Elevated temperatures are known to affect the properties of both fresh and hardened concrete. This book describes in detail these effects and explains the mechanisms involved with particular reference to their practical aspects.
Table of Contents
Portland cement. Setting and hardening. Mineral admixtures and blended cements. Workability. Early volume changes and cracking. Concrete strength. Drying shrinkage. Creep. Durability of concrete. Corrosion of reinforcement. Index.
Itzhak Soroka is Professor of Civil Engineering at the National Building Research Institute, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology at Haifa.