of a workshop held in Hiroshima in June 1998 and derive from the work of a Technical Committee of the Japan Concrete Institute. Topics include test and prediction methods, the science of autogenous shrinkage, strain and stress, and consequent design concerns.
"This volume offers an interesting and in-depth view of the research conducted over the past ten years by agencies and institutes across a variety of countries, and results in a fuller and deeper understanding of the particular phenomenon of autogenous shrinkage caused by cementhydration…" L'Industria Italiana del Cemento
Committee report. Chemical shrinkage and autogenous shrinkage. Autogenous shrinkage and measurement. Effect of materials on autogenous shrinkage. Separation of volume change components and prediction of shrinkage. Modeling of autogenous shrinkage. Prediction of autogenous shrinkage stress. Discussions and conclusions.