This book is a state-of-the-art report which documents current knowledge on the properties of fly ash in concrete and the use of fly ash in construction. It includes RILEM Recommendations on fly ash in concrete and a comprehensive bibliography including over 800 references.
"an invaluable guide and reference text" - Cement and Concrete Composites
Preface. Introduction. Characterization of fly ash. Origin of coal and burning conditions. Properties of fly ash. Fresh mortar and concrete with fly ash. Properties of freshly mixed mortar and concrete. Admixtures and air content. Setting. Plastic shrinkage. Hardened mortar and concrete with fly ash. Hydration and strength. Deformations. Frost resistance. Chemical resistance. Carbonation. Chloride attack on steel reinforcement. Electrical resistivity. Other uses of fly ash. Cement. Binders with fly ash. Precast concrete. Bricks and blocks. Lightweight aggregates. Fly ash in road construction. Fly ash in soil stabilization. Fly as asphalt-filler. Fly ash as fill. Waste neutralizaton and stabilization. References. Appendix. RILEM Recommendations: Fly ash in concrete - Test methods. Index.