Materials and Structures

, Volume 39, Issue 9, pp 911–918 | Cite as

Prediction of the long-term durability of lightweight aggregate concrete mixtures under severe marine environment

  • Yannick Maltais
  • Eric Ouellet
  • Jacques Marchand
  • Eric Samson
  • Douglas Burke
Original Article


As part of the U.S. Navy program for the Modular Hybrid Pier development, a predictive durability analysis has been carried out to establish the feasibility of using lightweight aggregate concrete mixtures to achieve the 100-year design life under severe marine conditions. The long-term durability of concrete was predicted using both laboratory testing and numerical modeling.


Ettringite Calcium Silicate Hydrate Concrete Cover Concrete Mixture Calcium Hydroxide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yannick Maltais
    • 1
  • Eric Ouellet
    • 1
  • Jacques Marchand
    • 2
  • Eric Samson
    • 1
  • Douglas Burke
    • 3
  1. 1.SIMCO Technologies Inc.QuebecCanada
  2. 2.Laval UniversityQuebecCanada
  3. 3.Naval Facilities Engineering Service CenterCaliforniaUSA

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