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Durability of Lightweight Concrete for Arctic Concrete Structures

  • Y. Nojiri
  • Y. Tazawa
  • Y. Nobuta
Conference paper

Abstract

The experimental results regarding characteristics of lightweight concrete incorporating condensed silica fume are discussed. Many factors such as type and moisture content of lightweight aggregates, dosage of condensed silica fume, air content, water to cement ratio are selected as experimental factors. It was concluded that high strength and durable lightweight concrete satisfying requirements for arctic concrete structures could be obtained by using lightweight aggregate with low moisture content and utilizing condensed silica fume as a mineral admixture.

Keywords

Compressive Strength Silica Fume Strength Development Fresh Concrete Lightweight Aggregate 
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References

  1. 1).
    CANMET/ACI, “Fly Ash,ilica Fume, Slag and Other Mineral By-products in Concrete,” Publication SP-79, ACI, JULY 1983Google Scholar
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    Tazawa, Y., Nobuta, Y. and Ishi, A., “Physical Properties and Durability of High-strength Lightweight Concrete Incorporating Condensed Silica Fume,” Proceeding of 6th Annual Conference of Japan Concrete Institute, Vol. 6, pp. 121–124, JULY 1984 (in Japanese)Google Scholar
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    Hjorth, L., “Microsilica in Concrete,” Nordic Concrete Research Publication, No. 1, 1982Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Nojiri
    • 1
  • Y. Tazawa
    • 1
  • Y. Nobuta
    • 1
  1. 1.Kajima Institute of Construction TechnologyKajima CorporationChofu, Tokyo, 182Japan

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