This international overview of current research and development contains the papers presented at the First International Conference on Concrete under Severe Conditions, held in Sapporo, Japan, in August 1995.
"This conference aimed to provide specialists with the opportunity of discussing issues in a wider context than their own fields in the hope of influencing research."
Keynote papers. Freeze-thaw test. Freeze-thaw durability I. Freeze-thaw durability II. Freeze-thaw durability III. Concrete under low temperature. Permeability. Surface properties. Corrosion I. Corrosion II. Chloride movement. Repair I. Repair II. Regional characteristics. Concreting under severe conditions. Coating. Mix design. Testing and evaluation. High Temperature environment. Carbonation and ASR. Chemical resistance. Special concrete. Interface: Durability and mechanics. Aseismic design. Time dependency and temperature effect. Impact and fatigue. Flexure and shear.